Dictators of The World

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There have been many great leaders throughout history Not all have been nice These men were known as dictators

Genghis Khan
„Emperor of Emperors‟ Military genius Conquered more than Alexander the Great Controlled the Mongol hordes Died mysteriously

Napoleon Bonaparte
Considered the greatest general ever Crowned himself emperor Conquered most of Europe Poisoned, died in exile

Adolf Hitler
His motto was “Have no pity. Act brutally.” He conquered most of Europe Invented the „lightning war‟ or Blitzkrieg He spread death as no one else in history Didn‟t take „experts‟ advice Shot himself when he lost the war

Benito Mussolini
Controlled Italy as a fascist dictator Wanted to make Italy a world power Joined Hitler in WWII When the war was over he fled Was shot to death by Italians in Switzerland

Vladimir Lenin
Communist Ruled by „terror‟ Declared dictator deposed the Czar Involved in Russian Civil War Had an assassination attempt against him Died of a brain hemorrhage

Saddam Hussein
Controls Iraq Controls a lot of the world‟s oil Caused Gulf War by annexing Kuwait Considered a zealot Alive, although has had assassination attempts against him

Great general Worked his way up the political ladder Appointed dictator Murdered by his friends

O mighty Caesar! Dost thou lie so low? Are all thy conquests, glories, triumphs, spoils shrunk to this little measure?

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