10 smartest people in the world
Judge how smart a person, it is very subjective. Is it determined by the coefficient of intelligence or achievements of the thing?
About 50% of people have the IQ level of 90 to 110; 2, 5% of people are mentally retarded with IQ below 70; 2, 5% of the people are superior to most on the level of intelligence with an IQ above 130 and 0, 5% are considered geniuses with an IQ above 140.
While the debate on what constitutes a smart, probably never fade away, hardly anyone would argue with the fact that these people can be called one of the smartest in the world. Here are 10 people currently living with a surprisingly high rate of IQ.
1. Stephen Hawking
This is probably one of the most famous people on the list. Stephen Hawking became known for his progressive research in theoretical physics, and other works, explaining the laws of the universe. He is also the author of seven best-seller and the owner of 14 awards.
2. Kim Ung-Yong
Kim Ung-Yong - this prodigy from Korea, who entered the Guinness Book of Records as the owner of the highest coefficient of intelligence in the world. At the age of 2 years, he was fluent in two languages, and to the 4th already solved complex mathematical problems. For 8 years he was invited by NASA to study in the United States.
3. Paul Allen
IQ 170Couchreditel Microsoft's is certainly one of the most successful people, who turned his mind to wealth. When the state is estimated at 14, $ 2 billion, Paul Allen is on the 48th place in the list of the richest people in the world, being the owner of a number of companies and sports teams.
4. Rick Rosner
With such a high intelligence quotient, it is unlikely you would ever think that this man runs a television producer. However, Rick is no ordinary genius. His track record is referred to the work of a stripper, waiter on roller skates, sitter.
5. Garry Kasparov
Garry Kasparov - the youngest undisputed world chess champion, who won this title in '22. He holds the record for the prolonged retention of title chess player of the world number one. In 2005, Kasparov announced the end to his sports career and devoted himself to politics and writing.
6. Sir Andrew Wiles
In 1995, the famous British mathematician Sir Andrew Wiles proved Fermat's theorem the Great, which was considered the most difficult mathematical problem in the world. He has won 15 awards in the fields of mathematics and science.
7. Judit Polgar
Judit Polgar - Hungarian chess player, who at age 15 became the youngest grandmaster in the world, surpassing the record of Bobby Fischer for a month. Her father taught her chess and sisters at home, proving that children can reach incredible heights, if you start learning from an early age.
8. Christopher Hirata
At age 14, American Christopher Hirata enrolled at Caltech University, and in the 16 years he has worked at NASA on projects associated with the colonization of Mars. Also at age 22, he received a PhD in astrophysics.
9. Terence Tao
Tao was a child prodigy. At the age of 2 years, when most of us actively mastered walking and speech, he had already performed basic arithmetic. For 9 years he attended mathematics courses at the university level and in the 20 years received a doctorate from Princeton University. At the age of 24 years, he became the youngest professor at the University of California at Los Angeles. For all the time he has published more than 250 scientific papers.
10. James Woods
American actor James Woods was a brilliant student. He entered the linear algebra course at the prestigious University of California Los Angeles, and then was enrolled in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he decided to leave the policy studies for the sake of acting. On account of his three Emmy Awards and two nominations for "Oscar".