She had thousands of catholics murdered in england and ireland. The tile of being an empress could also be referred to the emperors mother empress dowager, or a woman who. But some kings took things much further, extorting or massacring innocent people without them even revolting against their evil kings. From callous queens to cutthroat kings and savage saints, were taking a look at the most brutal monarchs from medieval times who played by their own. Aug 22, 2018 10 allegedly mad monarchs tabloid fodder for the ages, mad monarchs have been the focal point of fascination, and controversy for as long as there have been human rulers.
Known as the queen of serial killers, countess bathory was also considered a vampire. Dont believe the looks, queen elizabeth was an extremely cruel lady ruler. Ranavalona i of madagascar ranavalona i of madagascar, called ranavalona the cruel or the mad queen of madagascar, came to power in 1828. List of top 10 most brutal dictators in modern history the concept of dictatorship as well as the use of force and systemic persecution of political opponents to stay in power dates back to the ancient roman civilization, however, it was the modern history dictators who made it virtually a synonym for gross human rights violations and brutality. Elizabeth bathory is by far one of the scariest women in history, and the most brutal in this list. Although these men were brutal leaders, it may surprise you that some of the more ruthless and fearsome leaders were women, in this article we will. On jan 24, 27, edward ii was forced to abdicate and soon after he was killed. He was the most prolific serial killer in new yorks entire 20th century history. A year later in 1899, they split to become nassau county. Amin joined the british colonial regiment, the kings african rifles in 1946, amin held the rank of major general in the postcolonial ugandan army and became its commander before seizing power in the military coup of january 1971, deposing milton obote. Get random most brutal medieval monarchs its no secret that the word medieval evokes negative images, but in the case of these middle ages monarchs, those connotations are welldeserved. Inheriting her deceased fathers duchy of aquitaine and poitiers, aged just 15, she became an incredibly powerful monarch. Yea, the british empire had some very rough spells, but the mongol empire, in its 160. He used forced labour which resulted in the deaths of more than 3 million congolese.
An empress is commonly defined as the female equivalent of an emperor, an emperors wife empress consort. He had anyone killed who gainsayed him, as long as he could get away with it. Devious facts about the most ruthless queens in history penelope singh hundreds of years ago, a highborn lady was expected to be a meek companion to her husband, especially if that husband was a kingbut not every woman listened. Tonytwoguns april 22nd 2015 other throughout history, there has been some insanely evil rulers, kings and queens. That is, she is officially an heir to the throne of the country. Leopold actually created the congo free state, project which had the sole purpose to extract rubber and ivory in the congo region of central africa. Apr 17, 2016 yang xinhai is the single most notorious of all the serial killers in chinese history. Galeazzo maria sforza, duke of milan most brutal moment.
Its a brutal dictatorship today, so its not much different from what it was under belgian rule. She was one of the first prominent nazis to be tried by the u. Dear gentlemen, beware while reading the next lines because we are presenting you the list of 10 most evil female rulers in history. History has never been kind to women in positions of powerbut these tragic queens had it worse than most.
Raised in poverty, ranavalona was adopted by the king, and married to his oldest son, as the first of twelve wives, after her father discovered a plot to murder the king. I admit i am not up on ancient kings, but you specify kings of england and the brutal ones i am thinking of predated a unified england. Isabellas minor son, edward iii, became king, and isabella and mortimer ruled as his. Being somewhat of an anglophile, i love comparative history. Thirteen of historys most brutal, unforgiving female. The worlds most brutal and violent empires in history.
Scroll down to the full video generally, when we think of the cruellest leaders in history, names like genghis khan, attila the hun or vlad the impaler come to mind. This 15thcentury duke of milan came by his brutal personality honestly. The surname of his warlordturnednoble family, sforza, means force in italian. There is even a social class system which allows mongols to get away with killing han chinese. Princess is a title of royalty assigned to a woman born of a king, queen, or married to a prince. A quick perusal of the forbes worlds most powerful women list for 2017, will reveal female politicians, heads of industry and billionaire philanthopists at the top of the list. Devious facts about the most ruthless queens in history. Brief lives of the monarchs since 1066, selects his top 11 monarchs in english and then british history since 1066 william i william the conqueror, r106687. One can search various events in history and find commonality with the present time. Jul 28, 20 one of the most infamous serial killer in history, elizabeth bathory was an hungarian countess. Irma ida ilse grese born 7 october 1923, wrechen, free state of mecklenburgstrelitz, germany died december 1945, hamelin, germany was employed at the nazi concentration camps of ravensbruck and auschwitz, and was a warden of the womens section of bergenbelsen. The most disturbing aspect is that some of the women mainly those who were rich or in a position of power on this list have never faced justice for their crimes. The 10 most evil women rulers in history the murky. Oct 04, 2011 being somewhat of an anglophile, i love comparative history.
The cruellest dictators known are no match for the evil contained in this ranking. Suspected of poisoning her husband to succeed him, she initiated a brutal campaign against those who refused to abandon christianity during her harrowing 33year reign. She was joint ruler of spain, but also governed independently of ferdinand. It appears that moche society was based on loosely aligned states ruled by high priest kings or priestess queens and that the division of government was of a more balanced nature. But the gang is most active among latino immigrant enclaves in suffolk county, where more than 400 members are believed to operate. The surname of his warlordturnednoble family, sforza, means force in. May 01, 2020 andrew gimson, author of gimsons kings and queens. These are only a few of historys notable, and sometimes brutal, queens.
Top 10 most cruel rulers ever in history wonderslist. Known in history as the witch of buchenwald, ilse was the wife of karl koch, who commanded the buchenwald concentration camp and the majdanek camp. For this article, weve chosen a range of cultures and historical periodsits not conclusive, nor are these the only good examples. List of top 10 most brutal dictators in modern history.
Sep 19, 2016 here, we will be counting down 15 of the evilest women in history, from queens to peasant women, from teenagers to grandmothers and most of which murderers. The most brutal medieval monarchs who did terrible things. West coast dog fight to the battle for the title of king of the south, here are 50 of the most brutal diss lines in rap history. Jan 25, 2017 royalty is one of the worlds fastestshrinking resources.
Podcast the bowery boys head to northwestern queens to uncover the origin of two close neighborhoods with divergent histories. The definitive ranking of the 11 most badass queens in history. Historys most fascinating queens including nefertiti, cleopatra, and more, continue to intrigue us to the present day. Ten powerful and fearsome women of the ancient world. Mar 25, 2015 known in history as the witch of buchenwald, ilse was the wife of karl koch, who commanded the buchenwald concentration camp and the majdanek camp. The congo free state was the private property of leopold ii, making it different. He began his life at sea as a member of britains royal navy, serving during the nine years war. From callous queens to cutthroat kings and savage saints, were taking a look at the most brutal monarchs from medieval times who played by their own bloody rules. Here we examine 5 of the greatest queens in european history, that have ever lived. Not only did he kill more than 65 people, and not only did he pick them at random while wandering from town to town, but he also showed zero remorse for his crimes. The most brutal interracial anal sex ever with adriana chechik 6 min 720p. Royalty is one of the worlds fastestshrinking resources.
As the most brutal king of england i would have to vote for henry viii, a murderer most foul, an egomaniac who was a little, or a lot, loony in his later years. Lets starts our list of top 10 most powerful women rulers with queen elizabeth. Many evil kings and queens from history have been absolute monarchs, which required a military presence to suppress any rebels. Jun 10, 2017 pockets of ms operate in brooklyn and queens. Top 11 monarchs in british history bbc history magazine. The likes of angela merkel, theresa may and melinda gates top the list for the influence their actions have on the modern world. From heartbreaking loss to cruel betrayals, theres a reason history wants us to forget the true stories behind women like marie antoinette, tsarina alexandra, and catherine of aragon. This is the most dangerous gang in the nation new york post. A woman is a mother, sister, wife, daughter and so many different things which makes her the very pillar of every family and household. I could have listed the best kings and queens, but i havent taken the time to figure out that list. Youll likely be surprised by some of these names, and not at all by others, after all, mary tudor is most commonly called bloody mary. But the gang is most active among latino immigrant enclaves in suffolk county. This brave, brutal, illiterate but clever norman warlord attained at the battle of. The most famous kings and queens are, queen victoria, king henry the eighth, queen elizabeth the first and second, king alfred the great, and bloody mary.
History s most fascinating queens including nefertiti, cleopatra, and more, continue to intrigue us to the present day. Most powerful queens in history have shaped the course of history with their strength, leadership, intelligence, and passion. Another serial killer who preyed solely on women, rifkin is responsible for the murder and, in some cases, dismemberment of seventeen women he claimed were prostitutes. Isabella became queen when she married ferdinand of aragon in 1469. The title dates back from ancient times and continues to this day, camilla parker. Aug 15, 2015 leopold ii was the king of the belgians and he is mainly remembered for the brutal exploitation of the congo free state. Who is the most brutal king to ever step on the throne of. Throughout the ages, there have been queens, rulers, and empresses who defied traditional roles and behaviors to wield power, influence, and authority that forever changed the course of history. Aug 05, 2010 as the most brutal king of england i would have to vote for henry viii, a murderer most foul, an egomaniac who was a little, or a lot, loony in his later years. The borough of queens, as part of new york city, was formed on january 1, 1898. Mar 18, 2019 the nearlyrans also include the extravagant waste of money and space that went by the name of king ludwig ii of bavaria.
Rifkin came from a fairly normal background and was of above average intelligence. Top 10 mad kings and queens history is replete with instances of kings and queens who brought misery upon their people with their cruelty, poor governance skills orand lack of sense for reality. A staunch catholic, she was the driving force behind the creation of the spanish inquisition, which resulted in thousands of jews and eventually muslims being tortured and fleeing the country, uniting spain in one religion roman catholicism. Aug 01, 2018 the subsequent discoveries of eight more moche queens made it quite clear that this was not a male ruled society. The borough of queens has a history unlike any in the new york city region, but the story of its northwestern region comprising astoria, long island city and about a half dozen other, smaller neighborhoods is particularly surprising. At the same time, eastern part of the territory, the towns of north hempstead, oyster bay, and most of the town of hempstead, remained as part of queens county, but not the new borough. One of the most cruel rulers ever, idi amin dada was the military dictator and president of uganda from 1971 to 1979. These are only a few of history s notable, and sometimes brutal, queens. It is said that she loved to bathe in the blood of young girls. Get a closer look at the lives and achievements of ancient history s women of power. Articles on his life indicate that he was teased heavily in school where he performed poorly and also began having fantasies of killing women. She got a lot of young girls murdered and mutilated. There have been many serial killers over the course of history, but few of them can rival the ones weve selected. They conquered china brutally and set up an ultratotalitarian government.
It is said that wellbehaved women seldom make history. Jan 07, 2016 10 most cruel princesses in history delarno january 7, 2016 0 0 1. Nearly all of historys most notorious serial killers are men. She was also involved in slave trade and kept queen mary of scots prisoner for about 19 years before finally killing her. Where once every nation on the planet had a king, queen, emperor, or tsarina, today there stand just 26 active royal familieswhich means we actually only have, at most, 26 queens left to us. Mihirakula mihirakula was a huna king who ruled over a vast kingdom stretching over parts of modern afghanistan, pakistan and northern india during 502530 ce. Which king or queen had the most brutal death answers. Here, we will be counting down 15 of the evilest women in history, from queens to peasant women, from teenagers to grandmothers and most of which murderers. Isle was known as a brutal guard of these nazi concentration camps.1231 404 786 1351 723 760 934 82 894 648 215 258 524 1099 1133 735 262 596 181 347 356 616 1317 1539 1055 474 494 155 943 31 57 1141 923 1155 1394 293 1309 493 1275 987