The World’s Most Violent Dictators

There are many “bloody stains” in the history. The violence and cruelty of dictators was the source of legends. The following list of the names is only the little part of the tyrants which existed in the human history. The names of Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini or Ivan the Terrible haven’t been mentioned in this list but they are also well-known for their unbelievable severity.

  • Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, who is known as the last emperor from the Julio-Caludian dynasty. In the end of the year 58 he became completely unaware of the government and started the period of terror and tyranny. The numerous prosecutions of the cases connected with insulting of the emperors name were aimed to get rid of his political opponents. The violent governor also put his wife Octavia and his mother Agrippina to death. He is believed to fiddle while Rome was burning. Nero was the one who initiated the victimization of the first Christians.

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Henna Night

The fruit vases are standing everywhere, the plates with Eastern sweets and flowers, the candles are burning and shedding aroma scents, the women are sitting in the circle singing sad songs and drawing sophisticated patterns on their hands with henna. In that way the traditional Muslim bridal shower is usually spent. It is called the Night of Henna. The feminine relatives and friends of a bride gather in a beautifully decorated room wearing their best outfits to take part in a ceremony of seeing their dear friend off. The traditional color of bridal dress is commonly red in Muslim countries so only the bride is allowed to wear it. She usually covers her face with a thin silk veil and left her hands bare. According to the traditions at first the hands of the bride are being painted with henna. Than the hands of all the women who are happy in their marriage are being painted. Henna is supposed to remember the positive vibrations of happiness. After that the girls who want to get married soon stretch their hands to have them painted. In that way they believe to attract the happiness and luck.

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