Nigerian Listed Among The Top 10 Most Intelligent People In The World. The brain is the most mysterious part of the human body. It is the most essential parts of our system, but what is really with the brain that make other people seem to be so smart? some call them abnormalities but others take it as a gift.
There are a lot of intelligent people all around the world.
We are only left amazed and interested to find out who the smartest people in the world are and what they have accomplished. Let us take a look at the people with the highest IQ ever recorded – The 10 most intelligent people of the world.
10. Garry Kasparov
Garry Kasparov is alleged to have an IQ of 190.
Garry Kasparov has totally amazed the world, when he played to a draw against a chess computer that could calculate three million positions per second in 2003. He is a chess grandmaster from Russia. At the age of 22, he became the youngest undisputed world champion by defeating then-champion Anatoly Karpov.
9. Philip Emeagwali
Philip Emeagwali is alleged to have an IQ of 190.
Philip Emeagwali is a Nigerian-born engineer, mathematician, computer scientist and geologist. He designed the Hyperball computer which is able to forecast long-term global warming patterns. He won the 1989 Gordon Bell Prize, a prize from the IEEE, for his use of a Connection Machine supercomputer to help detect petroleum fields and for the Connection Machine contributions to Computer Science and to the world community
Philip Emeagwali designed the program and formula for the fastest computer on earth, the Connection Machine. He designed the system of parallel computers that are used by all search engines, for example Yahoo or Search.com. The parallel computer idea was also worked on by individuals such as Burton Smith and Daniel Hillis.
The Connection Machine with a program developed by Philip Emeagwali solved a 350 year old packing problem that was considered to be one of the great unsolved mathematics problems. The Connection Machine and Mr. Emeagwali also designed equations to explain how sperm swim, how polluted groundwater flows, how the Earth’s interior moves and causes volcanic eruptions, finally how to recover petroleum safer and in larger quantities.
The Igbo-born Nigerian is credited for inventing a formula that allows supercomputers powered by thousands of processors to perform billions of calculations per second, a discovery that made international headlines and inspired the reinvention of supercomputers.
The supercomputer comprises of thousands of networked computers and the Internet also comprises of millions of networked computers. The supercomputer spawned the Internet. Emeagwali’s 1970s hypothesis on 64,000 networked computers around the Earth led to his programming of 64,000 processors inside a big box to perform 3.1 billion calculations per second, a world record in 1989.
8. Marilyn vos Savant
Marilyn vos Savant has a verified IQ of 190.
In 1985, The Guinness Book of World Records accepted vos Savant’s IQ score of 190, and according to marilynvossavant.com, crowned her the woman with the highest IQ for five consecutive years — she has tested as high as 228 on various IQ tests. She is a popular columnist for Parade Magazine. Through “Ask Marilyn,” readers can send puzzles and questions on different subjects for vos Savant to solve and answer.
7. Mislav Predavec
Mislav Predavec is alleged to have an IQ of 192.
The Croatian maths professor Mislav Predavec ranked 7th on the list of the 10 most intelligent people in the world. He is the founder and president of the GenerIQ Society, an elite organization of some of the most intelligent people in the world. He is also the owner and director of a trade company.
6. Rick Rosner
Rick Rosner is alleged to have an IQ of 192.
Gifted with an amazing IQ of 192, by simply looking, Rick Rosner would not be thought of as one of the most intelligent people in the world. He has a rough and tough demeanor, having spent a number of years as a bar bouncer. He is an American television producer best known for creating the television show CHiPs. Rosner later developed a portable satellite television in partnership with DirecTV.
5. Christopher Langan
Christopher Michael Langan has a verified IQ of 195.
Christopher Langan is an American autodidact with an IQ reported to be between 195 and 210. He has been described as “the smartest man in America” as well as “the smartest man in the world” by the media. He began talking at six months, and taught himself to read when he was three. He has developed a “theory of the relationship between mind and reality” which he calls the “Cognitive-Theoretic Model of the Universe” (CTMU).
4. Dr. Evangelos Katsioulis
Evangelos Katsioulis is alleged to have an IQ of 198.
Known for his high intelligence test scores, Dr. Evangelos Katsioulis is a Greek national who works as a medical doctor and psychiatrist. He has earned degrees in philosophy, medical research technology and psychopharmacology. He is the founder of the World Intelligence Network (WIN), an international organization of high IQ societies and of the organization AAAA.GR, a pioneer voluntary team for the detection and support of gifted individuals in Greece. Katsioulis is also a good painter and a decent swimmer.
3. Kim Ung-Yong
Kim Ung-Yong has a verified IQ of 210.
With a verified IQ of 210, Korean civil engineer Ung Yong is considered the master in child prodigy. At the age of 6 months he was able to speak and understand Korean and other languages. At the age of 3 years, he could read several languages already, including Korean, Japanese, German and English, as well as solve complex calculus problems as exposed live on Japanese television. He was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records under “Highest IQ”.
2. Christopher Hirata
Christopher Hirata has a verified IQ of 225.
Christopher Hirata was genius from his childhood. When just 13, he made waves by getting a gold medal at the international physics Olympiad. At the age of 16, he was working with NASA in its mission of conquering Mars. At the age of 22, he obtained his Ph.D at the Princeton University. Hirata is an authorized child genius and currently he is teaching astrophysics in the CIT California Institute of Technology.
1. Terence Tao
Terrence Tao has a verified IQ of 230.
Gifted with an amazing IQ of 230, Terence Tao makes it to top the list of most intelligent people of the world