Top Ten Military Generals of All Time


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101 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 more.

He is terrifying if you don't vote for him he will find 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.

102 Kosrat Rasul Ali

He The one standing in The way Of isis on The ground

He is kickin Isis ASS was you read this

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103 Sudirman

The Enemy of General Spoor

Great General

Singer in malaysia

104 Vo Nguyen Giap

He defeated 2 super power in a row

105 Akbar I

He's name literally means great and I later called Akbar the Great. He was one of the greatest leaders of the Mughal empire. He establish a huge empire there cunning conquests and also great leader of religious tolerances. I typed great 7 times that's how great he is.

He is the best

The greatest and undefeated Leader. The only leader who conquered India and united under one flag with religious tolerances. For decades no one ever stood up in his way.

Allay Akbar

106 Duke of Marlborough

This general, although from humble and scandalous origins in the courts of the British Monarchy, rose through the ranks of the Army to the pinnacle of his career: command of the European coalition against a king Louis of France (a generic French king). Stealing the coalition army without proper authority (but the backing of all allied generals) he used initiative and speed to launch a surprise attack on the largest French army on its campaign into Austria.
The battle of Bleinhem, was such a resounding success, that on the march back to holland French Armies did not strike - believing that it was a French army (due to the disarray and communication breakdown) Marlborough was ever a thorn in the French side.
Sir Winston Churchill (Duke of Marlborough) was born in Blenhiem Palace - and is a direct descendant of Henry (? ) Churchill.

Never beaten in battle, often against the odds, strategist and planner. Scandalously overlooked in this list, in favour of better known names who won more famous battles. Boney at 5? Marlborough wouldn't have lost Waterloo with boney's troops.

Best British general ever, bar none. How is Washington above this great man I'll never know. What a joke.

Commanded troops from different countries and with dfifferent aims

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107 Simon I of Kartli

Georgian king of Kartli from 1556 to 1569 and again from 1578 to 1599. He spent most of his reign in an incessant war against the Persian and Ottoman domination of Georgia. He won with small army many battle against the Persian and Ottoman.

Very good king!

108 Sambhaji Maharaj

Great Sambhaji Maharaj was a unbeaten warrior in the history.

Great examiner of warfare tactics and defeated many great enemies.Most effective implemention of Guerilla warfare Tactics and added glory to the Swaraj.

He is great

Sambaji Maharaj won 18 battles in 12 months. He had asthetic vision towards life. He wrote Budhbhushan treatise. He died at his 29. He was unbeatable till his death.

109 Shaka

A great general. Made a small tribe into a mighty military force. Considering where he was he was a genius. Cruel though.

Once again proving the English's habit of losing against underwhelming odds

Greatest of all time... truly amazing story

He changed African tribal warfare

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110 Moshe Dayan

Moshe Dayan in Israel is still regarded as a mythological character from the 100 hours Suez crisis to the six day war.

The one eyed General is king in a world of blind Arabs looking to invade Canaan

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111 Theodoros Kolokotronis

With a name like that, he has got to be a good leader

Kolokotronis was one of the leaders in Greek war of independence 1821-1830
Greatest success was the defeat of the Ottoman army under Mahmud Dramali Pasha at the Battle of Dervenakia in 1822. The Greek army 8.000 troops wins the ottoman 30.000 troops in major battle for Greeks. Also Kolokotronis wins the ottomans in battle of valtetsi. Kolokotronis is of the greatest protagonists in Greek war of independence and one of greatest Greeks of all time

112 William Wallace William Wallace William Wallace was a freedom fighter and a Scottish Commander during the first Scottish wars of Independence.

William Wallace was the bravest warrior in Scottish history. He was not a general who commanded from 4 miles away from the field... He was the first one in the battle. Wallace beat the English army in Stirling, then he started an offensive and sacked many cities. And he inflicted so much damage in Falkrkik that the English could no longer advance into Scotland. Without Wallace, the Scottish would have lost long before. - ArdaUlay

Wallace is the bravest of the brave, he was not a Napoleon commander who struggled to get on his horse from 5 miles out... he was the first one in there,

William Wallace inspired many Scots to fight. He beat the English everywhere. He made a nation which gets bullied all the time to a Free country.

Scottish slave

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113 William T. Sherman

Civil War general, whose understanding of guerilla warfare on the civilian population, was responsibile for the decline in morale in the South, by his march through Georgia.

A true master.

His concept of Total War changed the way the world fought wars. A great defensive general as well. As bold as Lee but perhaps with clearer vision. Lee lost his way at Gettyburg.

Invented the tactic of Total War! Greatest gnereal ever.

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114 John Monash

Only general to distinguish himself in WW1. Caused the 'blackest day of the Germany army'. The architect of the Entente's victory in WW1.

Turned the course of ww1 by innovation and careful planning. His army stopped a dangerous German advance only 120 miles from Paris when three British armies had collapsed. His troop's attacks on the German lines convinced Luderhoff and Hindenburg to sue for peace days later. First General to be knighted on battle field by a british king in 200 years. Montgomery later said he was the best General in WW1.

Detailed planning whereby his common soldiers achieved success because he cared about their lives and the enemys lves as well, Yet succeeded in battle such as the Battle of Hamel

115 Henry V of England

His stunning victory at Agincourt alone is a good enough reason for him to at least be on the list. Only his early death prevented him from becoming King of France.

The victory at Agincourt changed western European history more than most

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116 Aslan Maskhadov

Lion heart..

117 Ramesses II
118 Baji Rao

The commander of the Maratha empire in India in 1800s, won 41 battles and never lost any. And these were against all types of forces : central asian, afghans, turks, mughals etc

He was one who was unbeaten... And won almost 40 major battle... He expand maratha empire in north india...

The ultimate general in wit as well as in strength. Standing at 6'1 he took the Maratha empire to new heights by his strategies, surprise attacks and speedy travel.

Bajirao is at the list at 108 no also

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119 Michael Collins

General in irish war of Independace against the English with an army made up of mostly farmers. Seen as the inventor of guerilla warfare

Helped Ireland acheive independance, led a widely inexperienced army to push the English back to their city barracks. A tactical genius and a great man

120 Wilhelm Keitel
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