TOP 10 PEOPLE HAVE HIGHEST IQ SCORES IN THE WORLD (P.2)
We have already known there were some scientists in the world who had outstanding IQ score such as Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking. However, there’s still many people have higher IQ score than two mentioned scholar above.Intelligence is not only depends on some native factors but also developed over time and in a suitable environment. Therefore, some people are inborn intelligent, but some people are intelligent over time. Below are 10 people who have the highest IQ scores in the world.
What is IQ?IQ is a total score derived from several standardized tests which are designed to access human intelligence. IQ is a short form of term “Intelligence Quotient”. People who have high IQ have ability to receive, analyze and handle information in a deep level and with a high speed compared to normal people.
[ 10 PEOPLE WITH THE HIGHEST IQ TEST SCORES IN THE WORLD (P.1) ]
10. Stephen Hawking – IQ score: 160
“A Brief History of Time” became one of the best-seller books in the world with 10 million pieces sold. It helped Stephen Hawking and his contribution to the theoretical physics to be recognized and made a revolution of the theoretical physics in human knowledge.
9. Albert Einstein – IQ score: 160 – 190
Albert Einstein was born in Germany in 1879 and famous for the development of theory of relativity. It was one of the two theories which provided foundation for our modern knowledge of physics.
He also took part in developing nuclear fission, which caused him was confused when it applied to make nuclear weapons, especially atom bomb.
8. Judit Polgar – IQ score: 170
Judit Polgar is recognized as the best female chess player in ages when she achieved veteran level at the age of 15 and was the youngest veteran at that time.
She was also one of the first female veterans in world chess tournament and the first woman defeated number one veteran Garry Kasparov. Today, she still maintains her manner with continuous win.
7. Leonardo da Vinci – IQ score: 180 – 190
Leonardo da Vinci can be considered as one of the first famous scholars in the world (experts in many different areas) and a clear thumbnail of the concept “Renaissance Man”. He was not only an expert in art, sculptures, but also a talent of music, math, technology, geography, map measuring and literature.
6. Marilyn Vos Savant – IQ score: 190
After being recognized by Guinness, Marilyn Vos Savant became a well-known writer with a book “Ask Marilyn” and “Annie’s Mailbox”, where people could send her questions and receive answers from her.
5. Garry Kasparov – IQ score: 194
His talent made him to be famous not only in Russia, but also all over the world. Moreover, Garry Kasparov is also quite famous with politics activities, featured with against Deep Blue computer of IBM or support the oppose side in Russia when Vladimir Putin is a Prime Minister.
4. Kim Ung Yong – IQ score: 210
After his talent was published, he’s gone to America to work and research for NASA over 10 years. However, he felt disappointed with life in NASA, he decided to come back his hometown and became a teacher.
3. Christopher Hirata – IQ score: 225
Christopher Hirata registered in California Institute of Technology at the age of 14 and continued to learn Master at Princeton University when he was 22 years old.
2. Terence Tao – IQ score: 225 – 230
He was a co-receiver of Fields Medal in 2006 - a prize rewards the excellence and innovation in mathematics for people under 40.
At the present, he is teaching at California University in Los Angeles, USA.
1. William James Sidis – IQ score: 250 – 300
He was born in 1898 and began to learn math at Harvard University when he was 11. He became the youngest person who registered in the most reputed University of America.