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Bhau Mhatre
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Originally posted by Alfred Neumann:
Some who killed a LOT:
1) Tai-Ping Rebellion China 1850s & 60s 60 Million dead???!!!
2) Genghis Khan
3) Mao
4) Hitler
5) Stalin
6) Tamerlaine
7) Napoleon???
8) Kublai Khan
9) Lenin/Trotsky/Old Bolsheviks
10) Moghuls? Some of our Indian and Pakistani colleagues might help here?
11) First Emperor of China???
12) Atilla the Hun???
Any comments and additions welcome....

13) Yahya Khan


-Mumbai cha Bhau
Jason Menard
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14) Chaka Kahn
HS Thomas
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15) Charlemagne
The life of King Charles
For someone who supposedly liked foreigners and was hospitable to them under his roof he also went to war often.
[ December 19, 2003: Message edited by: HS Thomas ]
San Su
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Originally posted by Mumbai cha bhau:

13) Yahya Khan

He really deserved a place in this list. According to some Bangaladeshi sources, he killed nearly 3 million civilians. Some Bangaladeshi Rancher can correct me if I am wrong (Mr. Uzzman?).
Bhau Mhatre
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Originally posted by Jason Menard:
14) Chaka Kahn


Originally posted by HS Thomas:
15) Charlemagne

14) Charlemagne
R K Singh
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Originally posted by Alfred Neumann:
10) Moghuls? Some of our Indian and Pakistani colleagues might help here?

If I am not wrong then it was Aurangjeb only who lynch.


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Al Newman
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Suharto? How bloody was that Indonesian war in the 60s?


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PM: Well, I would have had Stalin at #2 position on my list if not for his willingness to participate in the allied side of WW2. He could have very well tilted towards the axis (which he actually did before things soured between him and Hitler) in which case he would have been definetly #2 on my list.
"things soured between him and Hitler" -- you mean when Germany invaded the USSR??? What else could Stalin do if not participate in the allied side?


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Devesh H Rao
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Originally posted by Paul McKenna:
But why hate yourself for some action that was committed thinking it was the right thing to do then.. No action was made with a malicious intent in the history of this country.

Friendly Dictators
Understood that the actions may not have been taken with malicious intent at start but even a small child learns not to play with fire once it has burnt its fingers.
 
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