When it comes to some of the most wicked kings in world history, usually people mention kings like Ivan IV of Russia, Adolf Hitler, King Firon, Alexander III of Macedon, Joseph Stalin, Leopold II of Belgium, Genghis Khan, Maximilien Robespierre. However, the world has seen Queens whose cruelty may have surpassed that of kings. Their ‘deeds’ had inspired fear in the hearts of men and women alike around the world. Below are 6 of them: 1. Queen Ranavalona I of Madagascar Queen Ranavalona I of Madagascar was
From tyrannical kings to high-handed dictators, history has witnessed several cruel rulers. While many rulers exhibited tyranny in order to achieve certain goals, some exercised cruelty just to show off their power over others. Some of these rulers were downright brutal, so much so that their actions were stranger than fiction!
See this man? This man’s name was Maximilien Robespierre. He was a middle-class lawyer in France, a young man with a powerful mind and an even more formidable voice. His speeches, even during his days in law studies, were legendary. And as an ambitious middle-class man of letters, Robespierre could not have been born into a time with more opportunity for his advancement. Later in life, Robespierre could recall a story from when he was a law student. The king, Louis XVI, came through in an ornately decorated
Every human life matters therefore, lets Every human life matters therefore, lets stand together as one human race and say no to Terrorism.
Terrorism is usually a complicated and contentious topic most especially when it has to do with the definition of it. And, because of the intrinsic ferocity and turmoil of terrorism, the term in its prominent usage has evolved intense guilt. It was first conceived in the 1790s to relate to the terror used during the French Revolution by the revolutionaries against their adversaries. The Jacobin party of Maximilien Robespierre executed a Reign of Terror involving mass executions by the guillotine.