Angela Merkel emerges from this well-written biography solidly as an NP type, and another good example for a case study of this type.
Sometimes giving the impression of being timid, behind the apparent timidity is a steely resolve.
Her father, a pastor and described as a very meticulous individual, was a likely NP type as well.
Raised during the cold war in East Germany, she was an exceptional student and earned a Doctorate in physics from the University of Leipzig. Her dissertation topic was "Mechanism of decay reactions with single bond breaking and calculation of their rate constants with the use of quantum chemical and statistical methods."
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