multicide


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multicide

(ˈmʌltɪˌsaɪd)
n
(Law) the murder of many people
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That great Family Man, Charles Manson (1969) and the Texas multicide, Henry Lee Lucas (1983), also endured similar significant injuries in their early days.
Lane, is a concise, well put together and clearly exhibited synoptical review of the physical and psychological mechanics of multicide.
The 25 deadliest multicides * Deaths No Event (millions) 1 Second World War (1939-1945) 66 2 Chinggis Khan (1206-1227) 40 3 Hao Zedong (1949-1976) 40 4 Famines in British India (18th-20th centuries) 27 5 Fall of the Ming Dynasty (1635-1662) 25 6 Taiping Rebellion (1850-1864) 20 7 Joseph Stalin (1928-1953) 20 8 Midwest slave trade (7th-19th centuries) 18.