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Prince of Wallachia in the years 1448 to 1476Ordered people to be poisoned, blinded, strangled, hanged, decapitated, stabbed, disemboweled, skinned, exposed to extreme elements and animals, hacked, dismembered, burned, boiled, scalped, roasted, nailed in the head, buried alive, and most famously impaled. Killed over 100,000 people in such fashions
Dictator of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1953Once said “One death is a tragedy, a million deaths is simply a statistic.” Killed 20 to 60 million people throughout Europe
Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945Responsible for the deaths of more than 11 million people (5,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses, 15,000 homosexuals, 100,000 Freemasons, 100,000 of the mentally ill, 500,000 Gypsies, 750,000 Slavs, 3 million non-Jewish Poles, 3 million Russians and 6 million Jews)
Prime Minister of Cambodia from 1976 to 1979The only man in history to order an official genocide against his whole country, 25 to 33 percent of the population.
Dictator of Uganda from 1971 to 1979Killed and tortured 300,000 to 500,000 of his own people. Would show executions of people on television.
Queen of France from 1547 until 1559The mastermind behind the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre, an organized violent Catholic mob directed against the Huguenots (French Calvinist Protestants) in August 1572. It’s estimated that up 30,000 Huguenots lost their lives in the bloody massacre
Tsar of Russia from 1533 to 1584Enjoyed seeing people’s blood and suffering from being tortured; ordered people to be beheaded, strangled, hanged, blinded, burned, stabbed, raped,, boiled, disemboweled, buried alive, impaled, fried and used for target practice. Would often want to watch executions, some of which lasted as long as 15 hours
Dictator of communist China from 1943 to 1976Created the greatest famine and genocide in history killing upwards of 70 million of his own people including children
Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1483 to 1498Had tortured and killed over 30,000 heretics, Jews and Muslims that would not embraced Christianity
King of Belgium from 1865 to 1909 and ruler of the Congo Free StateHad around 10 million Congolese killed (or 50% of the population) Hundreds of thousands of people had their hands, legs, feet, arms, heads, ears, and noses cut off
Khan of the Mongolian Empire from 1206 to 1227With his army killed 20 to 60 million people (or 10% to 30% of the known world’s population)
Ruler of the Hunnic Empire from 434 to 453ortured and destroyed his enemies, his own people and entire population of cities. He was so destructive that people believed he was a punishment from Heaven
Rome’s 3rd emperor from AD 37 to AD 41Believed he was a god. Brutally murdered and tortured for fun. 160,000 animals were sacrificed in his honour
Rome’s 5th emperor from AD 54 to AD 68Brought the Roman Empire to ruin and burned entire cities. Had thousands murdered including his aunt, stepsister, ex-wife, mother, wife and adoptive brother. He was so bad that many of the Christians thought he was the Antichrist
Emperor of Japan from 1926 to 1989Ordered the Rape of Nanking; 10 million Chinese forced into slavery, tortured, eaten, shot, beheaded, stabbed, burned, boiled, roasted, buried alive, and impaled. Over 20 million Chinese, and 10 million Asians in other countries were killed by the Japanese
A countess who lived in the Carpathian MountainsShe believed that blood on her skin made her fresher and younger; responsible for the torture and killing of 650 girls
Religious leader of Iran from 1979 to 1989Paved the way for the Islamic Holy War, which has killed more than 2 million
Dictator of North Korea from 1948 to 1972Started the Korean War, which killed 3 million, 200,000 political prisoners forced into concentration camps, 3.5 million Koreans died in famine
Leader of the French RevolutionObsessed with guillotining people, almost 40,000 were either executed or died in prison during his 10-month reign of terror
Head of the SS and architect of the Final SolutionResponsible for 6 to 7 million deaths of Poles, Russians, communists, and other groups whom the Nazis deemed unworthy to live including people with physical and mental disabilities. His house contained furniture and books made from the bones and skins of his Jewish victims
Dictator of Iraq from 1979 to 2003Two million people died as a result of his actions
Islamic terrorist leader Lead the terrorist organization called the Al-Qaeda
Grand Vizier of the Sultan in the Ottoman empire from 1917 to 1918. In 1915Declared an order to wipe out the Armenian race. People were killed by bayonets, clubs, axes, hammers, spades, scythes, and saws
US President 1829-1837A slaver, ethnic cleanser, and tyrant; singed into law the Indian Removal Act – which legalized ethnic cleansing. Within seven years 46,000 indigenous people were removed from their homelands east of the Mississippi leading to the death of 30 percent of the Native American population in the Southeast USA

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