Top 10 Deposed Dictators

Top 10 Deposed Dictators
Presidents, Prime Ministers and royalty all wield immense power. Here’s how they square up to each other. Here, on Most Trending List we look at the lengths of dictators’ reigns before they were overthrown by their own people.

Here is the list of top 10 deposed dictators:

10. Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini

Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was an Italian politician, journalist and leader of the National Fascist Party ruling the country as Prime Minister from 1925 to 1943. He ruled the country for 18 years before he was overthrown.

9. Ferdinand Marcos

Ferdinand Marcos

Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos  was a Filipino politician and kleptocrat who was President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. He ruled as a dictator. His regime was infamous for its corruption. He ruled the country for 21 years before he was overthrown.

8. Slobodan Milosevic 

Slobodan Milosevic 

Slobodan Milosevic  was a Yugoslav and Serbian politician and the President of Serbia. He was elected as Serbia’s president in 1989 and lost power in 2000. He ruled the country for 21 years before he was overthrown.

7. Nicolae Ceausescu

Nicolae Ceausescu

Nicolae Ceausescu was a Romanian Communist politician. He was general secretary of the Romanian Communist Party from 1965 to 1989. He ruled the country for 24 years before he was overthrown.

6. Hosni Mubarak

Hosni Mubarak
Hosni Mubarak is a former Egyptian military and political leader who served as the fourth President of Egypt from 1981 to 2011. He ruled Egypt for almost 30 years until he was swept from power.


 5. Mobutu Sese Seko 

Mobutu Sese Seko 

 Mobutu Sese Seko was the military dictator and President of the Zaire from 1965 until 1997. he ruled the country for 32 years and  was overthrown in 1997. HE died in exile in Morocco a few months later.


4. Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein was President of Iraq from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. he ruled the country for 34 years and  was overthrown in 2003. and was ultimately executed on December 30, 2006.

3. Alfredo Stroessner 

Alfredo Stroessner 

Alfredo Stroessner was a Paraguayan military officer who served as President of Paraguay from 1954 to 1989.  he is Latin America’s longest-serving ruler. he ruled the country for 35 years and  was overtrown 1989.

2. Antonio Salazar 

Antonio Salazar 

Antonio de Oliveira Salazar was a Portuguese politician and economist who was Prime Minister of Portugal from 1932 to 1968. he served as prime minister of Portugal for 36 years and was overthrown in 1968

1. Muammar Gaddafi

Muammar Gaddafi

Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar Gaddafi commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi, was a Libyan revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He ruled  Libya from  1969 to 2011. He ruled country for almost 42 years until he was swept from power.


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