Napoleon complex? Intimidating yet surprisingly short world leaders

A powerful presence distracts from a small stature!

Stars Insider

21/06/24 | StarsInsider

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World leaders vary widely in height, though many try to project the image of being taller than they actually are. In fact, some psychologists claim that short people in positions of power tend to perceive themselves as being taller. Throughout history, there have been many powerful leaders on the shorter side, some not even making it to five feet (1.5 meters). However, they still made a big impact on the world, if not always for the better.

Click on to discover some intimidating world leaders who were and are surprisingly short. 

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