William James Sidis was born in the year 1898 and at the age of 18 months, he could read fluently The New York Times on his own.
He could speak multiple languages at the age of 6 years. He spoke English, French, German, Russian, Hebrew, Turkish, Armenian and also invented his own language. Yes he did. At the age of 9 years, he was accepted at the University of Havard, though he was not allowed to study until he was of the age of 11 years.
His parents, Boris and Sarah were Ukrainian imagrants, to New York, and they worked as Phycologist and doctor respectively. William James Sidis is said to have his IQ averaged at 250 – 300, a normal IQ being 100, He is said he was to be 50 – 100 points higher than Albert Einstein.
After graduating as a mathematics professor, it is said that he went into hiding to hide from the public scrutiny.
He is said to have written numerous books in various names in order to hide his identity. Among the books he wrote are a book about the history of United States of America, The Animate and the Inanimate, Poetry, and a novel.
He died at the age of 46 years, being the most brilliant person ever known and recognized in the world.
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