21 Smartest People in the World

Apr 17, 2015 at 5:36 pm |

Who is the Smartest Man in the World?

Back when you were in school, there was always that one kid who was smarter than you. But chances are even the teacher’s pet would pale in comparison to these big brained behemoths.

These are the world’s most intelligent people, both based on IQ and contributions to their fields. From movie stars, to magazine columnists, to those who work quietly in classrooms and labs, they are changing the world whether or not you know it.

See who the smartest men and women in the world today are in our slideshow.

If you think Stephen Hawking is the smartest man alive, you don’t know the half of it. These are the smartest people in the world!