IQ List Smart People

IQ isn’t everything there is to know about intelligence. It’s just one of the means to estimate a person’s intelligence and quantify the capacity for logic in a way. And while IQ tests are neither precise nor absolute, they still have some weight in our society.

A person with a high IQ could be smart and successful but does not necessarily need to be. Here is a list of 12 interesting people who got their IQ score tested and recorded publicly:


12. Stephen Hawking

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If you are also interested in emotional intelligence, you should also check out my article “What Is Emotional Intelligence?“.

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