Top 10 Most Cruelest Rulers Of All Time

7. Vlad III

Vlad III was a ruler of Wallachia and seemed to take sadistic pleasure in killing and torturing. The number of his victims was estimated to range between 40,000 and 100,000. His cruelty was such that the sight of 20,000 rotting corpses impaled outside his capital sickened and turned back an invading Turkish army.