Top 10 Smartest People on Earth Ever

1.Isaac Newton

Outstanding genius physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and alchemist. He is considered the most influential and greatest scientist who ever lived. His scientific work not only contributed to the scientific revolution but also gave birth to modern technology. His accomplishments include:

The creation of the concept of universal gravitation and the laws of motion,

the theory of color seen in the spectrum and the rainbow.

construction of the first practical telescope.

Newton participated in the study of power series, generalized the binomial theorem to non-integer components and developed a method of approximating the roots of a function. His book Philosophaie, Natruals, Principia Mathematica, commonly known as Principia, deals with the principles of modern physics.


He was a famous mathematician and astronomer. His contributions to science, mathematics and astronomy are enormous.

Introduced the concept of zero and the use of large numbers.

Calculated the value of pi to the fourth decimal place.

Developed a formula for calculating the areas of triangles and circles.

Calculated the circumference of the Earth.

Assumed the axial rotation of the Earth

First astronomer to invent continuous solar day counting.

3.Galileo Galilei

Was an outstanding mathematician, astronomer, and physicist, known as the father of modern astronomy. He played a key role in establishing the scientific revolution, contributed to the astronomical observatory and invented the telescope. Galileo confirmed the phases of Venus, discovered the four largest satellites of Jupiter, observed and analyzed sunspots. Invented the military compass.

4.Thomas Alva Edison.

A prolific inventor and major businessman, inspirer of discovery and innovation, leader of America's first technological revolution. Invented the first electric light bulb, movie camera, fluoroscope, and battery.

5.Leonardo da Vinci.

He was an architect, mathematician, musician, polymath, sculptor, engineer, inventor, anatomist, and writer. The first man to dissect the human body. Created drawings of tank, parachute, helicopter, etc. Famous artist, painter, and musician. Author of probably the most famous painting in the world - "Mona Lisa" of course. Interested in geology and created maps of various places, master of mirror writing.

6.Stephen Hawking

Cosmologist, writer, theoretical physicist, and director of the Center for Theoretical Cosmology Research. Hawking predicted that black holes emit radiation, now called Hawking radiation. Created the theory of cosmology and supported quantum mechanics. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States.

At the age of 65, the paralyzed scientist "went into space. At the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, he experienced an environment without gravity and proved that if a man wants to achieve something in his life, nothing can stop him.

7.Terence Tao.

Author of arithmetic progressions of integers and the Green-Tao theorem. Developer of the theories "The Power of Convex Relaxation: Near-optimal Matrix Completion" and "Stable Signal Recovery in Incomplete and Inaccurate Measurements". He deals with multifaceted geometry with puzzles and defines the edges of the Littlewood-Richardson cone.

8.Christopher Langan.

He is known as the smartest man in America with an IQ of 195-210. He developed a theory of the relationship between mind and reality known as the Cognitive Theoretical Model of the Universe. Founded the Mega Foundation with his wife, Gina Losasso, to help people. Won $250,000 in NBC's "1 for 100" contest.

9.Kim Ung-Young.

Started speaking at 4 months old, and read Japanese, Korean, German, and English at age 2.  As a visiting physics student at Hanyang University, he took courses and at age 8 was invited by NASA to study in the United States. He wrote poetry in Korean and Chinese. Adjunct Professor at Shinhan University, Vice President of the North Gyeonggi Development Research Center.

10.Judit Polgar.

Hungarian grandmaster. Defeated Bobby Fischer at age 15 and became the youngest grandmaster. In 2002, defeated Garry Kasparov. She is on the FIDE Top 100 list.


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