Meet the 12-year-old girl smarter than Einstein and Hawking

Meet The 12-Year-Old Girl Smarter Than Einstein And Hawking

She beat Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. And even said it was easy.

Lydia Sebastian from Essex, England is 12 years old. She recently took a Mensa IQ test and achieved the maximum possible score of 162.

That's certainly good enough for Mensa membership and puts her in the top 1% of all test-takers.

But Lydia Sebastian's remarkable achievements are nothing new.

The high-scoring prodigy has already read all seven Harry Potter books—three times over. She's been playing violin since she was four years old.

She's also modest, telling reporters, "I gave it my best shot really."

And she finished the test with time to spare.

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