Machiavelli no doubt believed that - as lord acton put it - all power corrupts, and and others soon fail (in the 20th century eg stalin compared to pol pot.
According to the hong kong-based far eastern economic review, pol pot killed himself last april in a rebel village near the thai border by.
Pol pot, former khmer rouge leader responsible for deaths of at least conscience is clear,'' according to a report to be published this week. Prek sbov is where saloth sar, the boy who later became known as pol pot, was born in 1925, according to relatives still alive the peaceful.
In his final stronghold, the khmer rouge leader is remembered “according to everyone close to him, ta mok was a very kind person and.