Saladin was a tyrant to Egyptians (apart from Salafist and Sunni fundamentalists). Egyptians despise him because he massacred Shia Egyptians and Coptic Christians in upper Egypt and isolated the Fatimid men’s aristocracy from women. He also destroyed Cairo’s library, second only to Bagdad’s. His descendants prohibited the use of the Coptic (Egyptian language) and Greek languages in official papers or schools and the appointment of Egyptians of all faiths to key administrative positions and the army. Many contemporary Egyptian academics believe that he saw the Crusaders as a diversion to his efforts to eradicate Shi’a Islam. He soon reconciled with them to focus on his main goal.
9. George W. Bush
Bush is one of the most despised presidents in history, owing to his poor decisions. 9/11 occurred when he was in charge, and his response was based more on pandering to America’s paranoia and patriotism than on wisdom. He resolved to invade Iraq to send a message to the world and potentially do what his father couldn’t. Bush was not practical in foreign policy or any other area. He did not want to be unpopular, so he maintained his tax cuts and encouraged Americans to shop to improve the economy. He drove the U.S. into historic debt. He committed war crimes and did horrific things to people who turned out to be innocent. More importantly, by bombing Iraq to the ground and killing many innocent civilians, the survivors became terrorists and eventually established ISIS. By the end of Bush’s presidency, he had put the country in trillions of dollars of debt, destabilized the Middle East, created further wars, and exacerbated the divide between rich and poor.
8. Wilhelm II
Today, Kaiser Wilhelm II is mostly regarded as the bully who began World War I. Wilhelm had a tough childhood due to a minor physical disability. He was smart but prone to anxiety, stubbornness, and a terrible temper. While opinions differ, most agree that Wilhelm II’s brusque leadership and imperialistic and nationalist ambition were important factors in the outbreak of war. The Kaiser was well-known for his racism and propensity for provocative statements and stereotypes. After the Boxer Rebellion, for example, his remarks about “cross-eyed” Chinese raised eyebrows worldwide. As Kaiser, Wilhelm was prone to inept diplomacy and decision-making, which resulted in several scandals, including the 1905 Moroccan crisis and his ill-advised press ‘interview’ in 1908.
7. Judas Iscariot
Judas Iscariot was one of Jesus Christ’s 12 first disciples and the founder of Christianity. Judas betrayed his master, Jesus Christ, leading to his execution for heresy. Judas, reviled in mainstream Christianity as a man of low morals or the personification of the Devil, is the synonym to represent anyone who betrays a greater cause or a great person. According to the ‘ Gospel of Matthew, he betrayed Jesus in exchange for a bribe of 30 pieces of silver from the Jewish priests. He identified Jesus with a kiss and disclosed him to the Jewish high priest Joseph Caiaphas, who then delivered Jesus over to the soldiers of the Roman governor of Judaea.
Stalin was one of history’s most heinous mass murderers. One of the reasons Hitler invaded Russia was his assassination of most of the greatest Red Army generals. The Holodomor was only one of Stalin’s planned and intentional murders, a coordinated and organised artificial famine that killed approximately 3 million Ukrainians over two years. During the “Great Terror,” Stalin launched several purges, culminating in a military purge that ended in 44,000 killings. Others in which schoolchildren were encouraged to denounce their parents for anti-Communist behaviour and thought, resulting in parents being deported to hundreds of gulags for methodical slaughter. Millions of Soviet civilians were murdered on purpose and in concert by being sent to gulags, labour camps, and concentration camps, where they were deliberately worked to death.
5. Mao Zedong
Can you name the most heinous mass murderer of the twentieth century? Mao Zedong was there. According to the authoritative “Black Book of Communism,” Mao’s relentless, ruthless attempts to construct a new “socialist” China killed an estimated 65 million Chinese. Anyone that stood in his way was executed, imprisoned, or forced into starvation. The intellectual was Mao’s number one opponent. He had only buried 460 scholars alive, whereas we had buried 46,000 scholars.” Mao was alluding to a significant “achievement” of the Huge Cultural Revolution, which converted China into a great House of Fear from 1966 to 1976.
4. Kim Jong-Un
The world has grown accustomed to North Korea’s ludicrous threats that have gone nowhere over the last five decades. Kim Jong Un is one of the world’s most dangerous dictators, and some believe that as long as he is in power, Koreans will never be at peace. He does not provide basic living conditions for his people and is starving them to death. He continues to agitate against both neighbouring countries and wealthy countries such as the United States. For years, North Korea has engaged in what Washington specialists call a “provocation cycle,” Under KimJong’s leadership, the provocation cycle raises provocative activities like missile launches or nuclear tests, followed by charm offensives and pledges to begin talks, continues to escalate dangerously. There have been uncountable executions by him.
3. Saddam Hussein
Saddam Hussein was inaugurated as President of Iraq on July 16, 1979. During his rule, he executed numerous Iraqis whom he perceived as a threat to his country. Various mass genocides and tortures were carried out to teach the unfaithful people. Loyalty was thicker than blood for Saddam. Many of his first and second cousins who played games behind his back were murdered. His sons-in-law are among those who have been executed. Several allegations have surfaced linking the commander to Al-Qaeda and other terrorist organisations. The U.S. suspected him of harbouring many terrorists as well as nuclear weapons. During the Gulf War against Iran, he made some bad decisions at the cost of Iraqi soldiers and the economy.
2. Osama Bin Laden
Osama bin Laden was an Islamic terrorist commander who led the Al-Qaeda terrorist organisation. He is responsible for the 9-11 attacks, which injured over 6,000 people and killed about 3,000. He is also responsible for the bombings of the U.S. embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. There were 212 fatalities and 4,000 injuries. He supported the Luxor massacre on November 17, which killed around 70 people. Osama has been responsible for various Al-Qaeda bombs around the world. The Madrid train bombings of 2004 killed 191 people and injured 2,050 more. Three bombs exploded in Bali in October 2002, killing 202 people and injuring 209. Bombs exploded in Qahtaniya and Jazeera, Iraq, killing 796 and injuring 1,562 people in 2007.
1. Adolf Hitler
Due to various circumstances, including 6 million deaths in the Holocaust and millions of lives lost fighting against the Nazis in military and civilian casualties, Adolf Hitler is likely the worst human being ever to live. Hitler would murder any Jew, adversary, or anyone he perceived as a threat. He exploited injured patients in hospitals as test subjects for new methods of killing, such as carbon dioxide gas. Over 300,000 people have died as a result of these experiments. In Germany, every Jew was transferred to a concentration camp. Other countries’ Jews were also deported to concentration camps. Everyone was required to work until they died or were killed. Because of him, millions of children died. During the conflict, Hitler betrayed both friends and allies.
In my honest opinion, I don’t hate George W. Bush, if anything, his leadership wasn’t that bad! You know who should replace Bush? Woodrow Wilson. A racist man that forcefully led his nation into war