Throughout history, certain people stand out as the most brilliant of all time. These influential thinkers have shaped politics, policy, science, medicine, and many other fields with their inventions and writings.
Using their practically superhuman intellect, these great thinkers managed to impact history as their ideas and deeds continued to reverberate long after their deaths. They came up with good ideas that have yet to hit an expiration date.
Take Albert Einstein, for example. His theory of relativity vastly influenced our study of physics and cosmology. Without an understanding of relativity, we wouldn't have GPS.
Watch the video below to get a little insight into the greatest minds of all time, as determined by Ranker users.