Two Croatians are on the list of the 20 most intelligent people in the world, published by portal Business Insider. Although a difficult list to produce, Business Insider has used IQ results as its basis for the list. The average result on an IQ test is 100, with most people in the world falling in the category between 85-114. Anyone with a result over 140 is considered above average, and anyone with a result above 160 is considered a genius.
45-year-old Croat Mislav Predavec, who is a math professor in Croatia’s capital of Zagreb, is third on the list of the most intelligent people in the world, with an IQ of 192.
The smartest man in the world is Greek psychiatrist Evangelos Katsioulis, who also holds degrees in philosophy, medical research technology and psychopharmacology. He has an IQ of 198.
Another Croat Ivan Ivec, has an IQ of 169 and finds himself named at number 16 on the list. Ivec is a member of Croatia’s MENSA and teaches advanced mathematics.