Angela Merkel (ISTJ)

Angela Merkel

Type: ISTJ

 Profession: Chancellor of Germany

Born: 1954 (age 63)

Generation: Boomer

Nationality: German

"In many regions, war and terror prevail. States disintegrate. For many years, we have read about this. We have heard about it. We have seen it on TV. But we had not yet sufficiently understood that what happens in Aleppo and Mosul can affect Essen or Stuttgart. We have to face that now."
Angela Merkel


Interviews are useful for familiarizing yourself with the visual and temperamental aspects of different types.  Notice Angela’s facial expressions, eye movements, posture, mannerisms, speech patterns, and responses to others.  Over time, you will recognize similar patterns in other ISTJs.

Speeches & Work

A person’s type shines through in the work they create as well.  Notice the attitudes, mannerisms, and thought processes Angela displays in her work as Chancellor.  What light can this shed on the mind of ISTJs in general?

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