Greatest African ethnicity geniuses
In genius studies, greatest African ethnicity geniuses, shortcut key: (GAEG:#), refers to the greatest intellectual minds of Africa, African-born, or of recent cultural African ethnicity.
The following is a work in progress ranking of the greatest “geniuses” of black skin color, i.e. those whose melanin content is characteristic of recent proximal equatorial ethnicity, of all time:
|[RGM:334|1,350+] Egyptian polymath, first architect, engineer, and physician in early history, who served under third dynasty king Djoser (Zoser) as chancellor to the pharaoh and high priest of the sun god Ra at Heliopolis, architect of the world’s first pyramid, the Step Pyramid at Saqqara; a possible main theorist behind the current world dominating Anunian theologies.||M||Egyptian|
|(IQ:170|#374↑)||Political leader; the person who moved the world, or at least Egypt, from a henotheism-based state religion, i.e. one supreme god (see: supreme god timeline) + lesser gods, to monotheism-based state religion, one god (Aten), where god became, a few anthropomorphisms aside (e.g. Aten's finger), the the heat or energy of the sun; husband of Nefertiti (c.1370-1330BC) [RGM:656|1,350+].||M||Egyptian|
|[RGM:281|1,350+] American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman;
An top 150 genius (Singh, 2016) (Ѻ); Quora gauged (2015) (Ѻ), speculatively, with George Carver, at the possible intellectual level of Newton, given social impediments.
|William Du Bois
|Sociologist, historian, novelist, playwright, and cultural critic;
mentored (Ѻ) at Harvard by William James; noted for his “brilliant and seminal” (Jacoby, 2004) The Souls of Black Folks, wherein he prophesies that the problem (Ѻ) of the 20th century is the problem of the color-line, in which he argues against Booker Washington’s model of education and progress for black men being solely focused on industrial education, instead advocating the addition of a classical education to establish leaders and educators in the black community; name-dropped in the film Akeelah and the Bee (2006); a DeBoisopedia (2013) (Ѻ) was attempted on him.
|(Gottlieb 1000:874) (WorldCat 100:44) Writer;
|Chemist; noted for his 1935 synthesis of the drug physostigmine (beating out Robert Robinson, who incorrectly claimed synthesis before him), previously only available from its natural source, the Calabar bean; after which glaucoma began to be treatable (Ѻ); and for later work on soybean chemicals and steroids; first-slating: IQ:155 after watching first 47-min of 2007 PBS NOVA documentary: Percy Julian: Forgotten Genius (Nov 2020).||M||American|
|[RGM:1,114|1,350+] Civil rights leader;
At age 20, with only an 8th grade education, while in prison, taught himself (Ѻ) to read, write and speak English, by copying page after page from a dictionary into his notebook, A through Z; his Autobiography of Malcolm X (1865) is said to “blow people away”, particularly in the context of his genius (Ѻ).
|[RGM:899|1,350+] Economist and social theorist; pretty intelligent, as per this MLB video.||M||American|
|Poet; characterized (Ѻ) as the William Blake of his generation (Popova, 2016).|
- Haber, Louis. (1910). Black Pioneers of Science and Invention (Amz). Publisher, 1992.
- Who are the greatest black geniuses in history? (2015) – Quora.
- Are there any black people that are geniuses? (2017) – Quora.