Throughout history, these tyrants have ruled with an iron fist, attempting to annihilate their enemies and oppress their people in a grab for absolute power.
From Nazi despot Adolf Hitler to Cambodia's genocidal leader Pol Pot and beyond, browse this group of notorious dictators, past and present.
Kim Jong Un made what’s believed to be his first foreign trip since taking power in 2011, visiting President Xi Jinping in China. Politicos say the North Korean leader intended his travels to send a message of partnership with China before his visit with President Trump.
Adolf Hitler was the leader of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. He initiated World War II and oversaw fascist policies that led to the Holocaust, which resulted in the deaths of at least 11 million people, including the mass murder of an estimated 6 millions Jews.