Photo Gallery: From Technocrat to People's President 03/15/2010
 "Horst who?" That was the question when the little known Köhler was presented...
REUTERS

"Horst who?" That was the question when the little known Köhler was presented to the general public as a candidate for Germany's highest office in 2004. The former head of the International Monetary Fund told Germans that he wanted to be an open president and to tackle "uncomfortable" issues should the need arise.