Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Worst Politicians in The World of all time till 2017. The world currently is full of very charismatic leaders like Theresa May, Jacob Zuma, Barack Obama, Raila Odinga among many others. They all one characteristic in common and that is that they can woe large crowds of people and make them hypnotized to their notions and ideals. These leaders are so cunning and adept in what they are doing. There oratory skills are matched by very few and they use such skills in order to get what they want.
Take for example Mr. Boris Johnson the former mayor of London who was one of the notorious supporters of Brexit, he was just a mere MP in the David Cameron government. Mr. Cameron supported the idea of Britain remaining the EU but Johnson didn’t. Mr. Cameron promised to resign if Brexit supporters win and sure enough he did resign. In the government of Theresa May, Mr. Johnson was appointed Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. Let’s take a look other malicious politicians in the world like Mr. Johnson.
List of Top 10 Worst Politicians in The World of all time till 2017
10. Spiro Agnew
When Richard Nixon was the US president, Mr. Spiro was his vice president. That was in 1969 though he resigned in 1973 when a federal jury investigated his massive corrupt deals and moves. He was a very charismatic leader who knew what to say to which crowd and also how to move the emotions of crowds with ease. It was common knowledge that Mr. Spiro was corrupt but he denied all these charges. Later, him and the department of Justice signed a plea agreement, which stipulated that Mr. Spiro will not contest any of the charges against him. He was given a 3-year probation and also fined 10000 dollars.
9. Arnoldo Aleman
He was a former president of the little nation called Nicaragua. Bear in mind that Mr. Arnoldo was the 81st president of Nicaragua so it was expected that he will be an honorable man regardless of the many presidents that were before him. Mr. Arnoldo was such a man, he amassed a lot of wealth and riches leading to Nicaragua as a nation being so corrupt and poor.
He had pursued a career in law before being the president. He was under the promise and oath to the law but that neither scared him nor deterred him. He was sentenced to a 20-year jail time for stealing more than 100 million dollars.
8. Budd Dwyer
Between 1965 and 1970 is when Mr. Dwyer served as a republican member of the House of Representatives. Between 1971 and 1981, he also served in the US senate. He was the treasurer of Pennsylvania at that time. In 1981, he committed suicide before he was sentenced for being guilty in participating in mail fraud, embezzling 300,000 dollars and conspiring to commit bribery.
7. Pavlo Lazarenko
He was a Prime minister of Ukraine and he was a master of committing unlawful and illegal acts that even the President at that time couldn’t manage to do. He used the president as a shield or a diversion from himself so that he could continue with his fraudulent activities. He embezzled no less than 200 million dollars from the Ukraine government.
6. Alberto Fujimori
He will go down in history as one of the most corrupt presidents to ever lead Peru. His term in office lasted between 1990 to 2000. He fled to Japan when his fraudulent activities came to the light. He was sentenced to prison for six years for bribery and corruption and also another 7 and a ½ years for embezzlement. He was a known human right abuser, kidnapper and murderer.
5. Jean-Claude Duvalier
To the world Haiti is known mostly because of the earthquake that took place in it. Haiti also has had corrupt leaders like Mr. Jean-Claude Duvalier who thought he owned everything in Haiti just because he was the president. His father Mr. Papa Duvalier had earlier been also a leader in Haiti and he was also corrupt. Mr. Jean stole more than 300 million dollars when he was in office. He is one among the Top 10 Worst Politicians in The World of all time till 2017.
4. Sani Abacha
It seems the main goal of Sani Abacha was to steal as much money as he his hands could get on. He managed to steal more than 4 billion dollars when he was the president of Nigeria. Most of this money was oil money as Nigeria is big producer of oil in the world.
3. Slobodan Milosevic
Yugoslavia is a small country found in the Scandinavian region of the world. People seemed to ask themselves one question that for how long can a person steal so much money without being caught and also for how long will he be able to do that. Not only was he corrupt but also he was a murderer who orchestrated many assassinations.
2. Mobutu Seseseko
No list of the world most corrupt leaders can be complete without Mobutu featuring on it. when he was the President of Zaire, Mobutu managed to embezzle more 5O billion dollars in cash.
1. Mohamed Suharto
He is a former President of Indonesia who so corrupt that he alone stole more than 35 billion dollars while his officials stole more than 15 billion dollars of Indonesian money. He also participated in extra judicial killings.
The above list of the most corrupt leaders in the world of all time till 2017. Some are still alive but most of them are dead. To them money was everything which sometimes isn’t the case.