The United States of America has become a super power in the world today and has a strong hold on the happenings of the world. The Presidents, who have ruled the nation, have played an important role in molding the county to its present state and here is a list of the 25 smartest US Presidents.
1. George Bush
He was America’s 41st president. He also served as Vice President during Ronald Regan’s tenure. He made millions of money through his business in oil. He has also held posts of Director of Central Intelligence as well as membership of the House of Representatives. He was an aviator in the Navy during World War II. He then assumed the Presidential office.
2. Richard Nixon
Amidst all controversies that marred his presidency, the one notable happening of his tenure was the culmination of the Vietnam War in the year 1973. He was an extremely intelligent President with an IQ of 131. The not so good factor of his Presidency was that he had actually to resign from the post of President.
3. George Washington
The first President of United States, who held term from 1789 to 1797, and commanded them against their fight against the English, was America’s best President. Despite lacking a good educational background, he had held posts of the commander in chief as well as General.
4. Franklin Roosevelt
He has the credit of being the President serving the longest term during 1933 and 1945. He was the creator of a new deal program that targeted relieving, recovering and then reforming the nation. He had played a major part in pulling the US out of the Great Depression.
5. Abraham Lincoln
He was President for only four years, from 1861 to 1865. In a short while in service, this man created a name for himself and got into the list of smartest US presidents. The historical emancipation proclamation that was a remarkable move to grant freedom to the slaves was proposed by him. His service to the US during the Civil war was also worthy of mention.
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