24/04/2013 14:30 | By Hugh Wilson, contributor, MSN Him
The weirdest habits of the world’s most brutal dictators

The weirdest habits of the world’s most brutal dictators.



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North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il, who died in 2011, had some funny habits.

According to his former chef - who spoke about it this week -  he liked to dine on snakes, spiders and hippo meat. He banned perfume and aftershave from his house. He drank expensive wine and whisky while his countrymen starved.

His son, current leader Kim Jong-un (shown above), loves the Beatles and wants to look like Hollywood hardman Jean-Claude Van Damme, and has the protein supplements to prove it.

Weird, perhaps, but not nearly as weird as some dictators get. Give a man total power and you give his strangest instincts free reign, as this little lot prove...

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