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Governments Routinely Murder Millions

Posted by addisethiopia on July 21, 2012

 

The worst genocides of the 20th Century

Source: Piero Scaruffi

Mao Ze-Dong (China, 1958-61 and 1966-69, Tibet 1949-50)

49 – 78,000,000

Adolf Hitler (Germany, 1939-1945)

12,000,000 (concentration camps and civilians deliberately killed in WWII plus 3 million Russian POWs left to die)

Leopold II of Belgium (Congo, 1886-1908)

8 million

Jozef Stalin (USSR, 1932-39)

6,000,000 (the gulags plus the purges plus Ukraine’s famine)

Hideki Tojo (Japan, 1941-44)

5,000,000 (civilians in WWII)

Ismail Enver (Turkey, 1915-20)

1,200,000 Armenians (1915) + 350,000 Greek Pontians and 480,000 Anatolian Greeks (1916-22) + 500,000 Assyrians (1915-20)

Pol Pot (Cambodia, 1975-79)

1.7 million

Kim Il Sung (North Korea, 1948-94)

1.6 million (purges and concentration camps)

Menghistu (Ethiopia, 1975-78)

1.5 million

Yakubu Gowon (Biafra, 1967-1970)

1 million

Leonid Brezhnev (Afghanistan, 1979-1982)

900000

Jean Kambanda (Rwanda, 1994)

800000

Saddam Hussein (Iran 1980-1990 and Kurdistan 1987-88)

600000

Tito (Yugoslavia, 1945-1987)

570000

Sukarno (Communists 1965-66)

500000

Fumimaro Konoe (Japan, 1937-39)

500,000? (Chinese civilians)

Jonas Savimbi (Angola, 1975-2002)

400000

Mullah Omar – Taliban (Afghanistan, 1986-2001)

400000

Idi Amin (Uganda, 1969-1979)

300000

Yahya Khan (Pakistan, 1970-71)

300,000 (Bangladesh)

Benito Mussolini (Ethiopia, 1936; Libya, 1934-45; Yugoslavia, WWII)

300000

Mobutu Sese Seko (Zaire, 1965-97)

?

Charles Taylor (Liberia, 1989-1996)

220000

Foday Sankoh (Sierra Leone, 1991-2000)

200000

Suharto (Aceh, East Timor, New Guinea, 1975-98)

200000

Ho Chi Min (Vietnam, 1953-56)

200000

Michel Micombero (Burundi, 1972)

150000

Slobodan Milosevic (Yugoslavia, 1992-99)

100000

Hassan Turabi (Sudan, 1989-1999)

100000

Jean-Bedel Bokassa (Centrafrica, 1966-79)

?

Richard Nixon (Vietnam, 1969-1974)

70,000 (Vietnamese and Cambodian civilians)

Efrain Rios Montt (Guatemala, 1982-83)

70000

Papa Doc Duvalier (Haiti, 1957-71)

60000

Rafael Trujillo (Dominican Republic, 1930-61)

50000

Hissene Habre (Chad, 1982-1990)

40000

Chiang Kai-shek (Taiwan, 1947)

30,000 (popular uprising)

Vladimir Ilich Lenin (USSR, 1917-20)

30,000 (dissidents executed)

Francisco Franco (Spain)

30,000 (dissidents executed after the civil war)

Fidel Castro (Cuba, 1959-1999)

30000

Lyndon Johnson (Vietnam, 1963-1968)

30000

Maximiliano Hernandez Martinez (El Salvador, 1932)

30000

Hafez Al-Assad (Syria, 1980-2000)

25000

Khomeini (Iran, 1979-89)

20000

Robert Mugabe (Zimbabwe, 1982-87, Ndebele minority)

20000

Bashir Assad (Syria, 2012)

14000

Rafael Videla (Argentina, 1976-83)

13000

Guy Mollet (France, 1956-1957)

10,000 (war in Algeria)

Harold McMillans (Britain, 1952-56, Kenya’s Mau-Mau rebellion)

10000

Paul Koroma (Sierra Leone, 1997)

6000

Osama Bin Laden (worldwide, 1993-2001)

3500

Augusto Pinochet (Chile, 1973)

3000

Al Zarqawi (Iraq, 2004-06)

2000

5 Responses to “Governments Routinely Murder Millions”

  1. AMBO said

    what about the blood sucker Meles Zenawi? infinity?……..or not ranked till now?

  2. Rodney said

    How about American, English and Australian genocides? (Indians, Aborigines. Black Slaves?)

  3. […] — THE WORST GENOCIDES OF THE 20th CENTURY […]

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