Top Ten Military Generals of All TimeHannibalbarka
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If Suleiman I is at the top, I don't see why Nicolas von Salm wouldn't be above him?
Like in "remember Vienna 1529? " - 'enough said.
He ruled a large empire with the least cruelty and maximised cultural exchange between nationsV 1 Comment
He won all battles he fought including the Italy army in 1896. The Italy army was well equipped to time but the Ethiopian forces were using just swords and horses. Although the powers were not comparable Ethiopian defense forces won the battle and stay not colonized state in Africa.
Managed to keep the weak kingdom together despite being surrounded by enemies and self serving vassals.
Leper King of Jerusalem who defeated Saladin's army of 26,000 Turks. Leper man Baldwin himself led his troops into battle with 500 crusaders and a few thousand local infantry, inflicting the most devastating defeat the Invincible Saladin would ever suffer.
First king of Croatia, defeated the Hungarians in 925 and defeated the Bulgarians 2 years later. Bulgaria was a power back then which overtook almost whole balcans from the byzantines until they arrived on Croatias doorstep.
Held Guadalcanal, in spite of the Navy letting the Marines fight alone. Saved the SLOC between US and Australia.
He built the country a new level. During his reign the social opportunities of the Russian people has increased. Thanks to him, He ensured the safety of people on the streets! He returned to the Crimea, thereby restoring justice. He restored the greatest army in the world. Russia in space exploration again became the leader!
The smartest politician now in the world
He is a Great Man
Sexiest reptillain dictator alive, he single handedly reorganised the illluminati to pump out more hillary supporters than it ever did in the last thousand years, if it wasnt for him Turkey would be a colony of Serbia.V 2 Comments
The Viet Killer? He found the kingdom of Nam Viet and even had a Vietnamese name and title.
I agree with the Vietnamese supporter. Vietnam has a proud history and we have only been conquered 3 times in our history. Everyone underestimates Vietnam! We were the ones who defeated the Mongols three times. We defeated America, France, and Japan. We slaughtered 290,000 Qing warriors with just 50,000-100,000 men. Hey and you know what? We defeated China more than China could defeat us. It took Zhao Tuo so long that the only way he could defeat our emperor An Duong Vuong was to trick him. The Han invaded us in 111 because but we lead successful revolts and won many times. The Chinese took 100,000 troops to attack us again in 938 and we only had an army of 30,000 and guess who won? WE DID! We only lost 3500 while Chinese loses were up to 40,000 and 9,000 taken as prisoners. The Ming dynasty may have invaded us again but only 5 years were we under Chinese control and Le Loi liberated us again. The best thing is Ly Thuong Kiet (Viet "hero") defeated the Chinese on their own soil in ...moreV 1 Comment
One of the greatest warrior and general of all time
Nuno Álvares Pereira was one of the most genius and courageous generals and warriors of Portugal. In 1385 he planned and won Aljubarrota Battle, leading a Portuguese-English army to defeating a Castilian-French army, saving Portugal independence.
Afonso Alburquerque was a Portuguese general, almirant, vice king, that created an empire in Asia for Portugal, conquering many cities and crushing all opposition. Open the doors of the world for Europe in a time that Europe was at the verge of being invaded by the ottoman empire. A mean and pragmatic warrior, often compared to Alexander the Great for the extension of conquerings. A giant among others, he alone kept the men under control, put down riots and pushed the men to their limits. With only 300 men he crushed the spirits of the enemies all around the Indian ocean.V 1 Comment
Founder of the Portuguese kingdom. Defeated Muslims armies being 5-1 outnumbered, defeated castilians armies, he even had to fight with is own mother. A great warrior, leader and general. Used the Crusades army traveling to Middle East to conquer Lisbon, the only lasting conquering of the crusades. A national hero for the Portuguese people.
The Portuguese are the heirs of the Lusitans. Among the glorious history of the Lusitans, a celtiberian people, rises Viriato, that defeated the Roman Empire five times in open battle. The Romans had to resort to assassination to put an end to the resistance and rebellions. The flag of Portugal bears the "Quinas" in his honor, and old symbolism of the lusitans culture that elected their leader.
Like Boudica or Spartacus he rebeled against Rome.
The difference: When they send their Legions, he defeated them over and over again. And when they send the best General in all of Rome, Viriatus captured him and blackmailed Rome into accepting Lusitanas independence.
Even though they later had him assasinated and subjugated Lusitana again, something like that had never happened before and never happened again.
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