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  1. Feb 28, 2020 · William SIDIS was born in 1898 in the family of Boris SIDIS, who came to America from “the capital of the pale of settlement” of the city of Berdychiv (now in Ukraine). He was a disciple of the philosopher William James, engaged in psychology at Harvard University, and in the scientific community earned the nickname “Russian revolutionary”.

  2. William James Sidis (/ ˈ s aɪ d ɪ s /; April 1, 1898 – July 17, 1944) was an American child prodigy with exceptional mathematical and linguistic skills. He is notable for his 1920 book The Animate and the Inanimate, in which he speculates about the origin of life in the context of thermodynamics.

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    • April 1, 1898, Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
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    "William James Sidis, the Harvard Prodigy Who Graduated At 16, as he looks today (caption under photo)." Fragment from Boston Sunday Herald ----- Bruce, Harold Addington The Riddle of Personality . NY: Moffat Yard, 1915, 88-93 Bruce offers a 'bending the twig' theory of education.

  5. Answer (1 of 4): William James Sidis, born April 1, 1898 in New York City and died July 17, 1944 in Boston, was an American child prodigy. Exceptionally gifted in mathematics and languages, he was first renowned for his intellectual precocity and then for his eccentricity.

  6. William James Sidis (pronounced ; April 1, 1898 – July 17, 1944) was an American child prodigy with exceptional mathematical and linguistic abilities. His IQ was estimated to be between 250 and 300 (measures of IQ have changed over time since then) - one of the highest ever recorded - he entered Harvard early at age 11, and as an adult was conversant in over 40 languages and dialects.

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