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Old January 16th, 2013, 04:15 AM   #1
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The 15 most evil people in history ( in my opinion )


1. Adolf Hitler
2. Joseph Stalin
3. Vladimir Lenin
4. Maximillen Rosbespierre
5. Idi Amin
6. ivan The Terrible
7. Pol Pot
8. Josef Mengelse
9. Heinrich Himmler
10. Thomas de Torquemada
11. Saddam Hussein
12. Adolf Eichmann
13. Kim Il Sung
14. Osama Bin Laden
15. Vidkun Quisling


Who would you people put as the 15 most evil people in history
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1. Adolf Hitler
2. Joseph Stalin
3. Vladimir Lenin
4. Maximillen Rosbespierre
5. Idi Amin
6. ivan The Terrible
7. Pol Pot
8. Josef Mengelse
9. Heinrich Himmler
10. Thomas de Torquemada
11. Saddam Hussein
12. Adolf Eichmann
13. Kim Il Sung
14. Osama Bin Laden
15. Vidkun Quisling


Who would you people put as the 15 most evil people in history
Lenin!!!!!

How about Truman?
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no Mao, no Gengis Khan, epic fail.
Mao makes Saddam Hussein looks like a cute lovely angel
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1. Adolf Hitler
2. Joseph Stalin
3. Vladimir Lenin
4. Maximillen Rosbespierre
5. Idi Amin
6. ivan The Terrible
7. Pol Pot
8. Josef Mengelse
9. Heinrich Himmler
10. Thomas de Torquemada
11. Saddam Hussein
12. Adolf Eichmann
13. Kim Il Sung
14. Osama Bin Laden
15. Vidkun Quisling


Who would you people put as the 15 most evil people in history
What about Breivik from your country ?
Please do note that there are 2 spelling mistakes in the names given by you.
Correct Spellings are Robespierre and Mengele instead of what is shown. Thanks.
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Old January 16th, 2013, 05:15 AM   #6

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Not to excuse or anything, but lately i've been reading a bit on Léopold and the figure of 10 million deaths in the Congo is already being lowered by modern researchers. Anyways, 10 million is still the most often cited number, so where do you get the 15 million?
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Not to excuse or anything, but lately i've been reading a bit on Léopold and the figure of 10 million deaths in the Congo is already being lowered by modern researchers. Anyways, 10 million is still the most often cited number, so where do you get the 15 million?
Maybe this chart is outdated then, I am not familiar with Belgian colonial history and this is the first time I come across with the name of Léopold, having no idea what he had done in history. However I think the estimate for the two notorious communist tyrants are fair assessment.
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Not to excuse or anything, but lately i've been reading a bit on Léopold and the figure of 10 million deaths in the Congo is already being lowered by modern researchers. Anyways, 10 million is still the most often cited number, so where do you get the 15 million?
Wikipedia's article on Leopold says that estimates range from 2 million to 15 million dead, then lists a few references without saying which estimate comes from where. Only one of them is a web link, to this page, which doesn't include the 15 million estimate; but does mention the claim of E.D. Morel in The Black Man's Burden (1920) that the population reduced by between 12 and 22 million people under Leopold's rule.
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As money is the root of all evil, in any case Léopold II was an evil man. He did it all (paid others to do it) for the money. And as to the figures of deaths, i think in the Congo of Léopold the dead were the better off ones anyway. Still, any estimate of the exact death toll is a guess, since there are simply no records of how many people lived there.
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Im sure a number of these people are included simply because the state has become more powerful, and the instruments of terror more efficient. Dictators further back in history were probably just as evil, yet their opportunity for committing evil in industrial sized numbers was limited.
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