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To govern with an iron fist, it is necessary to know very well the game of absolute power, as shown by the infamous dictators presented in this documentary series.

Series Cast

  1. Peter Dinklage

    Peter Dinklage


    6 Episodes

  2. Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler

    Self (archive footage)

    3 Episodes

  3. Kim Jong-il

    Kim Jong-il

    Self (archive footage)

    3 Episodes

  4. Muammar Gaddafi

    Muammar Gaddafi

    Self (archive footage)

    2 Episodes

  5. Kim Il-sung

    Kim Il-sung

    Self (archive footage)

    2 Episodes

  6. Joseph Stalin

    Joseph Stalin

    Self (archive footage)

    2 Episodes

  7. Saddam Hussein

    Saddam Hussein

    Self (archive footage)

    1 Episode

  8. Idi Amin

    Idi Amin

    Self (archive footage)

    1 Episode

  9. Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro

    Self (archive footage)

    1 Episode

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Current Season

How to Become a Tyrant

Season 1

2021 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of How to Become a Tyrant premiered on July 9, 2021.

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How to Become a Tyrant
How to Become a Tyrant


Status Ended


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Type Documentary

Original Language English


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