10 Of The Cruelest Dictators Still Alive Today

9. Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Equatorial Guinea – Eats His Enemies

Teodoro Obiang Nguema’s rise to power (and subsequent abuse of it) sounds like something out of Game of Thrones. First Nguema’s uncle goes insane, starts ruling Equatorial Guinea with a violent and repressive iron fist, and then gets really paranoid before murdering most of Nguema’s family. Nguema decided to do something and overthrew his uncle in a military coup before installing himself as president and vowing to be a better ruler. And like Game of Thrones, Nguema has shown himself to be just as bad of a ruler.
9. Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Equatorial Guinea – Eats His Enemies