Top 10 Worst Dictators In History

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141 Ziaur Rahman (Bangladesh)

He was dictator Bangladesh from 1975 to 1981. He killed Father of Nation of Bangladesh on 15th August 1975. He killed thousands of army in cantonment during his period. He was kill by Army in Chitagong in 1981.

142 Mohammed Zahir Shah (Afghanistan)

Was great king god bless him

143 Mohammed Daoud Khan (Afghanistan) V 1 Comment
144 Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg (German Empire)

Incompetent, quasi dictatorial chancellor from 1909 till 1917. He ruined Germany with his amateurish foreign policy. He was insane enough to think, he could outfit Otto von Bismarcks's shoes.

145 Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (Equatorial Guinea)

His small country is rich in oil, but since 1979, he rules there just for himself. Take note, to get power, he had his uncle killed (similar to Kim Jong-un, perhaps, Kim learned a lot from Teodoro Obiang).

Obiang's people live in deep dirtpoor conditions.

146 Plutarco Elías Calles (Mexico)

He was an atheist president of Mexico during the 1920s. (Unbelievable how he could make it in a heavily Catholic country. ) During the Cristero War, he had thousands of Catholic priests killed.

Imagine, that for some time, several states in Mexico had no priests at all.

Mexico has a violent story, indeed.

147 Hastings Banda (Malawi)

When he started his oppressive regime, he was already in retirement age. Still, he could oppress his people for 30 years. (Bad people seem to live long lives. )

148 Walter Ulbricht (East Germany)

Just weeks before the Berlin wall was constructed, he promised during a press conference that nobody intended to erect a wall. One of the most notorious politicians' lies in 20th century.

149 Leonid Brezhnev (USSR) Leonid Brezhnev (USSR)

He was a very violent and unmerciful dictator though smart militarily he was a bad ruler every time he set up reinforcements for the army he would have to spend more time and MONEY he was not to use unless of emergency and the only reason he had to do this was because he spent the money he was supposed to use for feeding the army instead he used on more missiles great more conflict between the US and the SOVEIT UNION

While his subjects were starving, he ruled with iron fist and could eat well.

150 Théodore Sindikubwabo (Rwanda)
151 Pieter Willem Botha (South Africa)
152 Ian Smith (Rhodesia)

Racist, oppressed the people of Zimbabwe, during his tenure then called Rhodesia.

153 Lee Kuan Yew (Singapore)

He was Singapore's Prime Minister from 1959 till 1990. If someone criticized him or his government, he sues him for "defamation". Sometimes people are held in custody without trial for decades. During the 1970s, he didn't have to face any single opposition in parliament. Once he said, that he actually knows better than the people themselves, what the people want.

154 Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (Philippines) Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (Philippines) Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is a politician who served as the 14th President of the Philippines from 2001 until 2010, as the 10th Vice President of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001, and as member of the House of Representatives representing the 2nd District of Pampanga since 2010. She was the country's ...read more.

She plundered the state, was responsible for disappearances of activists, ruining the reputation of the Philippines by simply cancelling contracts with companies as it pleased her

155 Ne Win (Myanmar)

Under him, Myanmar started the military rule which lasted totally till 2011. Isolation from the rest of the world was the result of his repressive regime. The economy went down, take into account that it was seen as a promising land back in the 1960s, shortly before Ne took power.

156 Balthazar Johannes Vorster (South Africa)

Under his apartheid rule, Nelson Mandela was imprisones. Also, was he responsible for the Soweto massacre.

157 Hassan Rouhani (Iran)

Ass and traitor to his country. Also, where's Al-Baghdadi?

His smiling is just deceptive. Under him, gays, adulterers still get hanged.

158 Klemens von Metternich (Austrian Empire)

That guy knew how to keep liberals in check. Spies all over the Empire made sure, no one rose up against the Habsburgs.

159 Park Chung-hee (South Korea)

He governed South Korea during the 1960s and 1970s.

Whoever was suspected as communist, he risked his life. People of South Korea were scared of him back then.

160 Wojciech Jaruzelski (Poland)

As last communist leader of Poland, he declared martial law.

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