However, the platform claims it wasn't just Germans who took part in the poll, but people from 40 different countries.
Around 21 percent of those surveyed thought Barack Obama deserved to be called the biggest liar. Recep Tayyip Erdogan received 18 percent of the respondents' votes. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko are close on the heels of the "fantastic three" with 8.05 percent and 7.81 percent respectively.
Surprisingly, the president of Syria Bashar Assad received only 0.10% of the votes. French leader Francois Hollande earned just 0.77 percent.
The author of the article, while summarizing the poll's results, noted that it was Angela Merkel who Time magazine named "Person of the Year".