16 Surprising (True) Facts About Awful People

We could totally summarize the following people's lives with stats about the damage they inflicted on the world. But the real interesting facts about them concern their very weird private lives. This info won't make you change your mind and start liking them, but it will tell you about a side you never thought existed.

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17 Surprising (True) Facts About Awful People - He anonymously wrote a romance novel, Zabibah and the King. He didn’t really have a sappy side, thoughSource: The Guardian

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ue) Facts About Awful People - Gaddafi sponsored an ailing German hockey team in 1987. In return? He told them to advertise his book Source: NY Times

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17 Surprising (True) Facts About Awful People - Charles Manson killed a drug dealer and one other guy in spring of 1969. The Manson Family Murders maySource: Rolling Stone

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Benedict Arnold GENERAL SUCCESS We remember him as the worst traitor in US history. Before that, he was a military genius, won a bunch of victories foSource: National Parks Service

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Kim IL-Sung OPERA COMPOSER The Korean dictator's credited for writing six operas, including Sea of Blood. Okay, we don't know he really wrote them, buSource: The Atlantic

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17 Surprising (True) Facts About Awful People - The Son of Sam killer became a born-again Christian in prison. He has been eligible for parole since 2Source: World Magazine

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17 Surprising (True) Facts About Awful People - The man was a huge fan of The Wonder Years, Miami Vice, and MacGyver. Fun guy! (The source for this inSource: Houston Press

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17 Surprising (True) Facts About Awful People - One time, Napoleon got attacked by a bunch of rabbits. It was supposed to be a staged rabbit hunt, butSource: Parameters

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17 Surprising (True) Facts About Awful People - Mussolini left a 1,200-word document hidden inside a metal box under a Roman obelisk. The idea was thaSource: BBC

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Rev. Jim Jones CIVIL RIGHTS CRACKED COM Before leading the Jonestown Massacre of 900 people, he led the Indianapolis Human Rights Commission, which deSource: Indianapolis Star

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17 Surprising (True) Facts About Awful People - Before Stalin entered politics, he was a promising amateur poet under the name Soselo: “The rosebud flSource: Stalin Museum

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17 Surprising (True) Facts About Awful People - In her will, she left $30,000 (around $400,000 in today’s money) to the Fall River Animal Rescue LeaguSource: Animal Rescue League

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17 Surprising (True) Facts About Awful People - He hacked into government defense systems in high school. His school did not see this as a red flag anSource: Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism

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17 Surprising (True) Facts About Awful People - While prime minister, she was a big fan of the political sitcom Yes, Minister. She even wrote and starSource: CNN

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17 Surprising (True) Facts About Awful People - In 1970, Bundy saved a three-year-old from drowning. He jumped into Green Lake in Seattle to rescue thSource: ABC

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17 Surprising (True) Facts About Awful People - Wrote the historian Suetonius, “covered with the skin of some wild animal, he was let loose from a cagSource: Lexundria

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