A benevolent dictatorship is a government that has a leader considered by some as a dictator but has the support of the people, unlike a malevolent dictator who only focuses on them selves, their government and their supporters. In benevolent dictatorships, there is some freedom of speech and democracy.
Leaders sometimes called benevolent dictators[change | change source]
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, President of Turkey from 1923 - 1938.
Josip Broz Tito, President of Yugoslavia from 1953 - 1980.
Lee Kuan Kew, Prime Minister of Singapore from 1959 - 1990.
France Albert-René, President of the Seychelles from 1977 - 2004.
Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji from 2007 - 2022.
Viktor Orbán, Prime Minister of Hungary since 2010.
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References[change | change source]
- ↑ Marks, Kathy (20 June 2014). "Fiji military leader admits beatings, torture". The Sydney Morning Herald.
- ↑ Kaur, Jas. "How Fijian dictator Bainimarama finally earned his mandate". The Conversation.
- ↑ "Hungary: The First Dictatorship in the EU?". VOA.