They say it takes compassion for humanity, love for the country, and a strong search for justice and mercy to become a strong and respected leader of the masses. From time to time, however, politicians or generals decide to do things their own way. These bloody dictators did not worry about the value of life as much as they did for the achievement of their selfish motives of domination, power and immortality.
This infographic shows dictators around the world sorted by the number of deaths, each drop equals one million dead.
Apparently, Hitler and Stalin combined killed fewer people than Mao Zedong …
Important note: There is an error in this infographic. Turkey as a country has existed since 1923, before the region to which the infographic refers was known as the Ottoman Empire. In addition, İsmail Enver Pasha was not a dictator, was a general of the Ottoman army and leader of the young Turkish revolution of 1908.