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Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by ragiluhivo(m): 5:17pm On May 01, 2016
10. Stephen Hawking (IQ Level- 160)

Despite of being diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) which has paralyzed him completely, his brain had recorded an IQ of 154, which took the world by surprise. He has made major and remarkable contributions in the field of general relativity. This versatile paralyzed man showed the world that physical conditions have got nothing to do with fulfilling dreams. He is a theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and the Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the Cambridge. After being diagnosed with the disease, he declined to accept a Doctorate. Surprisingly enough, Hawking survived more years than he was expected to!

9. Albert Einstein (IQ Level 160-190)

Now this man surely needs no introduction. He is the one behind most of the chapters in Physics. He was the one to develop the theory of relativity. He is a Nobel laureate who is best known for the discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect. He also extended his views and laws to the gravitational fields. Einstein was affiliated with the Institute for Advanced Study in New Jersey. His brilliance and achievements were so immense that even today we relate brilliance and “Einstein” together.

8. Judit Polgar (IQ Level- 170)

She is the greatest female chess player according to many. Judit Polgar also became the youngest Grandmaster at the age of 15 and still holds that record. She is the only woman in FIDE’s Top 100 list, where she ranks number 63 on the list. This genius had defeated a reigning world number one player and ten other world champions in different tournaments. She created history in 2002 when she defeated the world number 1 Garry Kasparov in a match and that match went on to become a remarkable event in her career.

7. Garry Kasparov (IQ Level – 190)

This Russian man is considered to be the greatest chess player of all times. He was ranked world no. 1 for 225 times. This genius man in 2003 played against a chess computer that could calculate 3 million moves per second. The match was draw and Kasparov obliged his fans with his unmatched brilliance. Kasparov was the youngest undisputed World Chess Champion just at the age of 22. He has a world record for most number of consecutive victories and most number of Chess Oscars. Apart from being a chess player, this man is also a writer and political activist.

6. Philip Emeagwali (IQ Level- 190)

This man is an engineer, mathematician and geologist who used the Connection Machine supercomputer to analyze petroleum fields. Though he left school at the age of 13 to be a part of the Nigerian-Biafran war but that did not deter him from completing school through self study and earning his degree in Mathematics. His achievements do not end here. He earned three Master’s degree in Mathematics, Environmental and Marine Engineering from various universities. This Nigerian writer also appeared for his PhD at the University of Michigan but he was denied his degree on grounds of racial discrimination and he sued the University for the same. Nevertheless, he will always be a hero to his countrymen and to the rest of the world!

5. Christopher Michael Langan (IQ Level- 195)

This man has been described as the “smartest man in America”. Langan began talking when he was all of six months and he taught himself to read when he was just three and was skipped ahead at school many times. This genius scored a perfect score in SAT even thought he slept his way through the exam. He dropped out of the Montana University stating that he could teach his professors more than they could teach him. Now this statement requires serious self confidence. Hats off to this man!

4. Kim Ung-Yong (IQ Level- 210)

Kim Ung-Yong could speak fluently when he was just six months old and was a guest student in Physics at Hanyang University at the age of 3. He wrote poetry and two short stories by the time he was four years old. Do we need to say more? He left NASA at the age of 16 and though he was offered enrollment at Korea’s most prestigious university, he rejected the offer and instead decided to pursue PhD in civil engineering. Right now, he serves as a faculty in the Chungbuk National University.

3. Christopher Hirata (IQ Level- 225)

Born in 1982, Christopher Hirata had recorded an IQ of 225. He is an outstanding example of child prodigy who had already completed his college level courses by the time he was 12. By the time he turned 16, he was working on a project with the NASA. He was the first one to win a gold medal in international Science Olympiad at the age of 13. He began attending classes for his PhD in astrophysics when he was just 18.

2. Terence Tao (IQ Level- 225-230)

Another child prodigy yet again. This genius taught arithmetic to a 5 year old when he himself was all of 2. He attended mathematics courses of the university level when he was just 9 years old. At 14, Terence Tao attended the Research Science Institute. At 16, he received both his Bachelors and Masters degree and by 20 had received his Doctorate as well. He remains the youngest winner till date of all the three medals in Olympiads. By 24, he was the youngest ever professor at UCLA.

1. William James Sidis (IQ Level- 250-300)


Sidis had exceptional mathematical abilities. At 6, he went to a grammar school and in 7 months he had graduated. He attended Harvard at the age of 11 and mastered over 40 languages. He was threatened by some fellow students in Harvard so his parents assigned him on a teaching job in Texas. But soon he left the job and started concentrating on a political career.

Do you think some one else should be included in this list of people with super high IQ? Let us know below in comments.

http://listovative.com/top-12-people-highest-iq-world/

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by calculator123(m): 5:24pm On May 01, 2016
most of them have high mathematical abilities.good for them.

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by Nobody: 5:33pm On May 01, 2016
I knew he must be a wise man from the East. Hehehecheesy

A US sheriff friend once told me that SW Nigerians deal mostly on credit card fraud unlike SE Nigerians but they can be too smart for the cops only when an 1gb0 man is among them.grin

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by omonnakoda: 5:37pm On May 01, 2016
So an Idiotic blog is now a source of "FACTS"

Who tested the IQs
When
Where
How

Intelligent people ask these kinds of questions.
I am particularly interested in the figures for Kasparov and Polgar Source please?
Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by Nobody: 5:39pm On May 01, 2016
2016 una dey still dey sell this nonsense. Una no dey tire ni grin grin

Person wey dem don burst since when cheesy

That was how they posted Chanda Chisala's article and told us its a U.S report

Same thing with the Putin twitter account. cheesy Y'all will be alright

I pray for una today

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by OlandoOwoo: 5:41pm On May 01, 2016
Hmm! Emeagwali is a hero

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by Nature129(m): 5:59pm On May 01, 2016
grin
Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by adconline(m): 6:01pm On May 01, 2016
Another fraud for the intellectually lazy folks. Have a ball!!

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by CSTR2: 6:01pm On May 01, 2016
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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by TippyTop(m): 6:03pm On May 01, 2016
Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World but with a single digit IQ President.

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by Armaggedon: 6:06pm On May 01, 2016
CSTR2:
The fact that the Igbo as a collective group have the biggest IQ in Sub-Saharan Africa is not a matter of doubt.
The question though is how to leverage this huge intelligence to creating a decent, self sustainable ecosystem.
I don't see that happening anytime soon.
There is a reason why some of the greatest Igbo minds in history were favorably disposed to biafra, from Achebe to emegwali, to chimamanda and many of the great engineers and who gave their lives and intellect for the sovereignty of the great Igbo nation in 1966.

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by Uniben4sure: 6:08pm On May 01, 2016
Kudos to Emeagwali!

The truth is that we have many like him in the east but the discrimination against the igbos by the Nigerian government have continued to suppress them.

Reminds me of my younger brother who was denied his well deserved scholarship by the Nigerian federal scholarship board while his counterparts from the north with less scores in the qualifying exams were offered.
Thank God the lad is soaring higher in his studies and I am sure that in no distant time, we are going to
produce more Emeagwalis.

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by adconline(m): 6:12pm On May 01, 2016
Stop this nonsense!! This man is a fraud and has been discussed and dissected here. Google is it best friend!!
Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by CSTR2: 6:13pm On May 01, 2016
OmoAjowa7:
2016 una dey still dey sell this nonsense. Una no dey tire ni grin grin

Person wey dem don burst since when cheesy

That was how they posted Chanda Chisala's article and told us its a U.S report

Same thing with the Putin twitter account. cheesy Y'all will be alright

I pray for una today
There might be controversies in his contributions to the scientific world, springing from both envy to racial bias and even a mis - understanding. An issue that is not peculiar to him anyway, and can be traced as far back as the Newton-Leibniz controversy for the discovery of basic calculus.
One thing that cannot be argued though is his genius. To even play at that level requires genius.

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by CSTR2: 6:14pm On May 01, 2016
adconline:
Stop this nonsense!! This man is a fraud and has been discussed and dissected here. Google is it best friend!!
OmoAjowa7:
2016 una dey still dey sell this nonsense. Una no dey tire ni grin grin

Person wey dem don burst since when cheesy

That was how they posted Chanda Chisala's article and told us its a U.S report

Same thing with the Putin twitter account. cheesy Y'all will be alright

I pray for una today
There might be controversies in his contributions to the scientific world, springing from both envy to racial bias and even a mis - understanding. An issue that is not peculiar to him anyway, and can be traced as far back as the Newton-Leibniz controversy for the discovery of basic calculus.
One thing that cannot be argued though is his genius. To even play at that level requires genius.

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by tensazangetsu: 6:17pm On May 01, 2016
CSTR2:
The fact that the Igbo as a collective group have the biggest IQ in Sub-Saharan Africa is not a matter of doubt.
The question though is how to leverage this huge intelligence to creating a decent, self sustainable ecosystem.
I don't see that happening anytime soon.
There is a reason why some of the greatest Igbo minds in history were favorably disposed to biafra, from Achebe to emegwali, to chimamanda and many of the great engineers and who gave their lives and intellect for the sovereignty of the great Igbo nation in 1966.
I guess you have never met a Cameroonian before. Honestly most Nigerians aren't smart at all. Travel more and you will see.

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by CSTR2: 6:21pm On May 01, 2016
tensazangetsu:

I guess you have never met a Cameroonian before. Honestly most Nigerians aren't smart at all. Travel more and you will see.
igbos are well traveled and have players in virtually every African country.
Sorry, there is nothing mysterious about Cameroon or even the African continent.

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by tensazangetsu: 6:24pm On May 01, 2016
CSTR2:
igbos are well traveled and have players in virtually every African country.
Sorry, there is nothing mysterious about Cameroon or even the African continent.
You were talking about book smart and am telling you most Nigerians aren't any book smart. For starters our education curriculum is a joke. I guess you haven't met first class graduates from Nigeria who flunk simple algebra.
Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by omonnakoda: 6:31pm On May 01, 2016
CSTR2:
The fact that the Igbo as a collective group have the biggest IQ in Sub-Saharan Africa is not a matter of doubt.
The question though is how to leverage this huge intelligence to creating a decent, self sustainable ecosystem.
I don't see that happening anytime soon.
There is a reason why some of the greatest Igbo minds in history were favorably disposed to biafra, from Achebe to emegwali, to chimamanda and many of the great engineers and who gave their lives and intellect for the sovereignty of the great Igbo nation in 1966.
grin grin
I have no doubt that you are convinced of this grin grin grin

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Sure
Eboes

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by EastLebanon(m): 6:35pm On May 01, 2016
Look at how his fellow countrymen are downgrading him because he's an igbo.it's true he was denied phd degree at u.s university,he still remains the greatest african scientist of all time,you can't talk about computing anywhere in the world without mentioning philip emeagwali.

Innoson manufactured the first indegenous made in nigeria vehicles they said it's fake.

Chinua achebe was crownd the grandfather of african literature they said he doesn't deserve it.

Chike obi became the first phd holder in mathematics from sub saharan africa they said it's untrue.

Ngozi okonjo iweala became world bank director they said she should be fired.

Nawa for this ndi asai

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by HOLYMASK: 6:38pm On May 01, 2016
I know of a man. Muhamadu! Buhari by name. He has the highest iq ever. Iq level 1000-1500. This man won the All Nigerian 2015 Erection at age 85. Not spefic about the age oo. And he has travelled around the world in just 40 days defeating Phileas Fogg of London who travelled the world in 80 days. Kudos to the Nigerian President. Why were those that trekked from far places to Abuja to celebrate our presidents victory not added? Na waoo.

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by zooster: 6:41pm On May 01, 2016
adconline:
Stop this nonsense!! This man is a fraud and has been discussed and dissected here. Google is it best friend!!

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Emeagwali


Hope this is what u ar calling for, oya read for urself.

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by HOLYMASK: 6:42pm On May 01, 2016
I know of a man. Muhamadu! Buhari by name. He has the highest iq ever. Iq level 1000-1500. This man won the All Nigerian 2015 Erect-ion at age 74. Not spefic about the age oo. And he has travelled around the world in just 40 days defeating Phileas Fogg of London who travelled the world in 80 days. Kudos to the Nigerian President. Why were those that trekked from far places to Abuja to celebrate our presidents victory not added? Na waoo.
Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by olafum1(m): 6:44pm On May 01, 2016
I'm among too.
Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by CSTR2: 6:45pm On May 01, 2016
tensazangetsu:

You were talking about book smart and am telling you most Nigerians aren't any book smart. For starters our education curriculum is a joke. I guess you haven't met first class graduates from Nigeria who flunk simple algebra.
Intelligence is not just a function of book smartness. It is all encompassing.
I am yet to see any evidence that Cameroonians are better than "Nigerians" at academics.
I am Yet to see any Cameroonian in a position of global technical expertise or churning out basic innovations even at African standards , atleast at the numbers that "Nigeria contributes.
Nigeria is a crappy shitt hole though. I agree on that.

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by sinkhole: 6:46pm On May 01, 2016
Chai, some people are just born to worship other people irrespective of whether they are fraud or not! Achebe, we know even Chike we know, please who is Emegwali, that fraud of a man?
Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by Nobody: 6:55pm On May 01, 2016
EastLebanon:
Look at how his fellow countrymen are downgrading him because he's an igbo.it's true he was denied phd degree at u.s university,he still remains the greatest african scientist of all time,you can't talk about computing anywhere in the world without mentioning philip emeagwali.

Innoson manufactured the first indegenous made in nigeria vehicles they said it's fake.

Chinua achebe was crownd the grandfather of african literature they said he doesn't deserve it.

Chike obi became the first phd holder in mathematics from sub saharan africa they said it's untrue.

Ngozi okonjo iweala became world bank director they said she should be fired.

Nawa for this ndi asai

All these names you mentioned are legit.No one will question you if you say they're this and that
I won't go into details regarding all these claims you just made about one being 1st.

But Emeagwali? Nooo that won't slide. Dem don burst him red mud yansh grin grin

And that's just a random blog by the way. I have no problem with that but If I
post mine on Ooduarere or Viviangist claiming Wizkid has the highest IQ, no come strike
through my post ooo grin cheesy
Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by kayfra: 7:03pm On May 01, 2016
Emeagwali is a discredited fraud. Lolz
Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by iSlayer: 7:07pm On May 01, 2016
Emeagwali I salute. Everyday I work towards this kind of thing. IQ development! Nigeria is not encouraging tho'. I may pop up on the world scene one day,who knows. That Sidis guy is something!

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by hakeem4(m): 7:15pm On May 01, 2016
My name is not there ? This list is crap
Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by MirabelArode(f): 7:15pm On May 01, 2016
The yorubas will not like this. cheesy

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Re: Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World by MirabelArode(f): 7:18pm On May 01, 2016
TippyTop:
Nigerian Among The Top 10 People With The Highest IQ In The World but with a single digit IQ President.

Chineke! lmao!