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Biographies

Hopefully everything you ever wanted to know about the men who helped make the 20th century the bloodiest on record.

 

African Despots
Sani Abacha

Nigeria

Ahmadou Ahidjo

Cameroon

Idi Amin

Uganda

Ibrahim Babangida

Nigeria

Hastings Banda

Malawi

Jean-Bédel Bokassa

Central African Republic

Samuel Doe

Liberia

Hissène Habré

Chad

Felix Houphouet-Boigny

Cote D'Ivoire

Mu'ammar Quathafi

Libya

Laurent Kabila

Democratic Republic of Congo

Mathieu Kérékou

Benin

Maaouiya Ould Taya

Mauritania

Haile Mariam Menghistu

Ethiopia

Mobuto Sese Seko

Zaire

Daniel Arap Moi

Kenya

Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe

Milton Obote

Uganda

Didier Ratsiraka

Madagascar

Haile Selassie

Ethiopia

Ali Solih

Comoros

Ahmed Sekou Touré

Guinea

Asian Meglomaniacs
Hafez Al-Assad

Syria

Chiang Kai Shek

China/Taiwan

Ngo Dinh Diem

Vietnam

Hussain Muhammad Ershad

Bangladesh

Kim Il Sung

North Korea

Kim Jong Il

North Korea

Yahya Khan

Pakistan

Ruhollah Khomeini

Iran

Mao Tse Tung

China

Ferdinand Marcos

Phillipines

Pervez Musharraf

Pakistan

Mohammed Najibullah

Afghanistan

Nursultan Nazarbayev

Khazakhstan

Ne Win

Burma

Saparmurat Niyazov

Turkmenistan

Turgut Ozal

Turkey

Reza Pahlavi

Iran

Park Chung-Hee

South Korea

Pol Pot

Cambodia

Rhee Singman

South Korea

Saddam Hussein

Iraq

Thojib Suharto

Indonesia

Ahmed Sukarno

Indonesia

Nguyen Van Thieu

Vietnam

Tojo Hideki

Japan

Zia Ul-Haq

Pakistan

 

European Tyrants
Heider Aliev

Azerbaijan

Ion Antonescu

Romania

Leonid Brezhnev

USSR

Josip Broz

Yugoslavia

Nicolae Ceausescu

Romania

Francisco Franco

Spain

Adolf Hitler

Germany

Erich Honecker

East Germany

Enver Hoxha

Albania

Miklos Horthy

Hungary

Dimitrios Ioannides

Greece

Wojciech Jaruselzski

Poland

Leonid Kuchma

Ukraine

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

USSR

Alexander Lukashenko

Belarus

Slobodan Milosovic

Yugoslavia

Benito Mussolini

Italy

Ante Pavelic

Croatia

Vikdun Quisling

Norway

Antonio Salazar

Portugal

Joseph Stalin

USSR

Franjo Tudjman

Croatia

Todor Zhivkov

Bulgaria

North American Brass Hats
Fulgencio Batista

Cuba

Carlos Castillo Armas

Guatemala

Fidel Castro

Cuba

Alfredo Christiani

El Salvador

Roberto Suazo Cordova

Honduras

Porfirio Diaz

Mexico

François 'Papa Doc' Duvalier

Haiti

Jean Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier

Haiti

Maximiliano Hernandez Martínez

El Salvador

Efrain Rios Montt

Guatemala

Manuel Noriega

Panama

Anastasio Somoza García

Nicaragua

Anastasio Somoza Debayle

Nicaragua

Omar Torrijos

Panama

Rafael Trujillo

Dominican Republic

 

In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order

Idi Amin

 

South American Strongmen
Hugo Banzer Suárez

Bolivia

René Barrientos Ortuño

Bolivia

Desi Bouterse

Suriname

Juan Maria Bordeberry

Uruguay

Humberto Branco

Brazil

Forbes Burnham

Guyana

Carlos Ibanez del Campo

Chile

Morales Bermudes

Peru

Manuel Odria

Peru

Marco Perez Jimenez

Venezuela

Juan/Eva Peron

Argentina

Augusto Pinochet

Chile

Gustavo Rojas Pinilla

Colombia

Alfredo Stroessner

Paraguay

Juan Velesco Alvarado

Peru

Getulio Vargas

Brazil

Jorge Videla

Argentina

Juan Vicente Gómez

Venezuela

Not that many from this Continent
George Speight

Fiji

 
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