William James Sidis (born April 1, 1898 - died July 17, 1944), with exceptional math and language skills, with an average IQ of 290--300 zamAmerican mathematician of Jewish descent, the smartest person of all time.
He caught the attention of the world public for the first time with his book Animate & Inanimate, which he published in 1920, which deals with dark matter, entropy and the origin of life in the context of thermodynamics. William was specially raised by his father, psychologist Boris Sidis, who wanted his son to be gifted. He entered Harvard at the age of eleven and taught many adult professors.
Born as a great boy, when he was only eight years old, he could speak Latin, Greek, Hebrew, French, German and Russian at an advanced level, apart from his native English. He has learned a total of 25 languages throughout his life and created a language called Windergood.
William's intelligence was not believed by some people, but columnists about William's genius published in the New York Times magazine of the time, and the testimonies of successful professors such as Norbert Wiener, Daniel Frost Comstock and William James also proved that William had extraordinary intelligence. it was in nature.
Parents and upbringing (1898–1908)
William James Sidis was born on April 1, 1898 in New York, the only son of the Jewish couple who emigrated from the Russian Empire. His father, Boris Sidis, emigrated to the United States in 1887, the country that most promoted Jews to come to their country, in order to escape the persecution of the pogrom and Jews in Russia.