Genghis Khan extends his empire from the Pacific Ocean to the Persian Gulf.
The tale of King John, who was cruel, ruthless, greedy and violent; his treachery against his own people led to the imposition of the Magna Carta.
As a Spanish soldier, Francisco Pizarro and his army destroy the Incas in pursuit of power and gold.
A look at Caligula, the cruel and debauched Roman emperor.
Countess Elizabeth Bathory murders more than 600 peasant girls in an attempt to retain her youth.
Featuring interviews with authors and historians and archive footage about Grigori Rasputin, a man instrumental in wiping out a 300-year old dynasty.
Ivan the Terrible boils, hangs, and drowns thousands of his subjects.
Attila the Hun and his Barbarians destroyed all that stood in their path, even murdering Attila's own brother.
A profile of the wife of Buchenwald concentration camp commandant Karl Koch, whose cruelty earned her the nickname 'bitch of Buchenwald.'
Prince Vlad Dracula's bloodlust inspires the myth of the vampire.
Profiling the most terrifying individuals of the past and the ghastly crimes they committed; featuring Adolf Hitler.
Idi Amin's eight-year reign.