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IQ FACTS FAMOUS IQs ANIMAL IQ GREAT MINDS PSYCH MENU QUOTES NEANDERTHALS
Estimated I.Q. of Famous People
Further below discussion of actual validity of data,
Followed by PRESIDENTIAL I.Q. lower on page
And IQ CHART at page bottom.

QUOTATIONS by these Famous Geniuses can be found at http://www.brainyquote.com
Name  Description   Country IQ
 
Abraham Lincoln President USA 128 
Adolf Hitler Nazi leader Germany 141 
Al Gore Politician USA 134 
Albert Einstein Physicist USA 160 
Albrecht von Haller Medical scientist Switzerland 190 
Alexander Pope Poet & writer England 180 
Andrew J. Wiles Mathematician England 170 
Andrew Jackson President USA 123 
Andy Warhol Pop artist USA 86 (typo?)
Anthonis Van Dyck Artist Belgium 155 
Archure Musician Artist Writer USA 147+
Arnauld Theologian France 190 
Arne Beurling Mathematician Sweden 180 
Arnold Schwarzenegger Actor Austria 135 
Baruch Spinoza Philosopher Holland 175 
Benjamin Franklin Writer, scientist & politician USA 160 
Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Israel 180 
Bill (William) J. Clinton President USA 137 
Bill Gates CEO, Microsoft USA 160 
Blaise Pascal Mathematician & religious philosopher France 195 
Bobby Fischer Chess player USA 187 
Bonaparte Napoleon Emperor France 145 
 "A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon" -Napoleon 
Buonarroti Michelangelo Artist, poet & architect Italy 180 
Carl von Linné Botanist Sweden 165 
Charles Darwin Naturalist England 165 
Charles Dickens Writer England 180 
Christopher Langan Bouncer & scientist & philosopher USA 195 
David Hume Philosopher & politician Scotland 180 
Dolph Lundgren Actor Sweden 160 
Donald Byrne Chess Player Irland 170 
Dr David Livingstone Explorer & doctor Scotland 170 
Emanuel Swedenborg " Sweden 205 
Felix Mendelssohn Composer Germany 165 
Friedrich Hegel Philosopher Germany 165 
Friedrich von Schelling Philosopher Germany 190 


Each DOT reprsents 1 in every 200 hundred people (with the partial gray dots on the extreem ends, going beyond the 200 count, as they are "off the scale"). The proportions are based on data listed at my IQ page

Galileo Galilei Physicist & astronomer & philosopher Italy 185 
Garry Kasparov Chess player Russia 190 
Geena Davis Actress USA 140 
George Berkeley Philosopher Ireland 190 
George H. Choueiri A.C.E Leader Lebanon 195 
George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) Writer England 160 
George Friedrich Händel Composer Germany 170 
George Sand Writer France 150 
George W. Bush President USA 125 
George Washington President USA 118 
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz " Germany 205 
H. C. Anderson Writer Denmark 145 
Hillary Clinton Ex-President wife USA 140 
Hjalmar Schacht Nazi officer Germany 143 
Honoré de Balzac Writer France 155 
Hugo Grotius Writer Holland 200 
Hypatia Philosopher & mathematician Alexandria 170 
Immanuel Kant Philosopher Germany 175 
James Cook Explorer England 160 
James Watt Physicist & technician Scotland 165 
James Woods Actor USA 180 
Jayne Mansfield " USA 149 
Jean M. Auel Writer Canada 140 
Jodie Foster Actor USA 132 
Johann Sebastian Bach Composer Germany 165 
Johann Strauss Composer Germany 170 
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe " Germany 210 
Johannes Kepler Mathematician, physicist & astronomer Germany 175 
John Adams President USA 137 
John F. Kennedy' Ex-President USA 117 
John H. Sununu Chief of Staff for President Bush USA 180 
John Locke Philosopher England 165 
John Quincy Adams President USA 153 
John Stuart Mill Universal Genius England 200 
Jola Sigmond Teacher Sweden 161 
Jonathan Swift Writer & theologian England 155 
Joseph Haydn Composer Austria 160 
Joseph Louis Lagrange Mathematician & astronomer Italy/France 185 
Judith Polgar Chess player Hungary 170 
Kim Ung-Yong " Korea 200 
Leonardo da Vinci Universal Genius Italy 220 
Lord Byron Poet & writer England 180 
Ludwig van Beethoven Composer Germany 165 
Ludwig Wittgenstein Philosopher Austria 190 
Madame De Stael Novelist & philosopher France 180 
Madonna Singer USA 140 
Marilyn Vos Savant Writer USA 186 
Martin Luther Theorist Germany 170 
Miguel de Cervantes Writer Spain 155 
Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomer Poland 160 
Nicole Kidman Actor USA 132 
Paul Allen Microsoft cofounder USA 160 
Philip Emeagwali Mathematician Nigeria 190 (shows that race is no issue)
Phillipp Melanchthon Humanist & theologian Germany 190 
Pierre Simon de Laplace Astronomer & mathematician France 190 
Plato Philosopher Greece 170 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Writer USA 155 
Raphael Artist Italy 170 
Rembrandt van Rijn Artist Holland 155 
René Descartes Mathematician & philosopher France 185 
Richard Nixon Ex-President USA 143 
Richard Wagner Composer Germany 170 
Robert Byrne Chess Player Irland 170 
Rousseau Writer France 150 
Sarpi Councilor & theologian & historian Italy 195 
Shakira Singer Colombia 140 
Sharon Stone Actress USA 154 
Sir Clive Sinclair Inventor England 159 
Sir Francis Galton Scientist & doctor England 200 
Sir Isaac Newton Scientist England 190 
Sofia Kovalevskaya Mathematician & writer Sweden/Russia 170 
Stephen W. Hawking Physicist England 160 


Each DOT reprsents 1 in every 200 hundred people (with the partial gray dots on the extreem ends, going beyond the 200 count, as they are "off the scale"). The proportions are based on data listed at my IQ page


Thomas Chatterton Poet & writer England 180 
Thomas Jefferson President USA 138 
Thomas Wolsey Politician England 200 
Truman Cloak " " 165 
Ulysses S. Grant President USA 110 
Voltaire Writer France 190 
William James Sidis " USA 200 
William Pitt (the Younger) Politician England 190 
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Composer Austria 165 






DISCUSSION OF VALIDITY OF DATA

I found this I.Q. list of Famous People on the net at..... http://www.aceviper.net/aceviper_net/ace_intelligence/aceviper_famous_people_iq_list/aceviper_famous_people_iq_list.html

However another site http://hem.bredband.net/b153434/Q&A/Q&A.htm#08/11/98 points out WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF INFORMATION?, and in the comments, one person writes in to say J.S. Bach at 180 IQ should be included on the web page, but the web page author askes "what is the source of the info" (J.S. Bach a 180 IQ? as per who?). A good point, however, JS Bach must have been much higher than 180 IQ (not lower); perhaps one of the greatist geniuses, and this I determined by listening to his music; up to at least 190 or 200+ I would estimate. Music on this page is JS Bach's "Brandenburg Concerto #5, part 1" (proves my point). And the music of Mozart at 165 IQ is way more impressive than Felix Mendelssohn 165 IQ (in my estimation). So, who determined these peoples I.Q.s? and by what method? Albert Einstein only rates 160 IQ? I think not. Andy Warhol 86 IQ? I doubt it (maybe too druged up the day he got tested?). I took a IQ test in high school at age 17, while under the influence of LSD, and was doing quite well, but was being harassed by several students continually (the proctor was not around to maintain order), and I finally walked out, leaving the test unfinished, as it was invalid due to the continual interuptions of others taking the test. My transcript has me listed as "99 IQ", but fails to say "PERCENTILE", thats "99th Percentile" (above 133 IQ is 99th percentile). I have had many tests in the high 130's and 140's and a few well above that (certain tests are geared for different levels of IQ, testing enviornment can also affect the outcome, etc).

Brilliant and good man Martin Luther is listed as 170 IQ (not to be confused with Rev King), but his Quotations do not impress me as much as the quotations of Franklin or Einstein, both listed at 160.

ALSO NOTE: Presidents (and everyone) with I.Q.s closer to normal (100 IQ) tend to be more popular within society (50% of society is in the 90-110 IQ range, 67% of society is from 85 to 115 IQ, average IQ people outnumber everyone else, thats why a true Republic (send a represenative to decide for you) is better than a true Democracy (everyone votes on everything, but who studies the issues? they are too busy watch sit coms, game shows, etc). Presidents with higher I.Q.s tend to run the country much better; and whom ever the president is, it helps to have a staff of high IQ advisors (espcially educated scientists, in both the physical and social sciences). The list below has George W Bush (probably Sr, not Jr, I wonder what Jr's IQ is?, I would guess less than dads).

Lastly: Good Lord, look at this page showing the writings of Newton (190 IQ) http://www.maths.tcd.ie/pub/HistMath/People/Newton/Principia/Bk2Lem2/PrBk2Lm2.html





PRESIDENTIAL IQ (shows differing opinions to the above list)

http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bliq-bush.htm
Says Bush Jr has a 91 IQ
Actually, thats right around Normal and Average (lower average), good for popularity (as most people are around the same IQ, or slightly higher, they see him as someone like themselves, but someone they are slightly smarter than, thus he tends to appeal to average people, except for this war). Or around the 25th percentile (3 out of 4 people are smarter), but within 10 points of average (100 IQ is average, 50% of the population are between 90 IQ and 110 IQ). At the same time, the list at the top of this page says that Bush Jr has a 125 IQ, which is well above the 75th percentile. Public speaking is not easy, one can tend to freeze up. WHICH LIST (if either) IS CORRECT?
   
   147 Franklin D. Roosevelt (D) 
   132 Harry Truman (D) 
   122 Dwight D. Eisenhower (R) 
   174 John F. Kennedy (D) 
   126 Lyndon B. Johnson (D) 
   155 Richard M. Nixon (R) 
   121 Gerald Ford (R) 
   175 James E. Carter (D) 
   105 Ronald Reagan (R) 
   098 George HW Bush (R) 
   182 William J. Clinton (D) 
   091 George W. Bush (R) 
BUSH JR QUOTE: "I am a person who looks long-term, and I recognize the path we need to take. There will be moments when people are unhappy and disgruntled with some decision-making. Nonetheless, what matters most is to reach the destination. And my job as President is to see clearly where I want to go and be steadfast in my resolve to realize that vision" -George W. Bush MORE BUSH QUOTES or; Why does http://4parents.gov not say anything at all about B Vitamins
?

However, http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/hoaxes/presiq.htm Says the says that the report of a 91 IQ is a Hoax (and not really valid), but never does say what is his actual IQ

WHICH LIST (if either) IS CORRECT?
Neither is a .edu (university), not the government, who are they?
Here is a
UNIVERSITY OPINION:
This University web site has more details on the chart info and says "All were rated based on scholarly achievements, writings that they alone wrote, their ability to speak effectively, and a number of psychological factors" then goes on to say "President Bush was rated low because of his inability to command the English language, his lack of any scholarly achievements, and an absence of anything authored by him that would reflect an intellectual effort." http://www.csbsju.edu/uspp/Bush/Bush-IQ-Myth.html

If Bush Jr has a 91 IQ, we assume he has help, from a large staff. Even if his IQ is 125 IQ, he has a large staff of helpers. Perhaps he is TOTALLY OPPRESSED and run around by his staff of assistants? Violence (War) is not intelligent. And even for those inclined towards war, abandoing the Geneva Convention was not a wise choice (June 2005 Bush Jr proclaimed validation for inhumane treatment of war prisoners).

LOOK AT PEACE QUOTATIONS BY THE GREAT GENIUSES

http://www-unix.oit.umass.edu/~gcharter/iq.txt Shows a chart with Election Results as per State, and what the average IQ and Income is for each state.

On my original IQ page, I never did have any mention or info on any Presidental IQ info, but a couple of years ago, I was bombarded with hate mail regarding my IQ web page, perhaps I had missed reports of Bush's normal level IQ, and perhaps people mistakenly thought my IQ page was aimed at Bush Jr, it wasn't, I was just seeking work. I have a thing in my astrological chart, which hides my high IQ (Thomas Jefferson had the same thing, the planet of brains in the secret 12th house).

So, what is the Truth? I would like to know, I think we should be entitled to know. I think that either he is not a genius (just average), or Pretends to be not a genius (just average, as is the vast majority). As is evident at Bush Quotes http://archure.net/liberty/BushJr.html But like I said, a 91 IQ is fairly average, and good for popularity (all American like everyone else). I wrote President Bush Jr a few years ago and suggested he get a panel of high IQ Scientists to assist him (social and physical sciences; instead of law and military experts); and regardless of what ever his IQ may be, if he is a brilliant genius, or an average American, that is good advice, as SCIENCE makes life easier: solar power, wind power, soy yeilds 17 times more protein per acre than livestock (and soy is much healthier too), marijuana is actually good for people (thats why they give it to cancer patients), and all sorts of college known facts, its time we start using what we know, instead of waiting for someday on down the line; more power to the Universities please, NOW (not after we are dead and gone). More educational oriented TV programming, you don't have to take a test, or do homework, just watch University Professors speak the Truth; which is often way off from assumption, I used to assume all sorts of things everyone else does, then found out the shocking truth in college, they can put it all on TV.








Each DOT reprsents 1 in every 200 hundred people (with the partial gray dots on the extreem ends, going beyond the 200 count, as they are "off the scale"). The proportions are based on data listed at my IQ page
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IQ FACTS FAMOUS IQs ANIMAL IQ GREAT MINDS PSYCH MENU QUOTES NEANDERTHALS