Top 10 Smartest People In History


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61 Christopher Hirata V 1 Comment
62 Neil deGrasse Tyson Neil deGrasse Tyson

He's a totally cool guy and he knows about space and stuff! If I had a dad I hope he'd be like Neil deGrasse Tyson and he could teach me about space and be funny.

Doubt it, he was tossed out of two graduate programs. He is photogenic, but compared to other scientists, not unusually bright.

Hope you get better and smarter


63 Benito Mussolini Benito Mussolini more.

He had an influence on Adolf Hitler and we all know that Adolf is the most intelligent man of all time.

Just for his influence on Hitler he deserves to be on here.

He influenced the most intelligent man to ever live.

He deserves a spot on this list with his undeniable influence to the fuhrer.

He was an influence on Adolf so he deserves to be on here.

He was kicked out of italy

64 Muhammad Iqbal

One of the greatest poet, politician, philosopher, lawyer and genius in this planet. He created amazing poems which motivated people of Subcontinent to fight for their seperate country and ultimately Pakistan was created. His poems made revolution in Iran as well. And sir allama iqbal has motivated millions and lots of people took inspiration from him - Pakistat

I have great respect for him in my heart

He is the great poet ever

Allama Iqbal is one of those great personalities who born after centuries.

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65 Muhammad al-Khwarizmi

He invented algebra and estimated the worlds circumference 1500 years ago

Without him no algorithms, without algorithms, no technology

He should be first,look at his biography


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66 Helen Keller

I think Helen Keller shouldn't be number 68. She should be nearest to 20. She learned to read and write while she was deaf and BLIND. It takes smarts to comprehend literature when your deaf and blind. I think Helen Keller inspires women and men all around the world, that nothing is impossible. She is a perfect role model for children and adults all around the world with disabilities. Therefore, she should be included in the top 20.

At least smart than a brick and you really can't say that about the other contenders

I think she would have to be number one as she learned to write when she was both deaf and blind. I think that it is very unfair that Michael Jackson was put ahead of her and this is coming from an 11 year old!

She is an amazing woman. She learned to read, write, and talk when she was deaf and blind. You gotta give her credit do that.

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67 Thomas Aquinas

Aquinas thoroughly understood and improved on Aristotle's method of philosophy. He wrote a towering work of theology which, still today, only the best and brightest successfully search through hoping to gain nuggets of wisdom. Oh, and he dictated to six scribes on different subjects at the same time.

Pseudo-philosopher whose arguments have been refuted a million times.

Thomas Aquinas welded the wisdom of the ancient Greeks with that of Christianity. His philosophical grasp of Aristotle and explanatory powers are unrivaled.

68 Niels Bohr Niels Bohr Niels Henrik David Bohr was a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922. Bohr was also a philosopher and a promoter of scientific research.

Without him atom will be no more

69 Sofia Kovalevskaya

The first major Russian female mathematician and a great writer, as well as an advocate of woman's rights in the 19th century

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70 Evangelos Katsioulis
71 Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer . he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2016 . V 1 Comment
72 Steve Jobs Steve Jobs

0% vote; enough said

Steve Jobs is awesome. He was the head of all the apple products. He is the best. Almost everyone knows him and doesn't that mean he is ultra popular.

He is the man who changed the world with his intelligence. We now use touch screen thanks to this man.


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73 Mehran Tavakoli Keshe
74 Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleon Bonaparte Napoléon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the Revolutionary Wars.

He could do it all.

The most competent human being who ever lived.

Made France what it is today.


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75 Moses Moses

I disagree with the comment before mine. Moses led over 600,000,000 people to prove it look in the bible Exodus chapter 14


What is he holding?

The Flavion's wrote the bible. Jesus is not real and neither is Moses.

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76 Osama Bin Laden Osama Bin Laden Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden was the founder of al-Qaeda, the organization that claimed responsibility for the September 11 attacks on the United States, along with numerous other mass-casualty attacks against civilian and military targets worldwide.

I haven't seen Barack Obama's name yet. I think in all fairness, he should be rated higher than the villain he disposed of.

Yes, he was very intelligent to make up that complicated plan on 9/11 - luisprado

I don't think he is smart because he attacked on9/11

Oh this guy how is he smart
I have to confess he is smart but he was the leader of 9/11 Hello

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77 Srinivasa Ramanujan Srinivasa Ramanujan

Just go through the movie "the man who new infinity". At ver early childhood he was given a textbook of advanced mathematics, being poor, that was his only option to learn math. The math book covered only one area of mathematics; this genius man however backtracked all the theories and formulas to invent all the other branches of mathematics known to mankind till date for himself. And then he invented original formulas all by himself. His work was so great, that when at 1976 his lost notebook was found of original formulas, it was studied greatly afterwards and till date it is being used to understand the mysteries of astrophysics. He should only be compared to the genius of Newton, Euler, Tesla and he should obviously be above in the list.

Many people don't know this truth.. But this is the truth.
# Normal person (uses 5 to 10% neurons)
# Sir Issac newton ( used 14% neurons)
# Albert Einstein (used 19% neurons )
# Swami Vivekananda (used 65% neurons)
# Srinivasa ramanujan ( Used...100% neurons)

Even the gravitation was not discovered by the Newton.


Ramanujan came up with mathematical theories that explained things about black holes. Supercomputers, mathmeticians, and even the smartest people in the world have taken so long to understand anything. This man should definitely NOT be ranked 52. Probably 1 to 10

He has the best Mind set for Pure science

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78 Kim Jong-un Kim Jong-un Kim Jong-un is the Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, commonly referred to as North Korea.

Smart guy, starves his country to get better weapons for total nuclear war! Also who forgot he was the one who invented 99.9% of every thing (apparently).

Our Heavenly Father, Lord Kim Jong-un is the wisest of all men on this Earth. He governs the most prosperous and wealthy nation.

He has a pretty cool haircut

Okay, someone is trolling me.

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79 Winston Churchill Winston Churchill Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, and a writer.

The more you learn about him the more you know he is 1

Best british prime minister ever

Yes he was the most smartest man and brave

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80 Milton Friedman

A great man, possibly one of the smartest and most logical ever. The best economist ever by far.

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