So that is why I voted him. Among us smart folk, Einstein is considered "a little slow", and Hawking "means well", but you have to be a little clever just to appreciate the accomplishments of Goethe. Albert Einstein. won the new Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics, John Stuart Mill was a 19th century political philosopher and member of the British parliament. At 8, NASA. Marie Curie is truly awesome. As a student of philosopher Jeremy Bentham, Mill championed utilitarianism and criticized unlimited state control. His estimated IQ scores range from 190 to 200 by different measures. Goethe, will be the day that everyone understands why Goethe is #1 beyond anyone the future has yet to produce. He wrote over 40 symphonies by the time he was 35. Hopefully that will change in the coming generations, though. One need only survey his least weighty works, the Poetics and On Rhetoric, to be stunned at Aristotle's stunning genius. His IQ scores range from 200 to 210 by different measures. Science, literature, politics, invention, people skills and leadership are all areas in which he was the authority. He was a cousin of Charles Darwin and became interested in eugenics and evolution after the "Origin of Species" was published in 1859. But I'm sorry, religion will never surpass Science. She was in college by age 12, and by 15 she was teaching college-level math classes, according to the Sentinal. I didn't choose Jesus for the fact that he ain't people. He was also a fantastic mathematician and physicist. Moreover much of his theories turn out to be a mystery to most of the people. This man is amazing! His estimated IQ scores range from 165 to 210 by different measures. Not many maths genius have invented new mathematical symbols! He predicted nobody will interfere with rearming, breaking Versailes, recapturing Alsas, Austria and Czech. He has no beginning and no end. That would be too threatening. Galileo is my major idol, and I believe he should have a way better position on this list, I do not dispute that Newton and Einstein are undoubtedly the science giants and Shakespeare the art giant. Gas, gravity? Still, we found it thoughtful enough to warrant a second look. Leonhard Euler was a Swiss mathematician and physicist. It is intelligent to put the gravity in numbers. Leonardo the Vinci is his close second.By the way, people who vote for Hitler should have their priorities sorted out. People like to leave the X-Men’s resident super genius out of the conversation of the smartest men in the world, but he deserves respect. Was also interested in Human anatomy and provided valuable contributions to everything he did, as a hobby or a job! She achieved fame when her extrapolated score of 228 (based on a childhood test) was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records in 1985. He had an intense rivalry with Thomas Edison throughout his life, and many of his projects were funded by JPMorgan, who would later become his business partner. If you love history see how well you do against the smartest people America has to offer by answering these questions! Having been re-invented a few times and been featured at various ages, she may have been smarter than Reed at the age of two! But he didn't matter on him what appearance he has... For him on his ability and determination he use is important to me... Ben Franklin was a genius in many area not just one or two. Stephen Hawking. Although she is at No. Sir Isaac Newton was instrumental in the scientific revolution of the 17th century. This famous man is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, planners and executors of ideas in all of humanity. And how is he ranked lower than Kesha and Michael Jackson? For instance, he tried more than a thousand of times how to make a light bulb and he hadn't ever given up. IQ scores range from 170 to 210 by different measures. He was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) early on and always dreamed of becoming a game show host. Below is a compilation of ten such smartest people in history, who would leave you in a state of inspiration as well as awe. And not only was he a genius in science but also in engineering and art. later on that she had the highest IQ in the world. necessary and contingent truths, possible worlds, and the principle of sufficient reason. Oh and he invented the telegraph (basis of all modern communication), but just on the side. Hitler was a dysfunctional loser but Pythagoras and others here were major contributors to humanity. A painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer, Leonardo da Vinci was perhaps the most diversely talented person to have ever lived. Knowledge is man's greatest treasure, and this man greatly expanded human knowledge and has paved the way for so many others, including so many side disciplines. in 1856, Nikola Tesla went on to invent the Tesla coil and alternating current machinery. This was perhaps his biggest asset.3. "A lot of the dreams that people heard about, of winning a Nobel Prize and going to doctorate school, is mostly my father," Adragon told CBS. His words are embedded inside each of our subconsciouses. Illustrated in his desire to give the world an unlimited supply of free electrical energy. She discovered 2 elements, Polonium and Radium, plus, she invented the X-ray, without her, many people could have had broken bones and we would have never known! In fact, he is so far beyond anyone else there is literally no comparison, except for Plato, his teacher.Western civilization is based upon Aristotle.Biology, ethics, physics, animal science, philosophy, rhetoric, drama, politics including the structures of the USA and of constitutional republics- these and more were started by or had their foundation set by Aristotle. 5. Not only redefined gravity, but also took the understanding of time to the next level. Clausius made thermodynamics a science, coined the term "entropy," and developed, He was also one of the first scientists to suggest that molecules are made up of. In 1900, Morgan invested $150,000 in Tesla's, Wardenclyffe Tower — a transatlantic wireless communication system that Tesla never completed. His WW1 record proves that having obtained Iron Cross on battlefield and almost blind after gas attack.4. I see she is the only women on the list, but what more could I have expected from this century. Many geniuses are ahead of their time. Leo built the catapult for some rich dude then he soon left that department and painted the Mona Lisa or the Last Dinner. the "Origin of Species" was published in 1859. The next in this list of 10 smartest people 2019 is Andrew Wiles, a British mathematician born in 1953. His estimated IQ scores range from 250 to 300 by different measures. But remember the Vinci had none of the technology or schooling of modern times. Television personality and former stripper Rick Rosner is one of the smartest living men in the world with IQ scores ranging from 140 to 250 by different measures. Brilliant yet socially inept, Leopold latched on to Loeb, who was good looking and popular, according to Biography.com. George Washington was a humble man who had the chance to become "king" of the U.S. but he didn't abuse his power in the American Revolution. By age 22, Kearney had earned four bachelor's degrees (in anthropology, computer science, geology, and chemistry) and a doctorate in chemistry, ABC reported. He revolutionized music in a way no one else could of. The crime inspired the Alfred Hitchcock film "Rope.". This is not right at all. He had a legendary memory and could recite the entire "Aeneid" word-for-word. "It wasn't something I cared about doing.". He taught himself to play violin at 7! Amazing this woman was as accomplished as she was for her time. Although his achievement's have not have an impact that is evident, he as well as the philosopher Montaigne where among the first to tackle the subject of sexuality and his idea's inspired so many sexologist, as we know call them, to make there theories that have brought equality among the sexes, and is freeing sexuality today. His 1859 essay "On Liberty," in which he argues that liberty is a fundamental human right, sparked controversy in its unequivocal endorsement of individuality and freedom of speech. His estimated IQ scores range from 190 to 200 by different measures. Following I believe would be King David. Twice Shakespeare! He joined the faculty shortly after earning his doctorate fom Princeton at 21 and was a tenured professor by the age of 24. Without him, who knows where we would be. Stephen Hawking is probably the smartest person ever known. Hypatia was frequently targeted and criticized for her Pagan values and for teaching the decidedly non-Christian philosophy of, She was killed in the streets of Alexandria. He's wired into our psyche. His general philosophy relating to ethics and natural law formed the basis of much of what is now know as Western Civilization. A genius. They can answer probably anything from simple arithmetic to the most complicated rocket science question. His recorded score... #2 – Terrance Tao. They have to be #1 at all costs. one year before his mysterious disappearance during a boat trip from Palermo to Naples. His IQ scores range from 211 to 230 by different measures. Euler was one of the founders of pure mathematics and further developed the study of integral calculus. Shortly after he failed to arrange a papal annulment of Henry's marriage to Catherine of Aragon, Wolsey was arrested for treason. Thims then adjusted the IQ scores he thought were inaccurate by reading through many of the individuals' works to check for errors. Maxwell is credited with laying the foundations for quantum theory and was was revered by many, including Einstein. for his contributions to international law. He even states so himself, when asked, "who are you then? " Considered by Einstein to be "the last man in the world to know everything," Goethe was a German polymath who founded the science of, and developed one of the earliest known theories of. The Brain Research Institute in Moscow. Even people usually call him "musical genius". He was also an Egyptologist who helped decipher the Rosetta Stone. His estimated IQ scores range from 160 to 200 by different measures. His IQ score was reported to be in the range of 190-210. How was the universe created then? He did suffer at the hands of the Romans and he could easily be of exceptionally high morals, but to say that he knows all and is so superior to scientific geniuses like Einstein, Darwin and Hawking is an insult to the human race. Gauss was definitely very, very special indeed! Hitler took it and twisted it to meet his sociopathic goals. His estimated IQ scores range from 190 to 205 by different measures. (Aquinas being the 4th), It is intelligent to study the galaxies and create a math based on that. Langan has been dubbed “the smartest man in America.” 28. Not to mention that Marie Curie also faced hardships too, such as a scientist go against her. You only have to read his quotes to notice that. He was awarded. His speaking capabilities were moving, inspiring, and outstanding, and partly resulted in the mindset shift that was part of the creation of an economic and geopolitical world power in an extremely short timespan. So if you have broken a bone, and appreciate it being fixed, vote for Marie Curie! Sir Isaac Newton. Tesla was not seeking to make a profit off of his genius, but instead wanted to improve upon the living conditions of not only his contemporaries, but also for their descendants and the future generations that would follow. God bless and keep him for as long as he can make it. Thims evaluated both IQ and accomplishments to rank the smartest people in history. Sho Yano enrolled in Loyola University at age 9, graduating summa cum laude three years later, the Chicago Tribune reported. He has taken more than 30 IQ tests and received the highest score ever on more than 20 of them, he told Business Insider back in November. In 1900, Morgan invested $150,000 in Tesla's Wardenclyffe Tower — a transatlantic wireless communication system that Tesla never completed. Alexander the Great. Sir Francis Galton was an English polymath best known for his research in eugenics and human intelligence. Even more admirable than tesla's unparalleled genius, however was his empathy and concern for the betterment of human society as a whole. We know they were real and not just a myth. The other factor in creating this unimaginably strong and productive empire came from his abilities of organizing and creating industries and ideas that were absolutely ingenious and successful to his nation. As you’re reading this, you probably already have an idea of some of the most evil people in the history of the world. He was rejected as a painter or artist because his works were too vibrant and was Post Modern Impressionism. And I think Abe Lincoln, one of my favorite presidents, should be so low on the list either! He's credited with developing the modern weather map and introducing the use of fingerprints in police work. I’m surprised. since. In his later life he campaigned to abolish slavery! The Brain Research Institute in Moscow reported later on that she had the highest IQ in the world. He has taken more than 30 IQ tests and received the highest score ever on more than 20 of them, he, Vos Savant dropped out of Washington University after two years to. Being called as one of eight smartest people on Earth, Bruce Banner notably referred as into fourth, fourth most intelligent person on the planet. Christopher Langan is often considered as one of the smartest men on American soil. I hate the SS but am still proud of how ...more, He was so ahead in the understanding of physics that there was literally no math at the time that was required to mathematically describe his theory! See where each is ranked: 250-300 – William James Sidis had a predicted IQ of 250-300 We rounded up 30 of the smartest celebrities in Hollywood who are high-school valedictorians, Ivy Leaguers, MENSA members, and certified geniuses in their own rights. The Smartest People in History The term "intelligence quotient" is fairly new, having been first used and popularized by William Stern in 1912. His estimated IQ scores range from 180 to 200 by different measures. Jones has studied Latin, French, Spanish, and German. I'm a Jew writing this and Jews are smarter than anybody else. There is actual evidence of healings that science can’t explain. At age 9, Cawley could recite Pi to 518 decimal places, the Telegraph reported. The day that Willard Gibbs becomes synonymous with Johann Goethe, will be the day that everyone understands why Goethe is #1 beyond anyone the future has yet to produce. But I voted without really stopping to think and if I had that vote again I would vote for Rothko. investigating the colonization of Mars, and at 22 he received his PhD in physics from Princeton. Nathan Leopold is higher too, but Nathan Leopold had no impact on science. In reply to Anonymous User's comment, Peter Wilson says: Chris. She was also the first woman to earn a doctorate in Europe. Unlike Steve hawking's or Albert Einstein. He studied math at Cambridge and had a keen interest in psychology throughout his life. Throughout history there have been many people who have impacted the world in ways unimaginable. Like Einstein, Hilbert and so on and on. He was one of the greatest scientists of the ancient world. There is SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE of him rising from the grave. His writings were particularly influential in the study of electromagnetism. He had gift for selecting right people for right job. Robert Jarvik, the inventor of the Jarvik artificial heart. Or at least famous for being smart. These ignored facts about Charles Darwin may shin some light on the true greatness of this character. I saw him on the list and I was too curious to avoid looking him up and seeing his descriptions and works and such. Highly regarded after his death by philosophers and mystics, Swedenborg claimed he could visit heaven and hell at will and that his ideas about spirituality, God, and Christ came to him in dreams and visions. Considered to be the greatest German mathematician of the 19th century, Carl Gauss was a child prodigy who went on to contribute extensively to the fields of number theory, algebra, statistics, and analysis. He was also a murderer who, along with his friend Richard Loeb, killed a 14-year-old boy, He is now a 39-year-old composer and web application developer living in Somerville, Massachusetts. He was able to defeat one of the best armies in the world with local militias. (ever seen science channel on DirectTV? ) Let’s find out in this article, where we list the 10 most evil people in history: He was the first recorded person in history to have Aspergers, a mild form of autism, and 10% of kids with autism have a genius level subject. Thims first compiled a list of people with IQ scores over 200 as a matter of curiosity. Top 10 Smartest People in History 1. Maxwell is credited with laying the foundations for quantum theory and was, was revered by many, including Einstein. He probably could have single handily destroyed the world. Fox Searchlight Pictures. The Majorana equation and Majorana fermions are named after him, and in 2006, the Majorana Prize in theoretical physics was established in his memory. In the work of Rothko I see myself, I see Rothko and I come to know that communication with another human being is not just possible but also a truly sublime experience. He attended Tufts instead, until Harvard finally let him in when he turned 11. He was challenged by anyone he met due to jealously stupidity of the other people. All of them have "accomplished" much more, and shaped the human history in a much greater way than 'ol Adolf. Sidis was reading The New York Times and typing out letters on a typewriter – in both English and French. In terms of IQ, he's one of the highest, but not the highest of all. Yet he could do this magnificent things. Galileo only made improvements to the spyglass/telescope. Though from a comparatively newer period, this man deserves to be on this checklist. Although Albert Einstein was a smart mathematician and physicist of his century, Mozart in my opinion, is the Einstein of music. entered the California Institute of Technology. He was just known for killing someone, and he is the smartest criminal. She is perhaps best known for her research into radioactivity (a term she coined), which was instrumental in the development of x-rays in surgery. Come on people if we didn't have the telephone then what would we be doing right now? At 16, Kim left NASA to go back to South Korea and earn a doctorate in civil engineering, Business Insider reported. It is because he is not only the most intelligent but also the most brave. Rudolf Clausius was a German physicist and mathematician best known for formulating the second law of thermodynamics. Hitler is the poster boy for that. 6. The 40 smartest people of all time 1. He was centuries ahead of his time. A deadly combination of intelligence and determination. Marie Curie was a Polish-born physicist and chemist. Benjamin Franklin was one of America's founding Fathers. "Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. No! His contributed extensively to the philosophy of language with his work on. Considered by Einstein to be "the last man in the world to know... 2. 4. Camukova can speak seven languages (Russian, English, French, Turkish, German, Arabic, and Persian) and eight Turkish dialects. He also had bipolar and functioned well without "modern medication". Grost's interests include painting and evolutionary biology. He now works in a business planning department at Chungbuk Development Corporation. Next to George Washington he may have been the greatest American of all time! with IQ scores ranging from 140 to 250 by different measures. He is best known for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2 which has been called the world's most famous equation. He in my opinion is the greatest genius ever. At his 18th birthday, he thought up a geomertical construction for dividing a circle in 17 equal parts (unsolved at the time). We all know that Albert Einstein is one of the smartest people to have walked the earth in terms of... 2. A few of them such as Newton might have been a century ahead of their time, whereas Archimedes with some of his developments and inventions such as infinitesimal calculus and using mathematics to describe the natural phenomenon (Archimedes' principle) might have been a millennium ahead of his time. Clearly, he is of grand influence and that takes clear intelligence. He died in Puerto Rico in 1971 at the age of 67. estimator for a commercial painting company. Created a theory based on fairy tales and false scientific evidence.In order for something to be scientific it must be able to be:Observed/monitored.Test and experimented in other words: Empirical evidence.Evolution has NO evidence at all, to claim such a fantasy as everything evolved "billions" of years ago how can you observe, experiment, or recreate at that prove it true? He wrote some 200 treatises dealing with philosophy, logic, many categories of science and human relationships. If you think about by the time he was 20 he wrote enough symphonies to last a lifetime. By the age of 2. Had he been born during the hippy eras, where they were into that vibrant technique, he would have been looked up to but people were just not into that at that time frame yet. How do you explain that one buddy. The guy structured math, and it influenced the entire scientific and mathematical body of knowledge ever since. History has produced many great personalities whose influence has outlived them by several decades or even centuries. If a picture is worth a 1000 words, the picture of Einstein's personal library must be worth at least 10,000 words, because among his books, the name GOETHE was the most representative author. Do you rank among the most intelligent people on the planet? American electrochemical engineer Libb Thims took an unorthodox approach when he set out to rank the smartest people of all time. His estimated IQ scores range from 190 to 205 by different measures. Einstein articulated the principle of relativity and attempted to disprove quantum theory until he died in 1955 at the age of 76. Here is a list of the 15 most influential people in history. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz is a name that some people should know but he’s not as popular as he should be. It is intelligent to be one of the world's greatest writers. cience lecture about acid and alkaloids at the age of 6, passed the Chemistry O level exam (meant for 16-year-olds) at 7, and enrolled in the Singapore Polytechnic at age 8. largely has his father to thank — or maybe, to blame — for his early success and ambition. He may be a genius, but he is not America's greatest inventor as people describe him to be. It took more than a century to understand his notes after his death.When Jacobi visited him and proudly presented the discovery of Jacobians, Gauss pulled some old dusty notes out of hisDrawer and showed Jacobi that he had already solved the problem like 30 years ago much more rigorously, but thought about it as a trivial matter not worth of much effort. IQ scores range from 190 to 200 by different measures. We quote Shakespeare every hour of every day, and don't even realise it. Good comments. He is the definition of genius. I fear he is at this position because people are ignorant of his achievements, which required both calm persistent logic, and free flowing unstoppable creativity. He was also a murderer who, along with his friend Richard Loeb, killed a 14-year-old boy while trying to commit "the perfect crime" in 1924. Of course, this list is highly subjective and at times seemingly random. These are the smartest people in the history of the world according to IQ (and some are still alive today). If you are looking for genius, look at him. Oct … Nadia Camukova, who has an IQ of 200, was born in Moscow in 1976. He had an intense rivalry with Thomas Edison throughout his life, and many of his projects were funded by JPMorgan, who would later become his business partner. He became a full professor of theoretical physics at the University of Naples one year before his mysterious disappearance during a boat trip from Palermo to Naples. Born in Hawaii in 1982, Kearney received a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Alabama at age 10. 10. Sho Yano enrolled in Loyola University at age 9, graduating summa cum laude three years later, the, Photo By Cyrus McCrimmon/The Denver Post via Getty Images), Dylan Jones, who has an IQ of 200, graduated at 16 from the Colorado School of Mines where he obtained a degree in math and computer science and a minor in bioengineering and life sciences, according to. The smartest person in history is believed to be German polymath Johann Goethe. Shakespeare knows the answer to that one. The qualifications for inclusion on our list are twofold: Intellectual brilliance , evidenced by a very high level of achievement, whether in the natural sciences, the social sciences, the humanities, literature, the fine arts, or public service; and One of the things he can do is talk to animals, they'll understand him, and talk to him back. After he was rejected in school, he put his passion into another possibility and became the most ruthless leader in history! His intuition was second to none. He was no coward. These are the 10 smartest people ever existed in history. Ok, so maybe Albert discovered the theory of relativity, and Jesus saved us all from death, but come on, Stephen Hawking has much knowledge of the universe and is currently helping us, in 2012, a lot. Jacobi returned home deeply impressed and wrote to his diary to have met a genius of gigantic proportions. Jesus is the most powerful person ever. William James Sidis is another individual whose exact IQ score is unknown. He changed the world. Science works with Math, resulting in intelligence, proof and explanation. She is my idol. He died at the age of 46 from a massive stroke. I doubt it because that piece of trash reads like the diary of an angry teenage virgin. The question is, however, is who makes the top 10 list of smartest people of all time? He was Poet, Lawyer, Botanist, Politician and Civil Servant Servant, Physicist, Zoologist, Landscape Painter and Theatre Manager. By clicking ‘Sign up’, you agree to receive marketing emails from Business Insider Thims estimates he had an IQ of 200. Maria Salomea Sklodowska was a famous chemist and a physicist. Hugo Grotius was a 17th century Dutch jurist and scholar best known for his contributions to international law. IQ scores range from 180-200 by different measures. He later attended Yale University and the University of Michigan, where he earned a doctorate in mathematics at age 23. By, 1597, 15 of his plays had been published, including "Richard II," "Henry VI," and "Much Ado About Nothing.". When. Experts believe that Da Vinci’s IQ was within the 180-190 range, making him one of the smartest people in history. Know the latest in healthcare industry with our Healthcare newsletter. He was a genius with great charisma and practical knowledge, also an excellent soldier and leader. Since we have Trump here, he needs to be here. His estimated IQ scores range from 180-200 by different measures. At 8, NASA invited him to study in the US. He was there when the universe was created. Religion is something only to believe, it does not lead to proof, therefore, doesn't lead to intelligence. (skipped a grade. ) ", Jesus Christ should be the first, then following would be Solomon since god gave him the intelligence and wisdom to rule a country fairly, Solomon was the wisest man (remember man)on earth. Consumed by the idea that his son would win a Nobel Prize by age 16, Agustin De Mello put obsessive pressure on Adragon to succeed, CBS reported in 2000. And this is all coming from a 13yr old girl. As we look throughout history, we know that there are many who stand out as highly intelligent. He rallied German people, economy and created powerful country - so very good manager. This might indicate that he was a step up on the human evolutionary scale. doing temp work as a bartender, night-club bouncer, and personal trainer. Vos Savant dropped out of Washington University after two years to dabble in stocks and real estate, according to Jezebel. A powerful orator is not the same as a smart man. Charles Darwin was not only the one man with the observational skill of a genius, (I'm making this statement because of how he realised the similarities in species and how the slight differences where difference of one environment), but he also managed to apply his observation to come up with such logically beautiful and seemingly flawless theories, at least so far. The include physicists, philosophers, painters, musicians, actors, generals, and political figures. Anything over 130 is extremely high, though it should be noted that IQ tests are a highly imprecise and controversial measure. Let this list motivate you! Isaac Newton. Thomas Young was an English physician and physicist whose contributions to the fields of vision, light, physiology, and language led to many important discoveries in optics and human anatomy. The question is, howev. The 10 smartest people in recorded history! His estimated IQ scores range from 182 to 205 by different measures. His IQ was 100, which is average. As he is usually portray as evil demon let's skip media campaign and dig deeper, shall we.Pros:1. Cognitive-Theoretic Model of the Universe, while trying to commit "the perfect crime", research in eugenics and human intelligence, leading mathematician and astronomer of her time, claimed he could visit heaven and hell at will, Wikimedia Commons/Johann Friedrich Wentzel, formulating the second law of thermodynamics, Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.