Which heads of state or government have been convicted for war crimes?
#69356. Asked by author. (Aug 05 06 9:24 PM)
This is a list of formally charged and/or convicted war criminals as according to the conduct and rules of warfare as defined by the Nurnberg Trials following World War II as well as earlier agreements such as Hague Conferences of 1899 and 1907, the Kellogg-Briand Pact of 1928, and the Geneva Conventions of 1929 and 1949|
Laszlo Bardossy (1890-1946), Hungarian Prime Minister
Corneliu Calotescu, Romanian Governor of Bukovina
Emil Hacha (1872-1945), German jurist and president of Czechoslovakia
Hirota Koki (1878-1948), Japanese premier from 1936-1937
Jean Kambanda (b. 1955), Rwandan prime minister and participant in the Rwandan Genocide
Slobodan Milošević (1941-2006), former President of Yugoslavia, was on trial for war crimes at the time of his death.
Milan Milutinović (b. 1942), Serbian president and supporter of Slobodan Milošević
Milan Nedic (1878-1946), Serbian head of state
Ante Pavelić (1889–1959), dictator of the Independent State of Croatia and founding member of the Ustasha movement
Henri Philippe Petain (1856-1951), Marshal of France and head of the collaborative Vichy France
Biljana Plavšić (b. 1930), is a Serbian politician and former president of the Republika Srpska
Pol Pot (1925-1998) Prime minister of Cambodia and of the Khmer Rouge from 1975-1979.
Risto Ryti (1889-1956), Finnish collaborator and premier
Dome Sztojay (d. 1946), Hungarian prime minister
Jozef Tiso (1887-1947), Slovakian president
Hideki Tojo, (1884-1948), Japanese prime minister
Vojtech Tuka (1880-1946), Slovakian prime minister
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