Top 10 Worst Dictators In History


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41 Napoleon (France) Napoleon (France) Napoléon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the Revolutionary Wars.

This one is dependent on your opinion. Bonaparte helped his country out a ton, but to this day, some British still poke fun at France for being stupid enough to let Napoleon rise to power twice. He was certainly not bad for his own people, but his armies devastated the western coast of Europe, and cut a sizable portion from Italy before being reduced back to France in 1814.

Greatest emperors the world has ever seen, highly decorated personality, very great speaker

Greatest monarch in the history of France. There is no reason for him to be so high up the list for worst dictators.

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42 Vladimir Putin (Russia) Vladimir Putin (Russia) Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012, succeeding Dmitry Medvedev.

Russians who think he is not an evil dictator are illusional.

Vladimir Putin sucks. He kills people everywhere for no reason. I hope he gets a capital punishment soon

He's powerful but not nice

Worst leader of any major country since World War II, and definitely on the top 10 worst of any country of all time.

It boggles my mind why people openly call other authoritarian post-Soviet leaders "dictators" but not Putin. Putin is even more authoritarian than Lukashenko, Nazarbayev etc. who are routinely labeled as dictators, yet for some reason Putin isn't. Not to mention Putin is a lot more destructive and threatening to the rest of the world than any of them.

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43 Indira Gandhi (India)

Just killed the Constitution and snatched human rights by just a blow of pen

No one wants to be a prime minister in front of her. She should be the controller of the country.

The only dictator in the history of independent India.

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44 Gamal Abdel Nasser (Egypt)

One of the dictator of the world.

45 Hussain Muhammad Ershad (Bangladesh)

He is one wrong haded person in the world!

46 Porfirio Díaz (México)

Two face trader! Live free or die viva villa!

47 Enver Pasha (Ottoman Empire)

One of the triumvirate of the Ottoman Empire who was responsible for the Armenian Genocide.

48 Mary I (England)
49 Nicholas II (Russia)
50 Isaias Afewerki (Eritrea)

Self elected provisional government of the state of Eritrea since 1991 runs the country without constitution, no freedom of press, no freedom of speech, and no freedom of religion. He executed dozones of journalists and higher rank government officials and imprisoned over hundreds of thousands of youth of the country.Isaias Afewerki is pretty well known as a late North Korean president, Kim Jong-il, of Africa.
He runs the country in the form of modern slavery where national service and military conscription is without the will of the citizens and for indefinite period of time.
The president is also very known for his arrogant and belligerent behavioral aspects.

He went to war with all of Eritrea's neighbors, bringing devastation to Eritreans and Ethiopians. He operates the largest prison on earth, where citizens are arrested and thrown in prison without any due process. Because of his firm authoritarian rule, Eritrea is the number one exporter of refugees, many of whom die to escape the hell on earth he created.

He murdered his brothers and sister who were fighters for 30 years. The Eritrean opposition should get ride of him.

Kills all the journalist in Eritrea!

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51 King Mswati III (Swaziland)

He has deprived his country from a lot of opportunities that would have been enjoyed if the country was turned to a democracy-... Enjoys the countries returns and his worth with the royal family... Has failed to rescue the country when they were in undergoing recession yet he was rumoured to be worth millions of dollar... During the recession he took out his 12 wives for a shopping spree to Kuwait... Though he does not have any rumours linking him to any deaths of the country and they is consistent piece in the country all year round.

I AGREE! He's rich, why not fix the place up JEEZ

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52 Maximilien Robespierre (France) Maximilien Robespierre (France)

Robespierre invented terrorism. What a delightful gift to the world.

Robespierre was the man, who lid the ground work for monsters like Lenin to promise utopia and to protect it, killed anyone in his way. Even though this revolution promised freedom. it was only for those who agreed the rest off to the guiltoine. Which makes it truly just that he suffered the same fate.

53 Enver Hoxha (Albania) Enver Hoxha (Albania)

Should be on top 10 for sure! Killed all "enemies" and than killed all "friends" who fought with him, basically killed anyone perceived as "threat"! Most paranoiac dictators of all isolated Albania from rest of the world for almost 50 years in unprecedented way in human history! North Korea today would look like a Liberal Country compared with his regime!

Imprisoned thousands in forced labour camps and had them tortured and executed for crimes such as alleged treachery. He isolated his people from the world for almost fifty years.

He killed everyone who went to school with him, killed everyone who was caught practicing religion, and isolated Albania for like 46 years.

Some of my Family lived during his regime. He killed everyone, friends, military guards, civilians who have done nothing, you name it. Enver was a mad man. He isolated millions of hard-working albanians. He did nothing to help Albania. I wish the Plan to overthrow Enver Hoxha in 1950 worked, so Albania wouldn't be a dictatorship under this communist psycho idiot

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54 Ruhollah Khomeini (Iran) Ruhollah Khomeini (Iran)

Not only a dictator, a CHARLATAN DICTATOR.

I'm sure he's burning in hell.

I wish he's enjoying hell now

Go to hill

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55 Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq (Pakistan)
56 Ion Iliescu (Romania)

He forged a lot of documents resulting in people losing their homes after the fall of the communist regime. He needs to die.

He just used communist tactics to stop the opposition! I hope he'll keel over and DIE!

He brough Romania into an economic disaster. Many thefts in the country were made thanks to him.
During a student protest in which they asked for a regime change he send miners to brutally beat the students and intellectuals... Twice.
That bastard is still alive and kicking.

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57 Thanom Kittikachorn (Thailand)

Seems to have a penchant for massacring ostensible communist students.

58 Wilhelm II (German Empire)

Didn't know anything about warfare but still thought he was a military genius. He lead Germany to catastrophe. The end result: He had to go to exile, the monarchy in Germany became history.

59 Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam)

He is known to have used over 40 names in his lifetime to conceal his identity with the last and most well known being Ho Chi Minh. He is responsible for such acts as the implementation of Land Reform which killed over 100,000 North Vietnamese and resumed a war of aggression against the South which resulted in over 3 million Vietnamese on both sides dead. Though he is deceased, his legacy still lives on and the extremely poor human rights record of the Vietnam of today speaks for itself..

In the Land Reform, people who was rich will be executed in front of poor people, caused the death of 100,000 Vietnamese. My friend's great-grandfather was head-cut for no reason, just because he had many domains and the Communist Party wanted to evict all people's assets so they could give them fairly to farmers. But they lied, after 2 years, they took all the lands back to them, and farmers had to work for them.

In Vietnam, he's depicted like a god, and his own biography is taught at school. Most curriculums in Vietnam are bended to suit his communist "ideals", describing the US as imperialist and the Soviet Union as "leader of the free workers", encouraging communist thought, and forcing the young to follow the path. It's his undoings that caused the death of millions during his presidency, and many more, caused by the VCP. - RoastedKebab

He should be in top 10, history in Vietnam is full of liars now. Bastard!

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60 Ali Abdullah Saleh (Yemen)

Did govern only for his own purses. Under him, Yemen went from worst to absolutely worst in terms of economics, education, environment, politics, society.

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