Smartest People Of All Time
Marilyn vos Savant
Marilyn vos Savant was born in 1946 in Missouri. In 1986 the columnist and author made history when she was named in The Guinness Book of World Records as the person possessing the highest IQ, with a reported score of 228. She is said to have achieved the score on the Stanford Binet test at the age of ten. In the mid 1980s, Savant also took the controversial Mega Test, scoring an IQ of 186. In the wake of her newfound fame, Parade magazine launched the popular Ask Marilyn column, which still runs today. Savant has been a member of elite one in a million IQ society the Mega Society. And in 1989 New York magazine called her and husband Robert Jarvik who designed the first successful artificial heart the smartest couple in New York.