idi amin/theprogenitor

IDI AMIN: Known as; The Butcher of Uganda, One of the Cruelest in The World History

In 1971, General Idi Amin overthrew the elected government of Milton Obote and declared himself president of Uganda, launching a ruthless eight-year regime in which an estimated 300,000 civilians were massacred. His expulsion of all Indian and Pakistani citizens in 1972—along with increasing military expenditures—brought about the country’s economic decline, the impact of which lasted decades. In 1979 his reign of terror came to an end as Ugandan exiles and Tanzanians took control of the capital of Kampala, forcing Amin...

josef mengele/theprogenitor

JOSEF MENGELE: Known as The Agent Of Death Also the Evil Doctor. Biography, facts and Death

Josef Mengele was born on the 16th of March, 1911 in the German Bavarian town of Gunzburg. After three miscarriages, he was the first born of Karl and Walpurga Mengele. Karl was the owner of a farm machinery factory which turned to producing munitions when the war began in 1914. At school, Josef was an average student. He struggled to keep his grades up to the standard that his mother expected. Over the next two years, Josef showed a remarkable...

neferititi/theprogenitor

QUEEN NEFERTITI: a.k.a A Beautiful Woman has come, Egypt’s Female Pharaohs and Facts.

Nefertiti, whose name means "a beautiful woman has come," was the queen of Egypt and wife of Pharaoh Akhenaten during the 14th century B.C. She and her husband established the cult of Aten, the sun god, and promoted Egyptian artwork that was radically different from its predecessors. A bust of Nefertiti is one of the most iconic symbols of Egypt.   Mysterious Origins Little is known about the origins of Nefertiti, but her legacy of beauty and power continue to...

sarahforbes/theprogenitor

SARAH FORBES BONETTA: The Yoruba Slave Who Became Queen Victoria Of England Goddaughter

Sarah Forbes Bonetta, born in West Africa of Yoruba descent, was captured in 1848, at the age of five, during the Okeadon War. King Gezo of Dahomy captured the city of Okeadon, sacrificing many inhabitants and leading the rest away into slavery. While her family were killed in the war, as the daughter of an African chief, Sarah was kept in captivity as a state prisoner, either to be presented to an important visitor, or to be sacrificed at the...

george stinney/theprogenitor

GEORGE STINNEY: Black 14-year-old Boy Executed for Murder, Discovered to be Wrongful Conviction after 70 Years

George Junius Stinney Jr. (born October 21, 1929, died June 16, 1944) was, at age 14, the youngest person executed in the United States in the 20th century. Classification: Homicide Characteristics: Juvenile (14) - The youngest person executed in the United States in the 20th century Number of victims: 2 Date of murders: March 24, 1944 Date of arrest: Next day Date of birth: October 21, 1929 Victims profile: Betty June Binnicker, 11, and Mary Emma Thames, 8 Method of murder: Beating with a 15 inch railroad spike Location: Clarendon County, South Carolina, USA Status: Executed by...

olabisi ajala/theprogenitor

OLABISI AJALA: The Man who Toured The World On a Motor Scooter

Moshood Adisa Olabisi Ajala, popularly known in Nigeria and across the globe as ‘Ajala the traveller‘, was the man who toured the United States of America on a bicycle, and the world, on a motor scooter better known as Vespa. From the ordinary son of a traditionalist, Ajala rose to a global celebrity and his name became a song sang on every lips. During his prime, Ajala was envied and praised by both the young and old for his courage,...

elizabeth bathory/theprogenitor

ELIZABETH BATHORY: The Prolific Serial Killer who Drank and Bathed With Blood of Virgins to look young

The woman who we know as Elizabeth Bathory was born on August 7th, 1560 in Nyirbator in the Kingdom of Hungary. She was born into one of the most prominent families in Central Europe. As a result, she was lavished with the very best education and classic upbringing It has been recorded that young Elizabeth was exposed to all sorts of horrific atrocities during her formative years. She is said to have begun laughing at the sight of a man,...

sarah baartman/theprogenitor

SARAH BAARTMAN: The Tragic life of a Slave Who Was Unfairly Treated due to her extremely large buttocks

Sarah ‘Saartjie’ Baartman was born in 1789 at the Gamtoos river in what is now known as the Eastern Cape. She belonged to the cattle-herding Gonaquasub group of the Khoikhoi. Sara grew up on a colonial farm where her family most probably worked as servants. Her mother died when she was aged two and her father, who was a cattle driver, died when she reached adolescence. Sara married a Khoikhoi man who was a drummer and they had one child together who died shortly after...

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