Top 10 Most Intelligent People in the World


Do you know anyone who knows everything about anything, don’t take it in a wrong sense. We are talking about world’s smartest people, who are exceptionally intelligent and talented. They probably know everything and their IQ scores proved it. Here is the list of the top 10 most intelligent people in the world.

10. Garry Kasparov (190 IQ)

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Garry Kasparov considered as one of the greatest chess player of all time. He is the first world champion to won a match against the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue in a highly publicized match in 1997.The 52 year old, Garry is the youngest ever undisputed World Chess Champion at age 22 by defeating then-champion Anatoly Karpov in 1985.

9. Philip Emeagwali (190 IQ)

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Philip Emeagwali is an African inventor and scientist living in USA for many years. He won Gordon Bell Prize, which has been called “Supercomputing’s Nobel Prize” in 1989 the formula that he invented that allows computers to perform their fastest computations. He is also described as “one of the great minds of the Information Age and as “a Father of the Internet”.

8. Marilyn Vos Savant (190 IQ)

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The 69 year old, Marilyn Vos Savant is an American magazine columnist, author, lecturer, and playwright, who is known for having the highest recorded IQ according to the Guinness Book of Records. She has written “Ask Marilyn” where readers can send puzzles and questions on different subjects and she solves and answers it

7. Mislav Predavec (192 IQ)

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Mislav Predavec is a maths professor and 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 director of a trading company. He is at 7th on the list of the 10 most intelligent people in the world.

6. Rick Rosner (192 IQ)

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Rick Rosner considered as one of the most intelligent people in the world. He is an American television producer and best known for creating the television show CHiPs. Rosner has also  developed a portable satellite television in partnership with DirecTV. He has also worked as a stripper and nude model in the past. He has IQ of 192 which makes him extraordinary.

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5. Christopher Langan (195 IQ)

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Christopher Langan is an American whose IQ was 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. Langan has developed a “theory of the relationship between mind and reality” which he calls the “Cognitive-Theoretic Model of the Universe” (CTMU). He is at 5th on the list of the 10 most intelligent people in the world.

4. Dr. Evangelos Katsioulis (198 IQ)

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Dr. Evangelos Katsioulis is a Greek national who works as a psychiatrist. He has earned degrees in three fields, namely philosophy, medical research technology and psychopharmacology. Katsioulis is also a good painter and a decent swimmer. He also indulges in a lot of traveling. He is the founder of the World Intelligence Network (WIN), an international organization of high IQ societies and of the organization AAAA.GR.

3. Kim Ung Yong (210 IQ)

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This South Korean has an amazing IQ of 192. He started speaking when he was only six months old. When he was 3 year old, he could read several languages including Korean, Japanese, German and English. He also wrote poetry and essays in Chinese and Korean. He published 90 papers about hydraulics. Kim was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records under “Highest IQ”; the book gave the boy’s score as about 210.

2. Christopher Hirata (225 IQ)


Hirata was a genius from his childhood and at the age of 13, Christopher Hirata made waves by getting a gold medal at the international physics Olympiad. The 22 years old, he was able to earn his PhD from Princeton. He is an authorized child genius and has been working for NASA’s project on how to colonize Mars.

1. Terrence Tao (230 IQ)

Terence Tao-Top 10 Most Intelligent People in the World

Tao is the most intelligent people of the world. He is a mathematician of Australian-American roots working in harmonic analysis, partial differential equations, additive combinatorics, ergodic Ramsey theory, random matrix theory, and analytic number theory. A recipient of the Fields medal in 2006, Tao holds the James and Carol Collins chair in mathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles. Tao achieved a score of 760 on the pre-1995 SAT, received a Ph.D from Princeton at 20 and at 24 became the youngest ever full professor at UCLA. He has already published 230 research papers.


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