The word “dictator” comes from the old Latin language and it was first time used long time ago at the time of the Roman Emperor Gaius Julius Caesar. He was the first known Roman dictator. Unlike what most people think, nobody could make himself dictator and a dictatorship appears only when conditions are met. A dictator can not do whatever he wants, but he is forced to do what is in the interest of the doctrine which made him a dictator.
Let’s take the case of Hitler, the most publicized dictator. Can you imagine that there could be a person going to Hitler’s office and ask him to end the Second World War? That could not have happened! If he outlined any kind of peace gesture, his days would come to the end at that moment.
A dictator is much more vulnerable than a democratic leader. There are two modes of political leadership: dictatorship and democracy. There are two forms of government: monarchy and republic. A monarchy can be absolute or constitutional. A republic can be presidential, semi-presidential, or parliamentary. There are five kinds of social orders: primitive commune, slave system/slavery, feudalistic, capitalist, and communist. The socialist system was of transition.
There are seven modes of production: the primitive commune mode, slavery, tributary/Asian, feudalistic, capitalist, socialist, and communist. As you can see a socialist mode of production exists but an independent socialist order does not. Noteworthy is the tributary (or Asian as is also called) which does not have counterpart in a social order.
The vast majority of people confuse these concepts and terms. For understanding, a deeply studying is required.