Intelligence is believed to be a God-given but not a learnt skill. The intelligent persons have extra knowledge on how to do certain things. In most cases, they do what seems complicated in a very simple way. They offer the best solution that surpasses other people’s imagination. The following is the top 10 most intelligent persons in the world 2017 review-a current review based on facts. Enjoy reading!
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10. Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking was born in Oxford in England and has proven that he is the most intelligent person more than once. However, he presently experiencing paralyses. His exceptional IQ level has made him go higher than his paralysis. His Science and Cosmology contribution is unmatched as he has actually used quantum mechanics, and the famous theory of relativity which makes an introduction of cosmology to people all around the world. He is also considered to be the man of Science. The renowned theoretically physicist and a cosmologist has never ever failed to astonish everybody with his inspiring IQ level of 160.
9. Andrew Wiles
Sr. Andre Wiles is among the most intelligent persons in the world, a British mathematician and a Royal Society Research Professor at Oxford University, who specializes in number theory. Notable for proving Fermat’s Last Theorem. His IQ level stands at 170 and currently most successful person in the world.
8. Paul Gardner Allen
He got an IQ level of 170 and one of the most influential people in his field and known to be a good decision maker. Paul Gardner Allen is an American business magnate, an investor and philanthropist, and the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation with Bill Gates. In March 2013, he was estimated to be the 53rd-richest person in the world, with his wealth estimated at $15 billion.
7. Judit Polgar
Judit Polgar lived a childhood filled with extensive chess training from her father. The fact that she defeated nine former and current world champions including Garry Kasparov, Boris Spassky, and Anatoly Karpov. She was born in Hungary in 1976, and has grown to become a chess grandmaster and is so far the strongest female chess player in history. In 1991, Polgár achieved the title of Grandmaster at the age of 15 years and 4 months, and is considered the youngest person to do so until then. Polgar is not only a chess master but a certified brainier with a recorded IQ of 170.
6. Garry Kasparov
He has totally amazed the world with his extra outstanding IQ level of more than 190. A Russian chess Grandmaster and a former World Chess Champion, a writer and political activist. He the greatest chess player of all time holding the title from 1986 until his retirement in 2005. He was ranked world No. 1 for 225 out of 228 months. He became the youngest ever undisputed World Chess Champion in 1985 by defeating then-champion Anatoly Karpovat at the age of 22.
5. Rick Rosner
He is gifted with an IQ level of 192, He is an American television producer best known for creating the television show CHiPs. He then later developed a portable satellite television in partnership with DirecTV.
4. Kim Ung-Yong
He is gifted with a verified IQ of 210, Korean civil engineer who is considered the master in child prodigy. He started speaking at an early age of 6 months, understanding Korean and other different languages and by age 14, he was already able to resolve complex calculus problems as was exposed live on Japanese television. He also appeared on the Guinness book of World Record.
3. Christopher Hirata
Christopher has an IQ level of 225 which is considered phenomenal. At age of 16, he was already working with NASA in its mission of conquering Mars. He obtained Ph.D. at the Princeton University at the age of 22. He is an authorized child genius and currently teaching astrophysics in the CIT California Institute of Technology.
2. Marilyn vos Savant
She has an outstanding IQ of 228. An American magazine columnist, author, lecturer and a playwright who rose to fame after appearing in the Guinness Book of World Records in the category of “Highest IQ.” She has her column in a Sunday Parade Magazine named “Ask Marilyn,” a Parade magazine where she engages in solving puzzles and answers questions on various subjects.
1. Terence Tao
Terence Tao started to astonish people with his childhood days. His intelligence made him receive inspiring awards like the 2003 clay research award, Salem Prize in 2000, and The Bôcher Memorial Prize in 2002. He is also the youngest professor of UCLA. He is an Australian Mathematician working in harmonic analysis, partial differential equations, additive combinatory, random matrix theory, and analytic number theory. He carries an Intelligence quotient level of 230.