Palaces of Dictators

A gallery of the lavish homes of some of the worlds most feared men. Apparently powerful men have a thing for marble, gold and baroque interiors, who knew?

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe

Saddam Hussein, Iraq

Muammar Gaddafi, Lybia

Nicolae Ceaușescu, Romania

Hosni Mubarak, Egypt

Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi