Killers of the 20th Century

This is a personal selection of killers from the 20th Century. The facts are as accurate as could be determined from credible sources available on the internet and elsewhere. The interpretation is entirely personal. It always is.

Featured killers

Idi Amin Idi Amin – Uganda Prince Yasuhiko Asaka Prince Yasuhiko Asaka – Japan, China Théoneste Bagosora Théoneste Bagosora – Rwanda Bhopal Industrial Incident Bhopal Industrial Incident – India Francisco Franco Francisco Franco – Spain Adolf Hilter Adolf Hitler – Germany
Saddam Hussein Saddam Hussein – Iraq Shiro Ishii Shiro Ishii – Japan, China Radovan Karadzic Radovan Karadzic – Bosnia-
Kim Il Sung Kim Il Sung – North Korea King Léopold II of Belgium King Léopold II – Belgium Mao Tse-Tung Mao Tse-Tung – China
Slobodan Milosevic Slobodan Milosevic – Serbia Efrain Rios Montt Efraín Ríos Montt – Guatemala Ante Pavelic Ante Pavelic – Croatia Augusto Pinochet Augusto Pinochet – Chile Pol Pot Pol Pot – Cambodia Joseph Stalin Joseph Stalin – former USSR
Suharto Suharto – Indonesia 'The Three Pashas' ‘The Three Pashas’ – Turkey United States presidents and their advisers United States Presidents Jorge Rafaél Videla Jorge Rafaél Videla – Argentina Ne Win Ne Win – Burma Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan – Pakistan

Other killers

Ion Antonescu Ion Antonescu – Romania Nicolae Ceausescu Nicolae Ceausescu – Romania Francois Duvalier The Duvaliers – Haiti Joseph Goebbels Joseph Goebbels – Germany Hermann Göring Hermann Göring – Germany Heinrich Himmler Heinrich Himmler – Germany
Elie Hobeika Elie Hobeika – Lebanon Enver Hoxha Enver Hoxha – Albania Ferdinand Marcos Ferdinand Marcos – Philippines Josef Mengele Josef Mengele – Germany Ratko Mladic Ratko Mladic – Bosnia-
Benito Mussolini Benito Mussolini – Italy
Anastasio Somoza Anastasio Somoza – Nicaragua Rafael Trujillo Rafael Trujillo – Dominican Republic