Smartest People Of All Time
John H Sununu
With a reported IQ of 180, John H. Sununu is another individual who has proved equal to the eligibility criteria for acceptance into the Mega Society high IQ club. Born in 1939 in Havana, Cuba, Sununu studied mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, achieving his bachelor s degree in 1961, his master s in 1963 and his Ph.D. in 1966. After he graduated, Sununu worked as a professor at Massachusetts based Tufts University until 1968, when he was appointed the school s associate dean of engineering, a position he held until 1973. Between 1983 and 1989 Sununu served as the governor of New Hampshire; then in 1989 he became the White House Chief of Staff. However, in 1991 Sununu stepped down following allegations that he had abused his government travel privileges.