Top 10 Worst Politicians of All Time

Looking at the political landscape, it's challenging to select the top ten worst politicians, as there are so many to choose from. Many are seen as cowardly and diplomatic, some are perceived as greedy, some are accused of being liars, and some are outright deemed pathetic. If we were allowed to list all the politicians considered the worst, we could potentially fill the category with almost all politicians.
The Top Ten
1 Jair Bolsonaro Jair Messias Bolsonaro (born 21 March 1955) is a Brazilian politician and retired military officer who served as the 38th president of Brazil from 1 January 2019 until 31 December 2022. He was elected in 2018 as a member of the conservative Social Liberal Party before severing ties with it.

You just have to type his name on YouTube and hear for yourself the preposterous things this guy has already expressed throughout his public life. He said out loud (many times) that his idol is an old general condemned as a torturer. He claimed he raised his kids very well, so obviously, they couldn't be gay. He had one daughter among many sons because he had a "weak moment". He also stated that it is natural for women to receive less because they get pregnant, and that "some women can even be competent". He encourages hate between different groups of society and says that, if elected, he will govern for some, and the others should accept it or disappear.

2 Thaksin Shinawatra Thaksin Shinawatra (born 26 July 1949), is a Thai businessman, politician and visiting professor. He served in the Thai Police from 1973 to 1987, and was the Prime Minister of Thailand from 2001 to 2006.

What kind of politician is he? He is a dictator and tried to control everything. He bribed government workers to bring convenience to his business and avoided taxes for his business. He is now ousted outside Thailand because he was sentenced to jail for a couple of years. He denied the court and fled during the last Olympic Games in China, and has never returned home since then. Yet, his power still remains. He sent his younger sister to be the Prime Minister, as well as his brother-in-law and relatives. The government of the family? Everything is done for his own business. Selfish and corrupt!

3 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889 - April 30, 1945) was a German politician of Austrian descent who served as the leader of the Nazi Party since 1921, Chancellor of Germany since 1933, and Führer of Nazi Germany since 1934. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he reversed the Treaty of Versailles, initiated World... read more

He should really be number 1. Like Bush number 3? No U.S. President compares to him. Bush might have invaded Iraq, but he didn't take over Europe, slaughter millions of homosexuals, Jews, disabled people, and anyone who wasn't Aryan. Hitler was totally racist, believing in the superiority of the Aryan race. This meant that if you were Nordic, English, and/or German, you were automatically above everyone else. If you weren't, well, the gas chamber awaited you.

Another thing is that he lied. He kept the death camps a secret from his people. Written on the death camps' gates were the words "work will make you free," which was blatantly untrue. They didn't even work, or it would be a concentration camp. I know they're called that, but the point of them was to just kill people, so actually, it would be more accurate to call them death camps. They were used to kill people and experiment on them in the most brutal, sick, twisted, and creative ways.

One of the worst things about this, though, is that believe it or not, Adolf Hitler was not an idiot but a very smart man. It's insanely unfortunate that his intelligence was used for such negative purposes.

4 Yingluck Shinawatra Yingluck Shinawatra, nicknamed Pu, is a Thai businesswoman and politician, a member of the Pheu Thai Party who became the 28th Prime Minister of Thailand following the 2011 general election.

She is now one of Thailand most wanted Fugitives... read more

She is the most unintelligent PM I have ever seen. She graduated from a university in Kentucky, USA, but she does not even showcase her English skills. It appears she can't speak English. Yes, it doesn't matter if you can't speak English very well, but as the leader of Thailand, leading almost 70 million people, it is significant.

Whenever someone asked her a question, she would answer but not on the same topic that was asked. She spent two years, during her tenure as PM, traveling to over 50 countries. At first, when she became PM, I ignored her actions, but maybe in the last two months, she wanted to make an amnesty bill for her brother (Taksin Shinawatra). The Shinawatra family used their wealth to buy votes from the poor by promising them everything, like they would get more income or lower prices for their first car. I feel really sad for Thailand, having this family in their country.

5 Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Donald J. Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968... read more

Still the worst ever. This clown should be sitting in a prison cell for all the criminal acts he has been involved with. He whines about everything that doesn't go his way. He's irresponsible, immature, self-absorbed, racist, sexist, and homophobic. Just a terrible person that somehow became the president of this country. He still has his "base," but the vast majority of rational people know his game and are sick of all his shenanigans. What an idiot!

He is a complete fool in everything he says and does. America will have a huge joke as future generations (if there are any) will always look back and wonder what they were thinking. Putin has been playing cyber war for a while, and this is what we ended up with. God help us. America is a slowly failing state. Our bills and debt continue to grow, and our country continues to fail. It's our short-term thinking. Tax cuts at a time when we need all the money we can get because we waste it all is as stupid as Trump. Build a wall because our money just grows on trees. There never has been or will never be a bigger idiot than Trump.

6 George W. Bush George Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who was born in July 6, 1946. He served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. He is the eldest son of Barbara and George H. W.

The first time I heard his voice and saw him on video, he seemed so kind and very innocent. Unfortunately, as with most politicians, they appear very pleasant, but behind closed doors, they give the most cruel and horrific orders.

Where do we even start? Oh yes. On the day of 9/11, he allowed shady figures, who turned out to be working for the Israeli government, to escape custody. He gave the order to invade Iraq, causing the deaths of millions. His actions led to the killing of Saddam Hussein and the downfall of his government, which ultimately resulted in the rise of ISIS. He went against all members of the Security Council in the UN to do so.

The impact of his crimes is immense. What he did in Iraq has brought absolute destruction to the Middle East. This is causing damage even to Syria and Iraq's other neighbors. He was worse than his father.

7 Nattawut Saikua

Got very rich from lying for Mr. T, his big boss. Can only get away with this in Thailand where they say things like "you have no proof, you have no proof!"

There's not much to say. He's an irresponsible jerk.

Bloodthirsty stooge of Thaksin.

8 Joseph Stalin 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.

Stalin's ruthless approach to power is by far his best attribute, but it hurt him once he gained power. He kept purging all his best generals, and it showed. He was almost entirely oblivious to the threat of Nazi Germany, even though Hitler was very obvious about wanting to take Russia. The one thing he did to mitigate the threat was to fight a nine-month war with Finland, where his army lost 5-6 times the men and had to sign a peace treaty. To Finland! That's completely embarrassing. He's lucky Russia is basically an impenetrable fortress.

I'm not going to dwell on the ethics, but this guy killed far more than Hitler, and at least Hitler made the economy better and loved his people. Stalin starved his citizens and killed his generals.

9 Mao Zedong 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

The biggest mass murderer and enslaver of them all, being responsible for the Communist state that China has been in since 1949 (Not so Communist anymore but still highly authoritarian).

How on earth is this guy only 103? Yet George W. Bush is number 4? George W. Bush is JFK compared to this guy.

Caused a country rich in history to become hell for those who live there, even in the modern day.

10 Jatuporn Prompan

Bad, cheat, thief, liar, cruel, no responsibility man he is.

Thai politicians are over-represented on this list. Shame on you, Thai PM.

He's nothing but a real criminal.

The Newcomers

? Lauren Boebert Lauren Opal Boebert, born on December 19, 1986, is an American politician, gun rights activist, and businesswoman. She is currently serving as the U.S. Representative for Colorado's 3rd Congressional District.
The Contenders
11 Kim Jong-un Kim Jong-un (born 8 January 1983) is a North Korean politician who has been Supreme Leader of North Korea since 2011 and the leader of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) since 2012. He is a son of Kim Jong-il, who was North Korea's second supreme leader from 1994 to 2011, and Ko Yong-hui. He is a grandson... read more

Oppresses his people, kills his people, takes away every scrap of freedom from his people, and threatens the West. He'd make a good boyfriend for Rihanna, though.

Communism? "Democratic People's Republic"? More like a large-scale concentration camp. No care for his people or country.

Just look at this guy! Is he disgusted by someone? Oh wait, he's disgusted by me, because I have the freedom of speech!

12 Chalerm Yubamrung

The sooner he's gone, the better. Thais like this kind of loudmouth dog.

They call him Lame Duck. He is so lame now he cannot quack anymore.

Old dog loves barking, licking, and playing fetch!

13 Saddam Hussein 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
14 Bashar al-Assad Bashar Hafez al-Assad is the current President of Syria, holding the office since 17 July 2000. He is also commander-in-chief of the Syrian Armed Forces, General Secretary of the ruling Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party and Regional Secretary of the party's branch in Syria.

He killed 150,000 people during 3 years. The reason why he did this is that his people led a revolution against his family, who have been governing Syria with a barbarian, tyrannical military regime for more than 40 years.

15 Tarit Pengdith

Did you believe he has been saying the same thing, totally differently, for the last 3 years? He intentionally lies over and over again. He is definitely stupid not to see the fact and has no shame. In Thailand, most people call him Rid seeduang, literally meaning hemorrhoid, for his foul play and the pain in Thaksin's ass he causes.

The expert in changing color (changing sides). A shameless chameleon.

He is experiencing the real hell at the moment.

16 Vladimir Putin Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (born 7 October 1952) is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer who is the president of Russia, a position he has filled since 2012, and previously from 2000 until 2008. He was also the prime minister from 1999 to 2000, and again from 2008 to 2012... read more

Following the invasion of Ukraine, it's safe to say Putin deserves to be much higher on this list.

He should be the first on this list. He did a lot of harm to the country he was meant to develop.

You traitors! He should be #1 on this list. Why are Republicans near the top but not him?

17 Robert Mugabe Robert Gabriel Mugabe (21 February 1924 – 6 September 2019) was a Zimbabwean revolutionary and politician who served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and then as President from 1987 to 2017. He served as Leader of the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) from 1975 to 1980 and led... read more

Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the second and current President of Zimbabwe. As one of the leaders of the national liberation movements against white-minority rule, he was elected as head of government in 1980. Mugabe has overseen the complete decimation of what was once one of Africa's strongest economies and is regularly criticized for human rights abuses, especially during the 2008 presidential campaign when his goons oversaw an intimidation campaign of torture and murder against supporters of Morgan Tsvangirai.

18 Maximilien Robespierre Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre was a French lawyer and politician, as well as one of the best known and most influential figures associated with the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror... read more
19 Pol Pot 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.

Just terrible. A French-educated, upper-middle-class Marxist who managed to completely devastate his country in 7 years with a death toll to rival the Holocaust. Way to go, ass.

Clearly the evilest leader who ever (unfortunately) drew breath.

20 Hun Sen
21 Surapong Tovichakchaikul

The only Minister of the Foreign Affairs Ministry in the world who cannot speak English.

22 Xi Jinping Xi Jinping is a Chinese politician currently serving as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, President of the People's Republic of China, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission.
23 Justin Trudeau Justin Pierre James Trudeau PC MP (born on Christmas Day, December 25, 1971) is a Canadian politician who is the 23rd Prime Minister of Canada (assumed office November 4, 2015). He is the leader of the Liberal Party and the second-youngest Canadian prime minister after Joe Clark. His father, Pierre... read more

A BC journalist accused him of being a groping creep. He was also fired from his teaching position at West Point Grey Academy in BC due to multiple allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct with teenage schoolgirls. A multiple-time college dropout, he had less than five years of total work experience when the desperate Liberal Party recruited him to enter politics in his late thirties. The Liberals knew he had the name and hairstyle that would secure Quebec and a lot of Ontario, and they began the grooming process. Sadly, they weren't wrong.

Fast forward to September 2023, and Canada now has a government that has committed more corruption scandals than all previous governments combined. It has increased the federal debt more than all previous governments combined. House prices, mortgage payments, and rent payments have all more than doubled during his reign. He is a disgrace, and the apathetic Canadian electorate must somehow figure out how to enlighten themselves and vote this unqualified, corrupt scumbag out of power.

24 Asif Ali Zardari

Former president of Pakistan... Known as Mr. 10%. The most corrupt politician of the world. He should be on the top of this list.

He is a robber and worst person in pakistan. He killed his and wife and other relatives for his position.

He represents a rotten country with rotten people and rotten political system.

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