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10 cruellest kings in human history

Apr 12, 2017 18:57 IST
General Knowledge Category:History Facts, GK Facts

Human history is full of unique people- some people are remembering for their humanity concern and some people are remembering for their inhuman action. Here, we are giving 10 cruellest kings who are remembering for their brutality, evil act and their whim of action that causes fear factor to the human civilisation.

1. Vlad Tepes

 Vlad Tepes

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History remembers him as the legend of cruel punishment giver (Sadist King) like disembowelling and rectal and facial impalement. It is said that the cruelest incident of impalement in Human history was that when he impaled 20,000 men, women and children to be skinned, boiled, decapitated, blinded, strangled, hanged, burned, roasted, hacked, nailed, buried alive, stabbed, etc. in outside of his capital city.

2. Ivan IV of Russia

 Ivan IV of Russia

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He is referred to as an evil king because he was fond of impaling people and every day, around 500-1000 people brought down in his court by his troops for torturing and slaughtering in front of him.

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3. Adolf Hitler

 Hitler

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He was dictator of Nazi Germany and propounded the fascist policies against Jews. He united the entire Germany by creating fear among non-Jews of Germany. His policies precipitated World War II and led to the genocide known as the Holocaust, which resulted in the deaths of some 6 million Jews and another 5 million non-combatants.

4. King Firon

 Feron

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He was selfish, arrogant and notorious dictator of Egypt. He proclaims himself as god and forced people to believe and worship him as a god, if people denied him then he gave very ill and pathetic punishments. There is legend that- after his death, no land, fire accepts his last rituals and as a result, his dead body is still kept in the museum. Interesting fact about his dead body is that his weight will automatically increase and his body won’t spoil.

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5. Alexander III of Macedon

 alexander

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He spends most of his ruling span on military campaign through Asia to northwest Africa. He probably suffered from an overwhelming ambition that stuck his entire his life in the battle field and an uncontrollable temper that often arose from drinking excessive amounts of wine.

6. Joseph Stalin

 Stalin

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He is considered as the most dangerous and cruel ruler in the history because he exercises greater political power than any dictator. He was responsible for the death of more than 20 million of its own people during his 29 years of rule.

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7. Leopold II of Belgium

 Leopold

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He was a king of Belgium and well known for brutal exploitation of the Congo Free State because his policy of forced labour resulted the death of more than 3 million Congolese.

8. Attila The Hun

 Attila-The-Hun

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He is referred to one of the evil rulers in human history. His last invasions have remembered as bloodshed battle because he invaded Gaul from the countryside and slaughter the entire village in their wake. He never spares a single person where he invades.

9. Genghis Khan

 Genghis

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He was Mongol leader and known for his military genius, political statesman and bloodthirsty terror. There is legend that he slaughter the certain height of people by saying dwarf people don’t have right to live after the every battle of his life. Hence, there is folklore that every third person in the world has lineage of Gengis Khan.

10.  Maximilien Robespierre

 Maximilien Robespierre

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He is well known for his whim of action because he never trusts people and he beheads every suspect in his life without any trial. He beheaded around 5 million people to gain power.

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