One of the powerful organs of the human system is the brain. It gives us the power to reason and make same judgements. However, it seems some people have higher IQ than others. This makes them look weird but that is who they are. Let’s look at 7 of the most intelligent people in the world.

Terence Tao

Terence Tao

 

Full Name : Terence Chi-Shen Tao

Date of birth : July 17, 1975 in Adelaide, South Australia

The first on the list is Terence Tao who has an IQ of 230. Tao is a Chinese American born in Australia. The astute mathematician had a score of 760 on the pre-1995 SAT when he was 8 years. At age 20, he received his PhD from Princeton University. He went on to become the youngest ever full professor at UCLA at age 24.

Christopher Hirata

Christopher Hirata

 

Date of birth :  November 30, 1982 in Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States

Nationality : American

Christopher Hirata was an incredible brainy since childhood who has an IQ of 225. He won a gold medal at the international physics Olympiad at age 13. With his level of intelligence, Christopher joined NASA on the mission conquering Mars at age 16. At age 22, he obtained his PhD from Princeton University and now teaches astrophysics in the CIT California Institute of Technology.

Kim Ung-Yong

Kim Ung-Yong

 

Date of birth : March 8, 1962 in Hongje-dong, Gangneung, South Korea

Nationality : South Korean

Kim Ung-Yong is a Korean civil engineer with a verified IQ of 210. He has been genius since childhood. Kim was able to speak and understand Korean and other languages when he was just six months. He was able to read Korean, English, German and Japanese when he was 3 years old. In addition, he was capable of solving difficult calculus questions at that young age.

Dr. Evangelos Katsioulis

Dr. Evangelos Katsioulis

 

Date of birth : January 19, 1976 in Ioannina, Epirus, Greece

Nationality : Greek

Dr. Evengelos is well known for his impeccable test scores and an IQ of 198. He is a medical doctor and physicist of Greek nationality. Dr Evangelos is the founder of World Intelligence Network and the AAAA.GR. He holds degrees in psychopharmacology, medical research technology and philosophy.

Christopher Langan

Christopher Langan

 

Date of birth : 1952, San Francisco, California, United States

Nationality : American

Christopher Langan is an American autodidact. He is considered to have an IQ between 195 and 210. Langan is regarded as the smartest man in in the United States. At the age of three, he taught himself how to read. He developed what he calls “Cognitive-Theoretic Model of the Universe” (CTMU), which is a “theory of the relationship between mind and reality”.

Mislav Predavec

Mislav Predavec

 

Mislav Predavec is a Croatian mathematician and professor. He is considered to have an IQ of about 192. Predavec is the founder of GenerIQ Society, a group of some of the most intelligent people in the world. He also ownes a trading company, where he serves as a director.

Marilyn vos Savant

Marilyn vos Savant

 

Date of birth : August 11, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

Nationality : American

Marilyn von Savant is one of the most intelligent women on the planet. According to the Guinness Book of Records, she had an IQ score of 190 in 1985. For five consecutive years, she was adjudged the most intelligent woman. She is a columnist for Parade Magazine.

Philip Emeagwali

Philip Emeagwali

 

Date of birth : 23 August 1954 in Akure, Nigeria

Nationality : Nigerian

Philip Emeagwali is an astute Nigerian engineer, computer scientist, mathematician, and geologist. He is considered to have an IQ of 190. He used a Connection Machine supercomputer to detect a petroleum field, which won him a Golden Bell Prize in 1989.

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