At first glance it seems that the people who killed hundreds and even thousands of people during their lives had severe abnormalities in the psyche. But mostly their inner world was not so cruel. Today we are going to tell about unexpected phobias of famous dictators.

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Stalin was afraid to sleep. Scientific terminology such disorder is called somniphobia. Many psychological factors caused development of this phobia - intrusive nightmares, children's trauma, a sense of helplessness. This phobia reaches such proportions that a person can not sleep. In addition, Stalin was afraid of being poisoned and persistently avoided air travel (he had flown twice during his life).