Klement Gottwald (November 23, 1896 – March 14, 1953) was from 1948 to 1953 the stalinist dictator of Czechoslovakia and one of the founders of the Czechoslovak Communist Party. In his tenure 178 political oppostionals and religious people were killed. More people died in labor camps. Gottwald was an alcoholic and suffered on Syphilis. In an opinion poll by Česká televise from 2005 he was elected as the most unpopular Czech.