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Originally posted by kegs
Alexander the Great? I think he controlled all of the known world at his time.
Originally posted by Spiderj
Hassan y Sabah the old man of the mountain and the creator of the Assassins.
He may not have been the nicest guy in the world, but he was centuries ahead when in it came to psychological warfare, essentially ruling through subterfuge and intimidation.
Not my style but he was good at his job.
Didn't he drug recruits, only to have them wake up in a garden full of flowers, drink and beautiful women, to show them 'heaven', and what waits for them if they are killed on a mission?
Originally posted by GrndLkNatv
Ghenghis Khan ruled over more of the earth than any other man to this day. He was a ruthless leader who had total control and has not been matched since.