25 Leaders Responsible For The Worst Genocides Ever Committed

From dictators to generals these are 25 leaders responsible for the worst genocides ever committed.

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Adolf Hitler

leaders responsible for terrible genocides

Almost synonymous with the word “genocide”, Hitler was responsible for one of the most systematic and nauseatingly efficient genocides in history.

4

Jozef Stalin

leaders responsible for terrible genocides

Combining all of his concentration camps, purges, and mass executions together led to a death toll in the tens of millions.

3

Leopold II of Belgium

leaders responsible for terrible genocides

Ignoring the rules laid down by colonial nations of Europe, this Belgian King established the Congo Free State for his own personal gain and it is to this day one of the most brutal and imperialist regimes in human history. It was responsible for the exploitation and deaths of over 15 million Congolese.

2

Augusto Pinochet

leaders responsible for terrible genocides

In spite of his brutal sociopathic tendencies, major western political leaders refused to label him for what he was – a genocidal maniac. Instead, they praised his reforms. Today, however, we can see how wrong the western political leaders were and just how merciless his reign of terror was.

1

Mao Ze Dong

leaders responsible for terrible genocides

Also referred to as Chairman Mao, Mao Ze Dong was a Chinese communist revolutionary who was also the founding father of the People’s Republic of China. Historians characterize him as a dictator whose administration led to the death of 40-70 million people in China and Tibet because of executions, forced labor and starvation.

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