27 Oct 2016,01:59 IST
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Kim Jong II I Omar al-Bashir I Than Shwe I Hu Jintao I Crown Prince Abdullah Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi I Gen Pervez Musharraf I Saparmurat Niyazov I
Robert Mugabe I Teodoro Obiang I Fidel Castro

These are men we love to hate. They have always had a 'shock n awe' effect on their citizens and even on neighbouring countries. A grave threat to democracy, dictators rule their country according to their own whims.

US-based magazine 'Parade' recently released its list of the world's top ten living dictators -- The seventh place was shared by Gen Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan and Saparmurat Niyazov of Turkmenistan.
A look at the records of the men, who wield supreme power over their countries