10 Quirky Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Real-Life Dictators

They might have made themselves into some of the most powerful men in the world, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t have some flaws. These facts are so unbelievable that they just seem completely made-up. To see a truly unbelievable dictator in action, check out The Dictator, See It In Theaters Today.

1. Kim Jong-il was the world’s biggest buyer of Hennessy, spending $600,000-850,000 annually on it.

2. Adolf Hitler had constant, explosive flatulence, as a result of his strict adherence to his veggie-based diet.

3. Benito Mussolini loved eating raw garlic.

4. Muammar Gaddafi was “in love” with Condoleezza Rice.

I support my darling black African woman. I admire and am very proud of the way she leans back and gives orders to the Arab leaders… Leezza, Leezza, Leezza. … I love her very much. I admire her and I’m proud of her because she’s a black woman of African origin.

5. Hitler might have only had one ball.

There’s significant evidence that he suffered a groin injury during WWI and medics had to remove his left testicle.

6. Kim Jong il claimed that he invented the new sandwich, “double bread with meat,” aka the hamburger.

7. Josef Stalin was only 5’4”, and President Truman once called him a “little squirt.”

8. Saparmurat Atayevich Niyazov, “President for Life” of Turkmenistan from 1990-2007, changed the word for “bread” to the name of his mother.

9. Gaddafi was a huge hypochondriac, and brought Galyna, a “voluptuous blonde” nurse from Ukraine, on all his trips.

10. Hugo Chavez is notoriously long-winded, and his weekly Sunday talk show has lasted as long as eight hours.

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