The 25 Most Ridiculously Dressed Dictators

Being a dictator means you get to do whatever you want, whenever you want, including wearing some questionable outfits. Scope some fearsome leaders’ crimes against fashion throughout history, and to see outrageous outfits in action, check out The Dictator, See It In Theaters Today.

1. Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe

2. Wilhelm II, German Emperor/King of Prussia

3. Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Emperor of Central Africa

4. Saparmurat Niyazov, President of Turkmenistan

5. Manuel Noriega, Military leader of Panama

6. Admiral General Aladeen, Republic of Wadiya

7. Mobutu Sese Seko, President of Zaire

8. Efrain Rios Montt, President of Guatemala

9. Rafael Trujillo, President of the Dominican Republic

10. Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela

11. Muammar Gaddafi, “Brother Leader” of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

12. Adolf Hitler, Führer of Germany

13. Kim Jong Il, Supreme Leader of North Korea

14. Augusto Pinochet, President of Chile

15. Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda

16. Than Shwe, Chairman of Burma’s State Peace and Development Council

17. Omar Hassan al-Bashir, President of Sudan

18. Idi Amin, President of Uganda

19. Mohammed VI, King of Morocco

20. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran

21. Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus

22. Fidel Castro, President of the Council of State of Cuba

23. Nuon Chea, President of the Standing Committee of the Kampuchean People’s Representative Assembly

24. Charles Taylor, President of Liberia

25. Bonus: Chantal Biya, First Lady of Cameroon

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