Top Ten Military Generals of All Time

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261 Jan Žižka

Learned his trade in Poland. Then defeated several crusades into central Europe. As a blind man! With an army of farmers standing against knights. Should be in top 100.

How is Adolf Hitler above him? 198 should be top 10 never lost and saved millions.

One of my ancestors, so proud to be within his blood line!

258? Kidding me? One of sever leaders of armies which have never been defeated.

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262 Vlad the Impaler Vlad the Impaler Vlad III (Known as "Vlad the Impaler" or "Vlad Dracula", born 1431) was the ruler of Wallachia a total of three times before his death in 1476/7. He is most famous for his reputation as a dictator and his gruesome torture methods and executions, in which he has served as an inspiration for Count Dracula ...read more.

He is terrifying if you don't vote for him he will find you...by the way he can fly

What does dracula have to do with this?

He gave fear to the Ottoman empire by impaling the captured enemies. What caused the retreat of the Ottoman army from his land.

263 Saddam Hussein Saddam Hussein Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. A leading member of the revolutionary Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, and later, the Baghdad-based Ba'ath Party and its regional organization Ba'ath Party – Iraq Region—which ...read more.

During the reign of Saddam Iraq was a prosperous country. Thanks to Hussein! But they (USA) came and destroyed everything! and then they cane to Libya and did the same thing(((Turned both countries into chaos!

Hero of Iraq, who defeated mighty foes.

Hero to Iraq. Suck USA..
They came to iraq & libya to start war. Chaos everywhere. Such a evil country that influnce by Freemasons / illuminati

264 Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah

People acknowledge Khalid al-Walid as the most brilliant military commander in world history and muslim world. But, during expansion campaign to spread Islam by Caliph Umar al-Khattab, many muslim generals worth to mention. One of them is Abu Ubaidah al-Jarrah. After Khalid was sacked by the caliph, Abu Ubaidah al-Jarrah became the commander in chief and led muslim army to many victories such as Syrian Campaign and Islam-Byzantine War. (Khalid al-Walid also serve an important role)

Abu Ubaidah was a one of the great commander of Muslim Nation so far.

Known as the trustworthy of this ummah. Abu ubaidah ibn al-jarrah ra also known as most brilliant military commander like khalid ibn walid ra. He as commander in chief led the Muslim army to conquer almost area in syam as he managed to defeat byzantine empire.

The best commander

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265 Joan of Arc Joan of Arc Joan of Arc, nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans", is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War, and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint. ...read more.

Greatest military prodigy, one of those moments in history which will not repeat itself ever again

The only illiterate peasant teenager to lead a national army. She not only won all her battles--except Paris-- but inspired France to fight after her death.

John of arc was amazing, he was a teenager who always beat the more experienced English armies. She was the turning point of the 100 years war. - ArdaUlay

The English were so afraid of her that many cities surrendered without a fight. Without her, the French language wouldn't exist.

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266 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was an Austrian politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939 and was a central figure ...read more.

This guy was no General, he was certainly no genius. He killed off his best generals and surrounded himself with lick spittle's Was smart enough to start a two front war and then declare war on the United States. Any one who thinks otherwise needs to read history.

He fought and won many battles, but was eventually betrayed by his people.

I agree Hitler is no general yet he was an incredible political mind to come in at exactly the right moment to run a nation

Kills Jews all around the world. But yet, he left the remains Jews to open our eyes towards them

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267 Cleopatra the Seventh
268 Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. As a leader of the Republican Party during this time, he became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the ...read more.

Just completely badass, rode horses for miles with asthma when his men were complaining, won the Spanish war. Just completely amazing.

Was not a general, colonel of volunteers. Had a yard of guts, but was not a strategic thinker. His son Theodore Roosevelt Jr, KIA at Normandy was a fine example of a general, who lead from the front and inspired his troops.

Good leader but wasn't a general

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269 Oliver Cromwell

Took away the sole power of the crown and turned England into a democratic country as it is today

270 Hernan Cortes

Better placement for this guy, good Lord! NOT your typical genius general; read 'The Conquest of New Spain' by Bernal Diaz and you'll understand why this guy was something on the level of Caesar or Hannibal... Super genius this Cortes.

I think that Hernan Cortes knew what he was doing, and had a ton of charisma, but this guy was a psychopath and he only had one goal, and that was to find gold even if it meant killing his own men. Don't get me wrong, this man accomplished a lot for Spain, but he was no genius he had the weapons and equipment, and with the Totonaca and Tlaxcala tribes supporting him the tables were equal against the 1 million strong Aztec army. Also you must keep in mind that the Aztecs did not understand gunpowder, steel, or how to counteract cavalry etc. At the battle of Tenochtitlan for instance, Herman Cortes had cavalry, plus the support of two tribes along with gunpowder, and steel weapons and armor. The Aztecs chose to engage him in an open field making them easy targets for the awesome power of the Spanish cavalry. Even so without the support of the two tribes he would have lost. The sheer numbers of the Aztec army would have lowered the morale of his men, even with the two tribes, the men had ...more

300, yes... 300 spaniards against a million warrior army (not all of them at the same time, of course) The cleverness of Cortes, his understanding of the field of battle and politics, his boldness... Tempered by amazing good sense. The result: 500 million people speak Spanish and feel in some way descendant of the conquerors... as they are... All the soldiers stayed with lands at Mexico and are the ancestors of actual Mexicans.
Cortes should be in top 5!

Created Aztec slot

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