Estimated IQs of some of the Greatest Geniuses

NameNationalityDescriptionIQ
Johann Wolfgang von GoetheGermanyPoet/Writer. Universal genius.210
Emanuel SwedenborgSwedenReligious writer. Universal genius.205
Gottfried Wilhelm von LeibnizGermanyPhilosopher/Mathematician, etc. The greatest universal genius together with Leonardo da Vinci.205
John Stuart MillEnglandPhilosopher/Economist/Political theorist200
Blaise PascalFranceMathematician/Physicist/Religious thinker195
Ludwig WittgensteinAustriaPhilosopher190
Bobby FischerU.S.A.Chess player187
Galileo GalileiItalyPhysicist/Astronomer/Philosopher185
René DescartesFrancePhilosopher/Mathematician180
Madame De StaelFranceWoman of letters/Novelist/Political Philosopher180
Immanuel KantGermanyPhilosopher175
Sofia KovalevskayaRussia/SwedenMathematician/Writer170
Thomas ChattertonEnglandPoet/Writer170
Charles DarwinEnglandNaturalist165
Wolfgang Amadeus MozartAustriaComposer165
Albert EinsteinGermanyMathematician/Physicist161
George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)EnglandWriter - Close friend to J.S. Mill.160
Nicolaus CopernicusPolandCleric/Astronomer160
Rembrandt van RijnHollandPainter/Etcher155
George Sand (Aurore Dupin)FranceWriter150


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