Five most cruel dictators to live on earth
These rulers, presidents, emperors, kings and princes have left a terrible bloody legacy. Their tyranny was the cause of death for many millions of people. However, there was a time when they were admired and idolized them.
1. Joseph Stalin
He was born in 1879. During the quarter century preceding his death in 1953, the Soviet dictator was perhaps the most influential person in history. In 1930 he ordered killed millions of peasants. With enemies fought arranging regular mass purges. While every grandmother will tell you that Stalin was a hero and thank him for the happy years.
So the work of the great leader is uniquely difficult to assess.
2. Adolf Hitler
Undoubtedly the world champion among the killers. It is directly responsible for the deaths of more than 46 million people.
3. Genghis Khan
Mongol Temujin, known to history as Genghis Khan (born 1162) was a warrior and ruler who transformed the nomadic Mongol tribes into a mighty army commanded by him and his family. His hordes killed many people in Asia and Europe in the early 13th century.Khan said: “The greatest happiness for the man – to overtake and destroy his enemy, seize his property and take yourself to women.”
4. African Führer
Idi Amin Dada was born in 1925. Was an officer and president of Uganda. In 1972, he began to expel Asians from Uganda, on the grounds that he was so commanded by God. For many years, thousands of Ugandans going missing, and later their mutilated bodies were found on the shores of Lake Victoria. There is evidence that Amin was a cannibal, and considered his mentor and idol Adolf Hitler. He even planned to erect a monument to the Führer. He betrayed the execution of his enemies in the live broadcast on television. It is estimated that after the overthrow of Amin committed, the victims of its repression were between 300 and 000 to 500 000 (out of 19 million) of the citizens of Uganda, at least two thousand, he killed himself.
5.Vlad the Impaler
Vlad Tepes disposes of his enemies, without further ado. He was a fan of various forms of torture. He tortured people by thousands and loved to eat and drink among the dead. He impaled each of the 20 000 residents of the city Amlas, regardless of who before him a man, woman or child. But most of all he loved to impale. That’s were executed between 1457 and 1460 year Transylvanian merchants who ignore the law of trade Prince. And he thought of the poor and sick criminals, and to deal with them went to the trick. Prince invited all the sick and the poor for free food, when we all gathered, the building is boarded up and burned.
Article publié pour la première fois le 16/10/2012