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    HISTORIC DICTATORS IN UNIFORM


Here are some more familar faces. The dictators from the Cold War-era and World War II, when dictatorships were common, and military uniforms even more so.

Diaz - Mexico
(1884-1911)
Mussolini - Italy
(1922-1943)
Tojo - Japan
( 1941-1944)
Juan Peron - Argentina
(1946-1955)
Trujillo - Dominincan Republic
(1930-1961)
Anastasio Somoza - Nicuragua
(1967-1972)
Franco - Spain
(1936-1976)
Tito - Yugoslavia
(1937-1980)
Batista - Cuba
(1933-1940, 1952-1959)

Leonid Brezhnev - USSR
(1964-1983)

Nikita Khrushchev - USSR
(1953-1964)

Joseph Stalin - USSR
(1922-1953)
Chiang Kai-Shek - China / Taiwan
(1948-1975)
Thieu - South Vietnam
(1967-1975)
Marcos - Philippines
(1965-1986)
Pinochet - Chile
(1973-1990)
Alfredo Stroessner - Paraguay
(1954-1989)
Park Chung Hee - South Korea (1962-1979)
Manuel Noriega - Panama
(1983-1989)
Sukarno - Indonesia
(1945-1967)
Ortega - Nicuragua
(1985-1990)
Wojciech Jaruzelski - Poland
(1985-1990)
Muhammadu Buhari - Nigeria
(1983-1985)
Muhammad Zia - Pakistan
(1978-1988)
Bokassa - Central African Republic
(1966-1979)
Idi Amin - Uganda
(1971-1979)
Mobutu Sese Seko - Zaire
(1965-1997)
Jaafar Numeiri - Sudan
(1971-1985)
Thomas Sankara - Burkina Faso
(1983-1987)
Saddam Hussein - Iraq
(1979-2003)
Henri Namphy - Haiti
(1986-1988)
Ibrahim Babangida - Nigeria
(1985-1993)
Charles Taylor - Liberia
(1997-2003)

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