Smartest man who ever lived??  IQ estimated between 250 & 300. Taught himself 8 languages as a child & was eventually conversant ~ 40, invented another & entered Harvard, age 11 (2 yrs later than he wanted). A mathematical as well as linguistic genius and went on to teach classes in geometry and trigonometry in Texas at the age of 17. Sadly he never fulfilled his potential, preferring a lifetime of isolation and privacy. He worked a succession of menial jobs until his death at the age of 46.

William James Sidis, un atormentado joven con una prodigiosa inteligencia

Smartest man who ever lived?? IQ estimated between 250 & 300. Taught himself 8 languages as a child & was eventually conversant ~ 40, invented another & entered Harvard, age 11 (2 yrs later than he wanted). A mathematical as well as linguistic genius and went on to teach classes in geometry and trigonometry in Texas at the age of 17. Sadly he never fulfilled his potential, preferring a lifetime of isolation and privacy. He worked a succession of menial jobs until his death at the age of 46.

Episode 36: Six Scenes from the Life of William James Sidis, Wonderful Boy-- The Memory Palace, by Nate DiMeo.

Episode 36: Six Scenes from the Life of William James Sidis, Wonderful Boy-- The Memory Palace, by Nate DiMeo.

William James Sidis 1914 - Public domain photograph originated from Wikimedia Commons and colored by Larry Gowdy

William James Sidis 1914 - Public domain photograph originated from Wikimedia Commons and colored by Larry Gowdy

William James Sidis - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

William James Sidis - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

William James Sidis, el hombre más inteligente y triste del mundo.

William James Sidis, el hombre más inteligente y triste del mundo.

William James Sidis, shown here in his 1914 graduation photo, received his degree from Harvard  University at age 16. He qualified for admission when he was 9, but he was not invited to attend until age 11, when faculty thought he would be more mature, biographer Amy Wallace says.

Meet William James Sidis: The Smartest Guy Ever?

William James Sidis, shown here in his 1914 graduation photo, received his degree from Harvard University at age 16. He qualified for admission when he was 9, but he was not invited to attend until age 11, when faculty thought he would be more mature, biographer Amy Wallace says.

La historia del hombre más inteligente del mundo William James Sidis fue una calculadora humana, un genio de la #lingüística y el hombre más #inteligente del mundo, pero también el más #triste... #Curiosidades

La historia del hombre más inteligente del mundo William James Sidis fue una calculadora humana, un genio de la #lingüística y el hombre más #inteligente del mundo, pero también el más #triste... #Curiosidades

William James Sidis - gênio socialista em harvard

William James Sidis - gênio socialista em harvard

William James Sidis – Wikipedie

William James Sidis – Wikipedie

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