Top 10 Worst Dictators In HistoryOzzyVanHalen
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He was responsible for Balkan wars, first war in Slovenia which lasted 10 days, then war in Croatia that lasted from 1991 to 1995, and war and genocide in Bosnia that lasted from 1992 to 1995. Responsible for thousands of deaths all over ex Yugoslavia from 1990 - 1999. He started a war in Kosovo in 1999. Thousands of people killed, over two million displaced. His men, chetniks, did a terrible deeds that not even monsters did, not even Nazis. Bosnian and Croat people are sent in camps, torture and rape were nothing what they were capable of. Chetniks exist even now, they rule a big part of Serbia, and a whole entity of Republika Srpska in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Many people are declared chetniks, even Republika Srpska's current president Milorad Dodik is chetnik. We can't allow that fascist movement to rule.
Says who? CNN and BBC? Hmm... Before you start talking nonsense about Chetnicks, go to George Freemen's book 'The Forgotten 500'. The book is about the greatest rescue operation behind the enemy lines in WWII and in the US history. Speaking of Nazis, the Chetnicks, these 'monsters', had saved 500 US pilots from the Nazis in the middle of the Occupied Serbia during the four years of war there risking and giving away their lives. However, I understand that what you are saying is the standard American thank you. I wonder why didn't you mention the US presidents during the Korean and Vietnam war who are responsible for death of millions? Just to mention that during the civil war in former Yugoslavia total death toll was around 150.000 people, soldiers and civilians. Oh, and did I say that Milosevic wasn't responsible for that war but the US, Germany and Great Britain by recognizing and justifying the terrorists and rebels against the constitutional government of the internationally ...more
One of the worst mass murderers in modern history
Deserves to be further up the list. Milosevic had a habit of using others to do his dirty work like Arkan, Mladic and Karadzic. He was able to then distance himself from these and negotiate peace and appear as a moderate. He nearly ruined his country and turned what once was the richest Eastern European state into one of the poorest. In an area that included Ceaucescu and Enver Hoxha as his neighbours, Milosevic was your typical 1980s/1990s Balkan dictator.V 1 Comment
Many people, when they think of Dictators, never think that the glorious Christian Eastern Roman Empire could have produced such a doozy. Within two years of accession to the throne, using murder and deception as way to having himself proclaimed Basileus, then immediately turned the Byzantine Empire into a terror state. When the citizens of Constantinople finally rose up out of anger and fear did Andronikos try to flee the city, but to no avail. His right hand was severed, and he was starved for several days before finally being strapped to the back of a plague-riddled donkey. Left eye gouged out and several deep stab wounds perforating his body, he was released to all the pent up anger and hate Constantinople had to bear. Boiling sewage was thrown in his face, his hair pulled out, tongue ripped out and teeth shattered. The new Emperor, Issac Angelus, offered gold to the soldier who stabbed their sword deepest into poor old Andronikus. After several hours of this, the soldiers finally ...more
Interesting man and a man of his times. While flawed and while he did do awful things, he also attempted to take on corruption and greater evils of his time. Sure he had a lot of bad points, but he also had a lot of good points and for his time, was progressive. He may have been a bit of an opportunist and set himself up as a religious leader but he did not become as fanatical of those who do this today. Henry VIII even in his medieval setting is far more preferable to more modern tyrants like Pol Pot, Mullah Omar, al-Baghdadi aka ISIS head honcho (he should be in the top 5 of this list by the way), Hitler, etc.
How can he not be on the list? Do you even know how many people he beheded and decorate the London Bridge with? That includes two of his six wives, one of them because she gave birth to a girl. All of his royal subjects feared him. I don't ever wonder why.
True he was horrible but that happened 500 ago+ and he probably only killed thousands he has probably killed the least people
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He intimidated the people in communist East Germany with help of the notorious "Stasi" (Staatsicherheit which translated means "state's security"). Ruling till 1989 who ruined the economy to almost third world status. Under his rule, environment was in abysmal state, manufacturing was in pre-WWII state and so on. When the reunification (Wiedervereinigung) came, even the West German experts on East Germany were stunned or rather shocked to see how outdated the manufacturing sector was. He ruined Eastern Germany. Even Deng Xiaoping would have criticized Honecker for his economic failures.
Well known and notorious for his fight against Catholics, Socialists, Liberlas... He fought actually any group which was other than (his version of) conservatism and monarchism.
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.
Was great king god bless him
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.
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.
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.
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. )
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.
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.
Racist, oppressed the people of Zimbabwe, during his tenure then called Rhodesia.
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.
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
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