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World Leader
    (February 19, 1940-December 21, 2006)
    President of Turkmenistan (1990- )
    Adopted the title of 'Turkenbashi' (Leader of all Turkmen)
    Declared 'President-for-life' by the Turkmen parliament
    Creator of a 'personality cult' in Turkmenistan
    He gave himself the title of 'Leader of all Turkmen' or 'Turkenbashi'
    He named a bunch of towns after himself
    He had a number of statues of himself erected. The most prominent, being a forty-six foot statue of him in a three-piece suit, lavishly plated with gold, perched on a 236 foot tall tower opposite his presidential palace. Spotlights illuminate the figure of the President, while a hidden motor causes the statue to rotate a full circle every 24 hours.
    He banned opposition parties and newspapers.
    He's made sure that thousands of portraits of him hang publicly.
    The Communist Party of Turkmenistan was renamed 'The Democratic Party,' despite the lack of elections and competition.
    He named stadiums and streets after himself.
    His name is very long and hard to spell.
    He swears that he'll step down in 2010.
    His father was killed in World War II.
    The rest of his family was killed in a 1948 Earthquake, meaning he had to grow up in a orphanage.
    He's popular in Turkmenistan.
    He's made sure that the Turkmen flag is the best flag with a rug on it.
    He helped build more streets and towns so he could name them after himself.
    He gives his countrymen free gas and power.
    How many men get the chance to have giant statues of themselves made?

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