#  Before Hitler, Who Was Everyone’s Go-To Embodiment of Evil? →

August 10th, 2015 | In Worth Knowing 

The more you know:

Before World War II, who was the rhetorical worst person in history?

The Pharoah. In the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries, many Americans and Europeans had a firmer grasp of the bible than of the history of genocidal dictators.

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