Top Ten Murderous Dictators in History

History is a very important lesson. If you think you don't need it, think again because jobs you would have require history. What these guys have done may be very sad but it is important. These are the most heartless, murderous, notorious people.

The Top Ten

1 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was an Austrian politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939 and was a central figure ...read more.

Hitler did nothing right.

Lol every one knew he would be on this list

2 Mao Zedong 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.

He has to top this list in an objective sense, seeing how he killed the most people (estimated between 49-78 million). Whether it be through his failed economic policies which led to famine & starvation, or his state killings among others, his actions led to many dying and as such is inarguably the biggest killer in terms of state leaders in recent history. - Mrveteran

The "winner" by a mile, Mao killed more civilians than all the rest on this list combined.

3 Leopold II Leopold II
4 Joseph Stalin 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.

He killed pretty much "hmm lets see...EVERYONE!?!

5 Chiang Kai-shek Chiang Kai-shek
6 Hideki Tojo Hideki Tojo
7 Vladimir Lenin Vladimir Lenin Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by the alias Lenin, was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician, and political theorist.
8 Enver Pasha
9 Pol Pot 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.

Pol pot is a massive idiot in my opinion he is just as bad as Hitler even though he is less popular then Hitler. He also has a lot in common with Hitler because Hitler killed Jews and pol pot killed monks and they both had death camps but pol pot sent people from his own country to work in the camps and he also set loads of mine fields and he killed hundreds of innocent people. us Brits are lucky he did this horrible stuff in Asia not here in Europe like Hitler however we are very lucky he is now dead and no longer living people should still celebrate his death today.

10 Kim Il-sung Kim Il-sung Kim Il-sung was the supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, commonly referred to as North Korea, for 46 years, from its establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994. He held the posts of Prime Minister from 1948 to 1972 and President from 1972 to 1994. He was also the leader of ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Saddam Hussein 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.
12 Kim Jong-un Kim Jong-un Kim Jong-un is the Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, commonly referred to as North Korea.
13 Benito Mussolini Benito Mussolini ...read more.
14 Angela Merkel Angela Merkel Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician and the Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She is also the leader of the Christian Democratic Union.

Leading a genocidal state

15 Idi Amin Idi Amin 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.

Murderous scumbag who killed hundreds of thousands of his own people based on their differing political views & their support for human rights. - Mrveteran

16 Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe
17 Genghis Khan Genghis Khan Genghis Khan c. 1162 – August 18 1227, born Temüjin, was the founder and Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death.
18 Francisco Franco
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