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short biographies and background notes on heroes and killers of the 20th century

Heroes of the 20th Century

A list of heroes of the 20th Century.

reflections on heroes

Killers of the 20th Century

A list of killers of the 20th Century.

reflections on killers

latest additions and updates

  • Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Mustafa Kemal Atatürk - Turkey

    A short biography and background note on Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Updated 8 August 2016 to remove three broken links from the page 'More information' section.

  • Ion Antonescu Ion Antonescu - Romania

    A short biography and background note on Ion Antonescu. Updated 7 August 2016 to remove two broken links from the page 'More information' section.

  • Radovan Karadzic Radovan Karadzic - Bosnia-Herzegovina

    Short biography and background note on Radovan Karadzic. Updated 12 April 2016 to report on the verdict of International Criminal Tribunal investigating Karadzic. Karadzic is found guilty on 10 out of 11 charges and sentenced to 40 years in prison.

  • Kim Il Sung Kim Il Sung - North Korea

    A short biography and background note on Kim Il Sung. Includes information on Kim Jong Il. Updated 19 February 2016 to include information about and from a United Nations Commission of Inquiry on human rights in North Korea.