Weird History Unnerving Pictures Of Monstrous Historical Figures As Kids  

Lisa A. Flowers
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Monsters must start somewhere. Terrible people come from all walks of life, regardless of wealth, privilege, or background. Assembled here are youthful photos of some of history's most notorious figures: young dictators and murderers, some even soon to be featured here, appearing in the usually innocuous form of children. Looking at these snapshots, would you have known what they were capable of? And could you have done anything about it?

If you believe that children are our future, be sure you consider what that future might be.


Kim Jong-un is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Unnerving Pictures Of Monstrous Historical Figures As Kids
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Kim Jong-un is the supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. He is the son of Kim Jong-il and the grandson of Kim Il-sung. He has held the titles of the First Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, the Chairman of the Central Military Commission, Chairman of the National ...more

Age: 34

Birthplace: Pyongyang, Pyongan, North Korea

Profession: Politician

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Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Unnerving Pictures Of Monstrous Historical Figures As Kids
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Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party. He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and F├╝hrer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As effective dictator of Nazi Germany, Hitler was at the centre of World War II in Europe, and the Holocaust. Hitler ...more

Age: Died at 56 (1889-1945)

Birthplace: Braunau am Inn, Austria

Profession: Politician, Soldier, Writer, Artist

Credits: World War II in HD Colour, Apocalypse: The Second World War

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Charles Manson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Unnerving Pictures Of Monstrous Historical Figures As Kids
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Charles Milles Manson is an American criminal and musician who led what became known as the Manson Family, a quasi-commune that arose in the California desert in the late 1960s. In 1971 he was found guilty of conspiracy to commit the murders of seven people, actress Sharon Tate and four other people ...more

Age: 82

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Criminal

Credits: Citizen Shane, Charles Manson Superstar, The Manson Family, Helter Skelter

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Osama bin Laden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Unnerving Pictures Of Monstrous Historical Figures As Kids
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Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden was the founder of al-Qaeda, the militant organization that claimed responsibility for the September 11 attacks on the United States, along with numerous other mass-casualty attacks against civilian and military targets. He was a Saudi Arabian, a member of the ...more

Age: Died at 54 (1957-2011)

Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Profession: Businessperson, Engineer

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