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Adolf Hitler, Germany German Nazi Chancellor Adolf Hitler s worst humanitarian crime, for which history has

never forgiven him, is the Holocaust the genocide of over 6 million Jews in Europe. On April 30, 1945, after the Nazis lost the Battle of Berlin, Hitler com mitted suicide in a bunker with mistress Eva Braun to avoid capture.Benito Musso lini, Italy Sworn in as the 40th prime minister of Italy in 1922, Benito Mussolini took a li ttle more than a decade to assume the title of "His Excellency Benito Mussolini, Head of Government, Duce of Fascism, and Founder of the Empire". His ideology o f Fascism envisioned social progress with subversion, censorship and propaganda through the establishment of a draconian police state. During World War II, Muss olini initially sided ... more Benito Mussolini, Italy Sworn in as the 40th prime minister of Italy in 1922, Benito Mussolini took a li ttle more than a decade to assume the title of "His Excellency Benito Mussolini, Head of Government, Duce of Fascism, and Founder of the Empire". His ideology o f Fascism envisioned social progress with subversion, Benito Mussolini, Italy Sworn in as the 40th prime minister of Italy in 1922, Benito Mussolini took a li ttle more than a decade to assume the title of "His Excellency Benito Mussolini, Head of Government, Duce of Fascism, and Founder of the Empire". His ideology o f Fascism envisioned social progress with subversion, censorship and propaganda through the establishment of a draconian police state. During World War II, Muss olini initially sided with France but then quickly turned about and joined force s with Hitler s Nazis, embarking on an ambitious plan to acquire territories in Fr ance and Britain. During the war, his fief eventually fell to the Allied Forces. He was captured but staged a dramatic escape from prison with German help. Whil e attempting to escape into the neutral state of Switzerland in April 1945, he a nd his mistress Claretta Petacci were captured and executed. Their bodies were h ung upside down before a garage in Milan's Piazzale Loreto on April 29, 1945. had assumed the title "His Excellency President for Life, Field Marshal Alhaji D r Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, CBE." Incidentally, CBE stood for Conqueror of the British Empire a self-bestowed honorific for his achievement of driving out Briti sh diplomats. He curried favor with the Soviet Union, which supplied him with ar ms. In 1976, Amin declared himself the Last King of Scotland (theme of a Hollywood movie with an Oscar-winning performance by Forest Whitaker). A polygamist known for his excessive tastes, Amin was the subject of several films and documentari es. After he was deposed in 1979, Amin fled to Libya and then to Saudi Arabia, w here he died in hospital August 2003. less François Duvalier, Haiti Ironically, François Duvalier s first claim to fame was as a doctor who fought and w on battles against disease. Known as Papa Doc, he became President of Haiti in 1 957 and held the tiny nation in his iron grip until his death in 1971. During hi s rule, marked by voodoo and personality cult, about 30,000 Haitians were murder ed. Ferdinand Marcos, Philippines Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos assumed power in 1965 and went on to become a n authoritarian ruler of the archipelago of the Philippines. For vote-buying, cr ony capitalism and nepotism to declaring martial law under which thousands of pe ople were incarcerated and tortured, to eventually spiriting away large sums of money to the United States, Marcos and his wife Imelda earned the wrath of Filip inos. Marcos died in exile in Hawaii in 1989. Pol Pot Pol Pot, derived from the French phrase Politique Potentielle, was the alias of the Cambodian Chinese revolutionary Saloth Sar, who led the Khmer Rouge in the c

His self-aggrandizement was evident in that he once chartered a Con corde from Air France for his personal use. After the s econd Gulf War. The Khmer Rouge was accused of mass ethnocide and torture methods. Nicolae Ceausescu. Bokassa assumed several titles as he reigned over the land-locked Central African Republic from 1966 until his overthrow in 1979. e xercised rampant nepotism and stashed away a fortune estimated at $5 billion in Swiss banks. he isolated his country from the rest of the world. Mobotu initially captured and tortured his political opponents b ut later played international rivals against each other with the policy of Keep y our friends close. he was hunted down.but your enemies closer still . He instigated the Iran-Iraq war.7 million people were believed to have been killed during his re gime. Pol Pot died in 1998. He was arrested and tried for corruption and war crimes at The Hague but died before he could be charged. Romania The Romanian leader began his career as an anti-Fascist and initially sided with the Soviet Union. triggering the First Gulf War. Saddam Hussein earned notoriety for his megalo maniac military zeal. Saddam Hussein. Mobutu Sese Seko. He was put on trial for treason and murder and convicted and imprisoned from 1987 to 1993. He was pressured to resign in 2003 and is currently being detained at The Hague and is on trial for his role in th e nation s civil war. to Emperor. annexed Kuwait and invite d the wrath of the US and its allies. . imprisoned and executed by US forces in Iraq . Jean Bedel Bokassa. Slobodan Milosevic President of Serbia and Yugoslavia. He was guilty of a brutal and repressiv e Stalinist regime. Increasingly. Zaire Mobotu Sese Seko. was the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. during which he was a ccused of humanitarian crimes and war crimes. During his authoritarian regime from 1965 to 1997. Iraq Iraq s President from 1979 to 2003. Slobodan Milosevic led the Socialist Party o f Serbia from its inception in 1980. Over 1. Mobotu was overthrown in 1996 and li ved in exile in Togo but died in Morocco of prostate cancer in 1997. He died in 1996.onflict with Vietnam. Charles Taylor. Liberia Liberian president Charles Taylor ruled from 1997 to 2003. which he renamed Zaire in 1971 as part of an authentication campaign. Mobotu drove out foreign investors and seized their assets. who wore a signature leopard-skin toque and thick-rimmed glass es. During his rule. Central African Republic From President to President for Life. as head of state from 1967 to 1989. All people were thereafter kn own as Zairois. Yugoslavia broke up and th e country went into civil war. He was overthrown in the 1989 Romanian Revolution and execut ed after a brief televised trial.