16 Personality Types Test - Historical Figures Edition

This personality test will help you discover your personality type and tell you which of 16 historical figures you have the same personality type as. You could have the same personality type as Edison and Einstein! Take this test to discover new insights into yourself and your personality.

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The Complete Guide to the 16 Personality Types Test

When someone said they were an INFJ, they discussed the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). Even though mainstream science isn't sure how accurate the MBTI test is, many people think it's a good way to learn about yourself and grow.

What is Myers-Briggs Type Indicator?

Catherine Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers, mother, and daughter, made the MBTI. It was made in 1943. The test is based on Carl Jung's ideas about personality types so that more people can understand them. World War II deeply affected Briggs's desire to make the personality test.

She wanted to improve the world after the war and thought that could happen if people could understand each other better. At first, Myers and Briggs used their test on their friends and family. Over the next 20 years, the two women worked on and improved the MBTI. In 1962, they published the first assessment.

What is the function of the MBTI test?

You could know how the MBTI works if you've ever taken a personality test. First, you'll take a test and answer questions about what you like, what you don't like, and what you prefer.

Extrovert (E) – Introvert (I)

The MBTI measures introversion and extraversion in a way that might differ from what you're used to hearing. According to the test, extroverts are people-oriented, enjoy being around others, and are wired to act. Introverts, on the other hand, tend to turn inward and prefer to be alone. They think about things more and have deeper relationships with fewer people.

Sensing (S) – Intuition (N)

This category looks at how people learn about things and decide what they think about them. People who prefer sensing tend to pay attention to things they can touch. They like to do things for themselves and pay more attention to the facts. People who lead with intuition, on the other hand, like to look at the big picture. They look for patterns in the facts and like to think about what else might be possible.

Thinking (T) – Feeling (F)

Most of the time, thinkers make decisions based on facts and logic. They usually make decisions based on what makes the most sense, not how they feel. Conversely, feelers think about what's essential to them and how a choice might affect the people around them.

Judging (J) – Perceiving (P)

This last category looks at how someone lives and works with other people. If you judge first, you tend to like structure and rules. People who lean towards perceiving are much more flexible and like to do things on the spur of the moment.

How to take the test:

After taking the test, you'll get a personalized report with your score. You will also get an action guide to help you determine how to use your MBTI personality type. There are 16 possible personality types, each shown by a four-letter code.

The MBTI assessment can be used in three different ways, and the cost will depend on which test you choose. The MBTI is a good place to start for personal growth, and it costs $49.95 to get started with this option.

You may utilize the test to determine which jobs fit your personality type the best. If you select this option, the first step will cost $69.95. For $89.95, you may utilize the test to learn how your team works and get to know each other better.

The 16 personality types, according to MBTI

Your personality will be based on where you fall on the above scales. This can help you figure out how to get along with people and do well personally. It can also give you ideas for your career or help you figure out how you work with others.

ISTJ: The Inspector

The ISTJ is practical and responsible, making decisions based on logic and order to get things done. ISTJs usually like things to be clean and in order. Traditions, loyalty, and order are important to them.

  • Actuary
  • Civil engineer
  • Curator
  • Dentist
  • Lawyer

ISFJ: The Defender

ISFJs are traditional and down-to-earth, and they try to keep structures and environments in order. They have a solid work ethic that includes helping others and doing their jobs with great care. ISFJs are hard workers who are organized and don't stop until the job is done.

  • Accountant
  • Account manager
  • Administrative officer
  • Customer service representative
  • Research Analyst

INFJ: The Advocate

The INFJ is the rarest of the 16 personality types, and they deeply understand other people's needs, motivations, and worries. Relationships with other people are often important to INFJs. INFJs are often creative, complex, and artistic but also very kind and gentle. INFJs often find truth in work which directly helps other people. This is why they are sometimes called advocates.

  • HR manager
  • Massage therapist
  • Physical therapist
  • Psychologist
  • School counselor

INTJ: The Architect

The INTJ type is based on logic and reason. They are very sure of themselves and want to make the world better because they want to learn and use what they know. Even though INTJs are confident, they can feel awkward in large groups or with people they don't know well. They would rather talk about ideas and facts than make small talk.

  • Architect
  • Business strategist
  • Investigator
  • Microbiologist
  • Statistician

ISTP: The Virtuoso

Most people with the ISTP personality type are quiet and observant. When something goes wrong, they are patient, open to change, and quick to find a solution. The ISTP is practical and organized and values facts, logic, and data. ISTPs often find work that gives them meaning by letting them make and create things, discover methods for making things work, and learn as they go.

  • Airline pilot
  • Chef
  • Economist
  • Health inspector
  • Mechanic

ISFP: The Artist

Most people with the ISFP personality type are friendly and quiet, and they observe their surroundings. They usually like being alone and working when and where they want. ISFPs want their relationships to be based on loyalty and commitment. ISFPs also care about harmony and try to avoid conflict by keeping their thoughts to themselves.

  • Archaeologist
  • Bookkeeper
  • Dietician
  • Occupational therapist
  • Veterinarian

INFP: The Mediator

Only 2% of the population comprises these highly curious, interested, and creative people, but their views on the world can make them great team members. INFPs are very creative and like to think about things generally.

  • Artist
  • Film editor
  • Journalist
  • Museum curator
  • Registered nurse

INTP: The Thinker

The INTP is quiet, reserved, and prefers to think about abstract ideas and theories than talk to others. They want answers that make sense to questions or problems in their world. INTPs are great at solving problems because they are often skeptical and analytical. This can be helpful when business problems come up. Most of the time, they are creative, smart, and pay attention.

  • Medical engineer
  • Composer
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Environmental scientist
  • Consultant in marketing

ESTP: The Persuader

People often say that people with the ESTP personality type are entrepreneurial. They are active, realistic, and open to change. They often take a risk to find the best solutions because they want to get results quickly. ESTPs appreciate a fast-paced way of life in which they live "at the moment" and spend time with groups of people.

  • Actor
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketer
  • Paramedic
  • Stockbroker

ESFP: The Performer

The ESFP personality type is outgoing, friendly, and kind. They are often thought of as entertainers. They like being around others and spreading happiness and excitement at home and work. They are practical and realistic in their work, but they also like to have fun. They are active and willing to change and help others along the way.

  • Event planner
  • Firefighter
  • Flight attendant
  • Tour guide
  • Wait staff

ENFP: The Champion

Most people with the ENFP personality type are creative, inspiring, and not afraid to take risks. ENFPs comprise about 8% of the general population, and more women than men are in this group. They are very good at figuring out how people and groups work, which makes them natural leaders. ENFPs want excitement, learn best through abstract and hands-on experiences, and look for the most potential in themselves and others.

  • Campaign manager
  • Dance instructor
  • Editor
  • Urban planner
  • Youth mentor

ENTP: The Debater

ENTPs tend to think like entrepreneurs, so they like to concentrate on the "big idea" and avoid routine. Instead, they like to work on big ideas and solve problems, leaving the specifics to others.

  • Attorney
  • Copywriter
  • Creative director
  • Financial planner
  • Systems analyst

ESTJ: The Commander

ESTJs are great business leaders because they value tradition and order. ESTJs value honesty and hard work in themselves and others, so they care about having strong character traits. ESTJs are practical people who look for ways to get things done quickly and well. ESTJs are good at planning and carrying it out because they are organized and logical. They don't shy away from hard decisions or plans and try to get people to work together towards a common goal.

  • Building Inspector
  • Hotel manager
  • Paralegal
  • Police officer
  • Real estate agent

ESFJ: The Caregiver

ESFJs are serious and practical. They take their responsibilities seriously and care about what other people need. They want everyone to get along, are kind with their time, energy, and feelings, and are eager to please them at work and home. ESFJs are loyal, respect tradition, and have a strict moral code. They usually like their routines and stick to a schedule that helps them finish things.

  • Bookkeeper
  • Caterer
  • Medical researcher
  • Office Manager
  • Optometrist

ENFJ: The Giver

People with ENFJ personalities are often charismatic and caring leaders. They are very good at understanding how others feel, what they need, and why they do what they do. ENFJs are usually loyal and responsible, looking for ways to improve their team by inspiring and listening to them. Most of the time, ENFJs look for ways to bring individuals together to make a distinction.

  • Art director
  • Market research analyst
  • Mediator
  • Public speaker
  • Real estate broker

ENTJ: The Commander

The ENTJ personality type is a natural leader who is frequently honest and ready to make swift choices. They are quick to notice problems and come up with ways to fix them. ENTJs care about setting goals, being organized, and making plans. They are charismatic and sure of themselves, which helps them get people to work towards the same goal.

  • Budget analyst
  • Business Administrator
  • Construction manager
  • Judge
  • Public relations specialist

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