Wisdom is something which is purely a gift of nature. Nobody can acquire wisdom over night; rather there are very few blessed people who are gifted by this most precious wealth of the nature. However, intelligence is something which is to be polished throughout one’s life, or it would of no use to him or her. History bears the witness that the most intelligent of all people struggles really hard throughout their lives which in return paid them in honor and respect by keeping their names alive in the history. The most intelligent people in the world are very different from ordinary individuals. Their approach towards different affairs of life is unique which distinguishes them out of billions people living on the earth. This article is an attempt to pay tribute to most intelligent people living in this world. Following is the list of top 10 most intelligent people in the world, based on the extra ordinary skills shown by them in recent years. It is interesting to note that these people belong to different walks of life and are producing their best in their spheres, owing to the superior intelligence they hold. Moreover, this list strictly follows the criteria of comparison among them which is their possession of best IQ levels.
10. James Woods
James Woods, with a brilliant IQ level of 180, enjoys the 10th position in our list of top 10 most intelligent people in the world. He is an actor by profession and has presented brilliant acting skills on big screen, television and stage. The most famous of his works include Promise and My Name is Bill.
9. Kenneth Farrell
Kenneth Farrell is in severe competition with Marilyn vos Savant who also hold the same level of IQ. However, owing to the achievements, he is placed on the number 9 position on our list of top 10 most intelligent people in the world. Kenneth Ferrell is a doctor by profession and has depicted great skills and talent in the field of medicine.
8. Marilyn vos Savant
Marilyn vos Savant is another one of the most intelligent people in the world. She has got an extra ordinary IQ level, i.e. 190, which can only be thought of by millions of people of the world. This intelligent lady is a writer by profession who writes columns for Parade Magazine.
7. Garry Kasparov
This Russian guy, Garry Kasparov, is the 7th most intelligent person in the world. He has also got the IQ level of 190 which distinguishes him from the hundreds of millions of people in the world. Garry Kasparov is a player of chess and has presented brilliant skills in this game which already requires a very sharp mind. Kasparov’s brilliant IQ level gives him superiority over his competitors.
6. Rick Rosner
Rick Rosner, the 6th most intelligent person in the world, has 192 IQ level. He does not have extra ordinary achievements in life against his name. However, he joined a television show “Who Wants to be Millionaire?” and is struggling hard to get up the list.
5. Mislav Predavec
Mislav Predavec is at the number 5 position on our list of most intelligent people in the world. Because of his brilliant IQ level, 192, this guy is doing amazing things in his field. He is the professor of mathematics and originally belongs to Croatia.
4. Dr. Evangelos Katsioulis
Dr. Evangelos is a man of great intelligence. With the IQ level of 198, this intelligent man is doing great job in the field of psycho pharmacology. He is a psychiatrist by profession and holds degrees in philosophy and medical research as well.
3. Kim Ung Yong
Kim Ung Yong lies far above than his predecessor on the list with an exceptional IQ of 210. Kim Ung Yong holds expertise in languages and numbers. It is said that he started speaking as a child when he was just six months old.
2. Christopher Hirata
Christopher Hirata, because of exceptional IQ level of 225, is ranked on 2nd position on our list of top 10 most intelligent people in the world. He holds PhD in the field of Physics and is currently working with NASA on the project of how to conquer Mars.
1. Terence Tao
With the unbelievable IQ of 230, Terrence Tao, is regarded as the most intelligent person in the world. He is a mathematician by profession and is currently teaching the same subject. Terrence Tao has published 230 research papers in the field of mathematics so far.