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Haile Selassie

Ruler of Ethiopia; his nation was invaded and conquered by the Italians; his appeal to the League of Nations was rejected; resistance to the invasion was strong but unsuccessful.

Herohito

Emperor of Japan during the second world war; he was a strong supporter of Japanese Militarism and Nationalism.

Chiang Kai-Shek

Leader of the Chinese Nationalist government which fought the Japanese and their incursion into Southern China; he would eventually lose a civil war to the communists and take his government to the island of Formosa (Taiwan).

Benito Mussolini

Fascist Dictator of Italy (II Duce), he formed an alliance with Germany and led his nation into World War Two.

Francisco Franco

Fascist General who led the nationalist forces to victory during the Spanish Civil War; he ruled Spain for over two decades as dictator.

Adolf Hitler

The fascist leader of Germany who led his country into the Second World War, a founder of the Nazi Party, he was elected Chancellor in 1932 and carried out politics and genocide against radical and religious groups in Europe.

Stalin

Communist leader of the Soviet Union from 1924 until 1953, he led his nation into world war 2; carried out genocide against citizens of his country; his success in the war gave the U.S.S.R control of much of Europe after the war leading to the cold war.