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Walter Ulbricht

Meet the biggest liar in German history.

  • Madame Tussauds Berlin, Berlin 100!

The uncharimastic politican

Did you know that Walter Ulbricht...

... was only 1.65 metres tall?

... had a falsetto voice, i.e. a very high voice, with a Saxon dialect?

... was not particularly gifted rhetorically and tended to end sentences with "yes?"?

He was therefore not generally regarded as a particularly charismatic politician, unlike John F. Kennedy, for example.