"Dictators can become self-delusional in a way, and think 'whatever I do is ok'," s, Autocrate includes Kim Jong-il,and Adolf Hitler. Roman Emperor Caligula was one of the earliest autocrats, known for his short temper and erratic behaviour.They all are so cruel and mean spirited that they destroyed nations for their own benifits "he ordered boats to stay in line so he can walk upto Bay of Naples, so he could walk across them from one town to another," . "Ttheir personality attributes keep them in power so they can rule the reign - for example, if you are hypersensitive to threats and plots then you can effectively eliminate your [real or imagined] competition." Haiti's former president, Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier, demonstrated plenty of paranoia during his 14 years in power. Francois Duvalier claimed to practise voodoo A voodoo physician, he was extremely superstitious, and believed that he was guarded by voodoo spirits on the 22nd of each month. In later years, he only left the presidential palace on the 22nd of each month. He claimed to have placed a voodoo curse on US President John F Kennedy, and said Kennedy's assassination on 22 November 1963 was caused by his powers. , who ruled Uganda in the 70s, enjoyed giving himself titles, including "Conqueror of the British Empire" and, most famously, "King of Scotland". he also named himself for the Victoria Cross and Military Cross. urkmenistan's president-for-life established a cult of personality that could easily have rivalled that of Cohen's "dictator". . Whilst the majority of people in Turkmenistanis a poor country sub state of Russia, he lived in palace made up of ice and ordered the construction of a lake in the middle of the desert. He also named cities, a theme park, the month of January, and even a meteorite after himself. Few modern autocrats have been as shrouded in controversy as the late North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il.