The decadent whims of the world’s wackiest despots
When Senior General Than Shwe was spooked by a negative astrological reading, he abruptly ordered that the capital of Myanmar be moved from Rangoon to a dusty jungle town called Pyinmana.
They’re quirky, vibrant, and they march to the beat of their own military drums, when they’re not off committing crimes against humanity. Since time immemorial, autocrats, absolute monarchs, dictators, and less than savory heads of state have shown a penchant for the unconventional and over-the-top, in both their personal lives and political careers. Click on the link above the picture to see this unsavory crew.