Category: Dictators
Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedow, President of Turkmenistan (Re-elected on Feb 12, 2012)

President of Turkmenistan

Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedow, President of Turkmenistan (Re-elected on Feb 12, 2017 and Feb 12, 2012) Gurbanguly Mälikgulyýewiç Berdimuhammedow, born June 29, 1957) has been the President of Turkmenistan since December 21, 2006, when he became acting president following the death of Saparmurat Niyazov. On February 14, 2007, Berdimuhammedow was named the winner of the presidential...Read More »

Mswati III, King of Swaziland

King of Swaziland

Mswati III, King of Swaziland (Eswatini) Mswati III (born Makhosetive on April 19, 1968) of Swaziland is the king of Swaziland, and head of the Swazi Royal Family. He succeeded his late father, Sobhuza II, in 1986. Early life He was the second of 210 sons of the elderly King Sobhuza II, (who had...Read More »

Mohamed Ould Abd AZIZ, President of Mauritania

President of Mauritania

Mohamed Ould Abd AZIZ, President of Mauritania General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (var. Muhammad Abdel-‘Aziz, Ould Abdelaziz, born 1956) is a Mauritanian military officer. He was a leading figure in the August 2005 coup that deposed President Maaouya Ould Sid’Ahmed Taya, and in August 2008 he led another coup that toppled President Sidi Ould...Read More »