Top Ten Most Brutal Dictators During the Cold War

JPK
These Brutal And Evil Dictators Were Active During The Cold War (1947-1991)
This Is My First History Related List, So I Might Have Missed Some

The Top Ten

1 Joseph Stalin (Soviet Union) Joseph Stalin (Soviet Union) Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was a Georgian dictator, and was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953. Holding the post of the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, he was effectively the dictator of the state.

He did way too much bad stuff. - LeRoiDesSapins

Dictator Of The Soviet Union From 1924-1953
Obvious Reasons Why He's Here - JPK

2 Pol Pot (Cambodia) Pol Pot (Cambodia) Pol Pot, born Saloth Sar, was a Cambodian revolutionary who led the Khmer Rouge from 1963 until 1997. From 1963 to 1981, he served as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea.

Dictator Of Cambodia From 1975-1979
Words Cannot Describe How Heartless This Man Was, He - JPK

3 Mao Zedong (China) Mao Zedong (China) Mao Zedong, also transliterated as Mao Tse-tung and commonly referred to as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary and founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he governed as Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949, until his death in 1976. ...read more.

Should be number 1 - 445956

Dictator Of China From 1949-1976
Killed Up To At Least 70 Million People Due To Famine During The Great Leap Forward - JPK

4 Idi Amin (Uganda) Idi Amin (Uganda) Idi Amin Dada was the third President of Uganda, ruling from 1971 to 1979. Amin joined the British colonial regiment the King's African Rifles in 1946, serving in Kenya and Uganda.

Dictator Of Uganda From 1971-1979
He Was Rumored To Be A Cannibal, Killed His Own Staff In Violent Rages, Banned Asians From His Country - JPK

5 Kim il Sung (North Korea) Kim il Sung (North Korea)

Dictator Of North Korea From 1948-1994
Brainwashed His Country To Treat Him Like A God, Plus He Violated Tons Of Human Rights - JPK

6 Enver Hoxha (Albania) Enver Hoxha (Albania)

Dictator Of Albania From 1944-1985
He Was A HUGE Fan Of Stalin And Violated Human Rights - JPK

7 Nicolae Ceausescu (Romania) Nicolae Ceausescu (Romania)

Dictator Of Romania From 1965-1989 (But Started To Get REALLY Bad In 1971)
Started Off Decent, But After He Visited China And North Korea In The Early 70's, He Started To Become Tyrannical - JPK

8 Saddam Hussein (Iraq) Saddam Hussein (Iraq) Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. A leading member of the revolutionary Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, and later, the Baghdad-based Ba'ath Party and its regional organization Ba'ath Party – Iraq Region—which ...read more.

Dictator Of Iraq From 1979-2003
During The Cold War, He Annexed Kuwait And Started The Gulf War In 1991 - JPK

9 Francisco Franco (Spain) Francisco Franco (Spain)

Dictator Of Spain From 1936-1975
He Was Pretty Bad - JPK

10 Muammar al-Gaddafi (Libya) Muammar al-Gaddafi (Libya)

Dictator Of Libya From 1969-2011
He Was Pretty Infamous For Violating Human Rights - JPK

The Contenders

11 Ruhollah Khomeini (Iran) Ruhollah Khomeini (Iran)
12 Fidel Castro (Cuba) Fidel Castro (Cuba) Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, known as Fidel Castro, was a Cuban politician and revolutionary who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008. Politically a Marxist–Leninist and Cuban nationalist, he also served as the First Secretary of ...read more.

Dictator Of Cuba From 1959-2006 (Though He Announced His Resignation In 2008)
Done Some Bad Things - JPK

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