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The 8 Most Insane Leaders in History

King George III

King George III


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These days you may think of King George III when you hear Jonathan Groff singing “You’ll Be Back” – the catchy tune from the smash musical Hamilton. However, he’s most known for his most epic fail… losing the American colonies. In the later part of his life, he suffered from deteriorating health and manic episodes – which to this day remains controversial. While some think he suffered from bipolar disorder, others believe he had porphyria, a blood disorder that triggers anxiety, restlessness, anxiety and hallucinations. Either way, madness was part of his legacy!


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