From 1986 to 1989, Marilyn vos Savant appeared in the Guinness Book of Records as the person with the highest IQ in the world (later the entire category was removed from the book). The highest IQ test result she achieved (and was tested many times) was 228.
If you think that she belongs to the group of brilliant scientists, I hasten to inform you that she is an American columnist and writer. And what characterizes it best is the following quote:
„There is a lot of intelligence in the world. But there is no courage to do things differently”