1. Idi Amin Dada: Otherwise called Idi Amin Dada of Uganda is the first on this list. He was the president of Uganda in the year 1971 till 1979. During his tenure he murdered more than 500,000 Ugandans including foreign investors, opposition's and archbishops. He was also known to have been an eater of human flesh and also a rapist. He raped almost all beautiful girls around his palace. He called himself names like the Excellency president of life, field marshal Ai - Hadji. His regime however, met it's doom
Whenever terror and brutality is mentioned in Uganda and all over the world, there is no way the name Idi Amin Dada won't be mentioned. This assertion is because he was a very brutal leader while still in power as he was proven to have murdered numerous Ugandans during his reign as president in the country. Butcher of Uganda as he is fondly called, is regarded one of the most brutal depots in the world as he masterminded the killing of many Ugandans. This brutality and numerous murder was done during his tenure
Do you remember the man, Idi Amin Dada of Uganda?The acclaimed cruel and despotic leader of Uganda, the field marshall, the Butcher of Uganda, Conquerer of the British Empire, these are just a few of the names Idi Amin gave himself. The government of Idi Amin was characterised by rampant human rights abuses, political repression, extrajudicial killings, corruption and gross economic mismanagement. Under the government of Idi Amin, it was estimated that between 100,000 to 500,000 people were killed in Uganda.
There had been countless dictators, despots and oppressive leaders throughout history who take great pleasure in harming the innocents and the weak among their people.While they ruled with an iron hand during their reign, but eventually the end of all living things came for them, Death.
In 1971, Idi Amin Dada led some military officers to overthrow the Government of President Milton Obote, when he was attending Commonwealth summit in Singapore, and declared himself, the military Head of State and also elevated himself to the rank of field Marshal. It is on record that eight years of Idi Amin was characterised by massive corruption,untold hardship, arbitrary arrest/detention, torture, cruelty, divisive tendency, cronyism, favouritism, killings, insecurity, gross incompetence and lots more, his
Idi Amin When talking about some of the most brutal leaders Africa has ever produced,the name Idi Amin Dada must first come to mind,when one hears the series of atrocities committed by the Ugandan warlord,you can't help but wonder whether it is blood that flows through his vein Isaac Maliyamungu But Idi Amin did not commit those atrocities alone,as a matter of fact he used certain people to carry out his devilish acts,one of such people is Isaac Maliyamungu who is popularly referred to as Idi Amin Killing machine.
Nigeria is 60 years old, during this time Nigeria has had twenty administrations, both military and civilian. Only six times were power not handover peacefully, and happened mostly through coup d’etat. While Nigerians think this is bad, there is an African country that has a worse experience; in its 58 years of existence, Uganda has never experienced a peaceful handover of power. Field Marshal Idi Amin Dada ruled Uganda from 1971 to 1979 after ousting President Milton Obote (Image: History.com) Two years after
Idi Amin When talking about some of Africa's most violent leaders, Idi Amin Dada must first recall the series of massacres perpetrated by the Ugandan warlord that one hears, you can't help but wonder if blood flows through your brain. Isaac Maliyamungu But Idi Amin has not performed those crimes alone, because he has actually used some people to execute his evil deeds, Isaac Maliyamungu is one of these people, popularly known as the Idi Amin killing machine. Isaac was one of Idi Amin's most trusted soldiers,
When we talk about the most harsh Leaders in African History, Uganda Former Ruler named Idi Amin Dada is among them because of what the people of Uganda went through when he was their ruler.
When I studied the history of this man that I am about to discuss, and I watched the movie, I was disgusted! Many at times i wondered, where did this man come from? And what exactly became of his childhood that he became so ruthless and callous? Often a times, the answers lie in the foundation and upbringing of the child. Something obviously went wrong somewhere. And the worst became of this person. Ask yourself, would you call this man a human being. To me, I would say that we are dealing with a psychopath
The story of Idi Amin Dada of Uganda is no news to many anymore. A tyrant leader that crushes anybody that blocks his way. Idi Amin was very brutal and strict to the core. From his name you will imagine the kind of personality am talking about. These are his titles; " His Excellency, President for life, Field Marshal Al Hadji, Doctor Idi Amin, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of all the beast of the earth, fishes of the sea and conqueror of the British empire in Africa in general and Uganda in particular." But this article
See Photos of White Men serving and worshipping Idi Amin The history of cruelest tyranny and extended version of authoritarianism in Uganda won't be complete without mentioning Idi Amin Dada who served as the leader of the country from 1971 to 1979. He came to power through military coup d'etat when he overthrew the democratically elected government of Milton Obote and coercively declared himself the President of Uganda. His extremely ruthless regime which lasted for eight years resulted to deaths of his country
1) Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) The chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer of the Nazi Party, Adolf Hitler was perhaps the most intelligent, creative and brutal dictators of them all. He was largely responsible for the holocaust and the second World War. He believed that Jews were the root cause of all problems and set out to eliminate them. His actions resulted in death of over 50 million people. Hitler committed suicide in his bunker on 30th April 1945. Hard to believe that he was once a talented
I have been following the recent events in the East African state of Uganda with keen interest, and with the hope that young Africans always have their say by determining who becomes their leader and run their affairs. In a continent where leadership seems to be a very expensive occupation, and yet, failure in leadership becomes the norm. For over thirty (30) years, Ugandans have been ruled by 76 years old Yoweri Museveni who seized power in the military takeover of 1986, since then, he had become the alpha
Former Uganda dictator, Idi Amin was known for his smile, but beneath that smile lies a monster. The former Ugandan dictator was born in Uganda's northwest, near the borders of Sudan and Congo. Exact birth date isn't known but research has it that he was born in 1925. His parents got separated when he was little, prompting his mum to moved to the city. Amin enrolled into a Muslim school, but he left shortly thereafter, only ever reaching the fourth grade. Idi Amin Dada ruled Uganda with an iron fist for eight
Idi Amin Idi Amin: Early Life and Military Career Amin Commandeers Control of Uganda’s Government Amin’s Regime of Terror Amin Loses Control and Enters Exile In 1971, General Idi Amin overthrew the elected government of Milton Obote and declared himself president of Uganda, launching a ruthless eight-year regime in which an estimated 300,000 civilians were massacred. His expulsion of all Indian and Pakistani citizens in 1972—along with increasing military expenditures—brought about the country’s economic
REVEALED! What You Didn't Know About Uganda's Former President, Idi Amin, What many thinks about him
I’m sure you will be amazed to know all of these is part of Idi Amin’s profile and am sure by the time you finish reading this, you will end of knowing one or two more things about Uganda’s ex-president and will stop thinking he is a Nigerian. The only time some people heard his name is in Olamide's songs. Did you know that: In 1977, when Britain broke diplomatic relations with Uganda, Amin declared he had defeated the British and added “CBE”, for “Conqueror of the British Empire”, to his title.
ON THIS DAY IN 1979, UGANDAN DICTATOR IDI AMIN DADA WAS REMOVED FROM OFFICE. In 1977 a split in the Uganda Army developed between supporters of Amin and soldiers loyal to the Ugandan Vice President, General Mustafa Adrisi, who held significant power in the government and wanted to purge foreigners, particularly Sudanese, from the military. By 1978, the number of Amin's supporters and close associates had shrunk significantly, and he faced increasing dissent from the populace within Uganda as the economy and
Idi Amin Dada's Youth Idi Amin was born Idi Amin Dada Oumee in Uganda's northwest, near the borders of Sudan and Congo. His exact birth date is unknown, but most researchers believe he was born around the year 1925. Amin's father was a farmer and a member of the Kakwa, a tribe indigenous to Uganda, Congo, and Sudan, while his mother was of the Lugbara people. Both tribes fall under the umbrella of what Ugandans call Nubian, and it's with the Nubians that Amin's loyalty would lie throughout his life. Amin's parents
Idi Amin Dada of Uganda was born in 1925. He was born in Koboko, northwestern part of Uganda. He was a son of a Makes father and a Lugbara mother, his parents separated shortly after he was born. In 1946, Idi Amin joined the King's African Rifles, KAR (a regiment of the British colonial army) and he rose quickly through the ranks. He was deployed to Somalia in 1949, to fight the Shifts rebels and he later fought alongside the British during the suppression of the Mau Mau rebellion in Kenya (1952-56). He attained