3. Emanuel Swedenborg (IQ: 205)
Emanuel Swedenborg or Emanuel Svedberg was a Swedish philosopher, theologian and scientist in 18th century. He was a prolific inventor and a renowned scientist; in some circles he is known as the Aristotle from Sweden or Leonardo Da Vinci of the North. At the age of 56, he said to have entered a new phase of spiritual life with visions of spirits and angels. He even claimed to have visions of God, Jesus Christ, paradise and hell. Soon after his death in London one March 1772, Swedenborg’s devoted followers established the Swedenborgian society, which was dedicated entirely to the study of his concepts and thoughts.