Some rulers are known for their strong rule in history, while there have been some rulers who have crossed all limits of humanity. This article is about top 10 dictators. To maintain their power, such rulers not only laid down all the rules and laws but also created a great crisis for humanity in the world. That is why he got the status of the greatest dictator. Let’s know about the top 10 brutal and dangerous dictators in history, who have been considered the world’s most dangerous dictators.
Adolf Hitler was the leader of the German National Socialist German Workers Party and around 17 million people were killed during his reign. He had burned millions of Jews alive, he did not take pity on Jews, Christians, women and children.
You’d be surprised to know that Hitler’s first love was the Jewish girl who shed the most Jews. He held his sway over Germany for nearly 12 years (from 1933 to 1945). He has been considered the most responsible for the Second World War.
Joseph Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union. He held his sway over the Soviet Union for 31 years (1922 to 1953). It was only after taking command of the Soviet Union that he killed every one of his opponents. He killed about 23 million people during his tenure. Stalin made Russia the second nuclear power country in the world during the Cold War. He committed millions of murders in 1939 with the help of army in the name of Great Purge(The world’s top 10 brutal and dangerous dictators).
3. Idi Amin
Idi Amin was the ruler of Uganda (Central African).He is one of top 10 danger dictator in the world. He ruled the country for 8 years (1971 to 1979). He was also called “Butcher of Uganda”. He was responsible for the death of nearly 6 lakh people. He used to punish those who opposed him, chopping off private parts and limbs, forcing him to eat his meat, bursting with a hammer, laying him on ice rocks.
The corpses of those who died after the punishment were thrown into the pond, which the crocodiles ate. During his reign, women were also raped and tortured. He had 5 wives and dozens of children, yet he always looked for a young girl for marriage. He believed that any worthy girl would be ready to be the wife of the King of Uganda.
4. Saddam Hussein
Saddam Hussein has been the President of Iraq for 2 decades (from 1979 to 2003). After assuming power, he considered himself to be the most influential in Arab countries. In the year 1980, he launched his army on the borders of western Iran to weaken the effects of the new Islamic revolution. Millions of people had lost their lives in this war.
Meanwhile, in 1982, Saddam Hussein killed 148 people in Dujail village after a suicide attack on him. In August 1990, Iraq waged a war with Kuwait, accusing Kuwait of bringing down oil prices. The Iraqi army was forced to retreat from Kuwait in 1991 after US troops intervened under pressure. But thousands of Iraqi soldiers were killed in this war.
5. Benito Mussolini
Benito Mussolini was an Italian politician who led the National Fascist Party. He ruled Italy from about 1922 to 1943. He ruled in a constitutional manner until 1925. He then adopted dictatorship. He attacked Abyssinia in 1935. From the time of the Second World War, he faced defeat in many attacks.
Due to this, he also had to resign from the post of Prime Minister and was put behind bars. Hitler rescued him at the time, but still could not hold power for long and then in 1945, Allied forces attacked Italy, capturing and detaining Mussolini, then on 28 April 1945 He was sentenced to death.
6. Muammar al-Gaddafi
Muammar al-Gaddafi was the dictators of Libya. He ruled Libya for 42 years (from 1970 to 2011). Gaddafi was always afraid that no one would kill him, so he used to roam in bullet proof vehicles all the time. He always employed women as security guards. Her hobbies such as Ukrainian nurses and blonde bodyguards soon made her headlines in foreign media.
His principle of governance was that let the different tribes clash together and rule. He killed his critics. The dictator, who ruled Libya for 42 years, pleaded fiercely to government troops to save his life before he died. Gaddafi’s last words were – ‘Don’t shoot me’
7. Hosni Mubarak dictators
Hosni Mubarak was the dictators of Egypt. He ruled Egypt from 1981 to 2011. During his reign, he inflicted a lot of oppression on the people. Due to his cruelty, all people became his opponents. Once Islamic extremists also attacked him, but he escaped from there. Finally, in 2011, the public launched a movement against him and got him out of power. He had several corruption and murder cases registered, he was arrested. In 2012, he was sentenced to life imprisonment.
8. Kim Jong Ill dictators
Kim Jong Il became a major dictator of North Korea after his father Kim Il Sungki’s death. He had killed a large number of people in his power from 1994 to 2011, violating many human rights.
During his reign more than 3 lakh people were arrested and millions of Korean citizens were put to death due to his cruel policies. In 2002, the US declared North Korea as the Axis of Evil due to this dictatorship of Kim Jong Il.
9. Robert Mugabe dictators
Robert Mugabe has been the President of Zimbabwe. He retained his rule from 1987 to 2013. He gained power only through fraud. At the time of election, he did not get a single vote from many states, but he gained power by intimidating people. At the time of the election round, he had painstakingly killed about 20,000 civilians. Apart from this, he had ruined the lives of over 30 lakh people during his reign.
10. Mao Tse Tung The dictators
Mao Tse Tung was the dictator of China. He ruled from 1949 to 1976. He is said to be the killer of about 7.8 crore people. He ran two programs ‘Great Leaf Forward’ and ‘Cultural Revolution’ during his reign, and as a result, it resulted in starvation of around 20 million people.