The Smartest People in the World
1. Kim Ung-yong, Physicist
By his second birthday, physicist-engineer Kim Ung-yong had mastered four languages - Korean, Japanese, English and German. He has a verified IQ of 210, making him the smartest living person we could find, and was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records under "Highest IQ" as a child, when the book estimated his score at about 278.