What is the Enneagram Type of Vladimir Putin?

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Vladimir Putin is an Enneagram Type Eight.  Type Eights have a lot of core anger and view the world in black-and-white terms.

They believe they are living in reality as it is and set rules for the rest to follow.

Often called “The Boss”, “The Confronter” or “The Protector”, Type Eight’s correct injustice through contemplations related to intimidation, anger and blame.

Often called “The Boss”, “The Confronter” or “The Protector”, Type Eights correct injustice through contemplations related to intimidation, anger and blame.

At work, average Type Eights can be authoritative and assertive.  They prefer to speak their minds without restraint, make fast but forceful decisions, and respect others who do similarly.  They often show a distinct combative stance.  They are often good at exploiting turn of events to their material advantage.

High Functioning Type Eights on the other hand are caring, magnanimous and generous.  However, Low Functioning Type Eights are tyrannical, destructive, and self-seeking.