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Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Country: Russia
Kill tally details: Between 50,000 and 200,000 suspected "enemies of the state" executed by the Vecheka (All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-revolution and Sabotage) following the Bolshevik Revolution. Tens of thousands more allowed to die in prison. Five million starved to death in famine caused by War Communism policies
King Léopold II
Country: Belgium, Congo Free State
Kill tally details: Five to 15 million Congolese (the indigenous inhabitants of the Congo River basin)