(a) notorious (dictator): (a dictator who is) famous, well-known for bad reasons
The mayor is notorious for raising taxes every year. Everyone hates him because of this.
UK: Caligula was a notorious Roman Emperor.
US: The new president is notorious for his right-wing views.
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