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World’s Worst Dictators  

African Dictators

  • Isaias Afwerki/Eritrea
  • Omar al Bashir/Sudan
  • Joseph Kabila/Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Denis Sassou Nguesso/Congo
  • Ismail Omar Guelleh/Djibouti
  • Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo/Equatorial Guinea
  • Pierre Nkurunziza/Burundi
  • Paul Kagame/Rwanda
  • Yoweri Kaguta Museveni/Uganda
  • Ali Bongo Ondimba/Gabon
  • King Mswati III/Swaziland
  • Paul Biya/Cameroon
  • Idriss Deby/Chad
  • Abdelaziz Bouteflika/Algeria
  • Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz/Mauritania
  • Abdel Fattah el-Sisi/Egypt
  • Mohammed VI/Morocco

Asian Dictators 

  • Kim Jong-un/North Korea
  • Xi Jinping/China
  • Nguyen Phu Trong/Vietnam
  • Bounnhang Vorachith/Laos
  • Hun Sen/Cambodia
  • Prayut Chan-o-cha/Thailand
  • Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah/Brunei
  • Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow/Turkmenistan
  • Nursultan Nazarbayev/Kazakhstan
  • Emomali Rahmon/Tajikistan
  • Ilham Aliyev/Azerbaijan

Middle Eastern Dictators 

  • Bashar al Assad/Syria
  • Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud/Saudi Arabia
  • Ayatollah Ali Khamenei/Iran
  • Abdullah bin Al Hussein II/Jordan
  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan/Turkey
  • Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa/Bahrain
  • Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani/Qatar
  • Qaboos bin Said Al Said/Oman
  • Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan/United Arab Emirates
  • Mohammed Ali al-Houthi/Yemen

Latin American Dictators 

  • Raul Castro/Cuba
  • Nicolas Maduro/Venezuela
  • Daniel Ortega/Nicaragua

European Dictators

  • Vladimir Putin/Russia
  • Alexander Lukashenko/Belarus