Top Ten Military Generals of All TimeHannibalbarka
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Added the provinces of Babylon and Dacia by fighting bloody wars against barbarians and the Persians. And adding gold into the roman banks from Dacian gold mones
A military adviser for Wu Kingdom during three kingdoms era in China. Even though people always hailed Zhuge Liang to be the best strategist during that era, he is worth to mention. Records stated that he is the best in naval battle. He also gave great contribution during Battle of the Red Cliff which Wu and Shu join forces to defeat the powerful Wei army led by Cao Cao (Zhuge Liang also involved in this battle but compare to popular belief, the truth is Zhuge not contribute very much).
Zhou Yu is the actual mastermind behind Red Cliff victory. Among the most well-rounded guy ever
He literly almost destroyed the Ottamon empire and he united Transylvania, Moldavia and Wallachia to form Romania for only one year and at night in his tent he got his head cut off by a Hungarian and a Turk. He was fighting against 3 countrys at the same time in 1600 the Ottoman Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Germany at the same time and he won but died to protect Romania. I'm a Romanian and I'm Proud
He was the first general who invented the three line volley
Best Japanese commander the country ever knew.
Defeated an army that was nearly 8x larger than his. (Battle of Okehazama)V 1 Comment
He was able to oversee huge battles with hundreds of ships involved. And he always made the right decisions. Famous, feared, honored and respected by friend and foe. When he was fatally injured in battle his French enemies stopped fighting out of respect to this great admiral.
The greatest naval commander of all time. At least in the age of sail. He dominated the seas in the 17th century by using revolutionary tactics, manouverability, effectiveness and extraordinary courage.
He is most famous for his battles against England in the 'Anglo-Dutch wars of the 17th century'. He even defeated a combined fleet of the two greatest powers in the world at the time; France and England, who had twice as many ships as the Dutch.
A great man winning victory after victory against all odds, placing him among the greatest commanders of all time.
He was just great
Seriously, this guy is ranked tooo Loooww
If Nelson is near the top, so should be de Ruyter... These two are simply the best naval commanders in the history
He's great he has great luck and a better mind if it weren't for him Germany or France maybe Russia would be the world power napoleon Bonaparte would rule the world he deserves the topV 3 Comments
Venezuelan military and political leader who played an instrumental role in the establishment of Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru and Colombia as sovereign states independent of Spanish rule.
The graetest. Should be top ten.
He was the great leader
He is killed a loin without weapon's.
He was the bravest
He was the only general who defeated afganistan in last 5000 yearsV 4 Comments
He was a great general and won independence from Mexico dictated by Santa Anna, known as the Napoleon of the West
The greatest Texan, second to only Chuck Norris, he was the george Washington of the Texas Revolution and succesfully defeated the Mexican army at the battle of San Jacinto.V 2 Comments
Highly overrated as an officer.
In terms of military & political thinking, just way ahead of his time!
World war 1 would have been won by the central powers if not for him.
When Justinian I took control of the Byzantine Empire, it controlled Turkey and a small portion of Crimea and Israel. During his reign, he not only dealt with the fallout of the fallen Roman Empire (of which Byzantium is the Eastern half), but he conquered so much land that the Mediterranean Sea went from a land ruled over by barbarian tribes to a "Byzantine Lake". He reconquered lost Roman land from Greece, to Egypt, and all the way to Southern Spain and Libya.
Maybe not the greatest of all time but he should definitely be higher than this. There are some people ahead of him who werent even in any major battles (teddy Roosevelt what? ) And some who are only famous for one thing (william the conquer ). This guys never lost a battle over 16 campaigns and conquered a large portion of the known world.
'Napoleon of Egypt' is the title given to him by modern egyptologists. He created the largest empire Egypt had ever see, ; no fewer than seventeen campaigns were conducted, and he conquered from Niya in North Syria to the fourth waterfall of the Nile in Nubia and never lost a single battle.
Although he suffered early setbacks he was able to rally his men, learn from his mistakes and saved his people from being destroyed, all against an entrenched, experienced and larger force. He also pushed out the vikings and forced them to surrender constantly
Smbat are geogrian
An Armenian general who eventually sided with the Sassanids because he was exiled from the Eastern Romans, he served as the leading general of the Second Perso- Turkic War with a force of 2000 elites to go up against what some believe, 300, 000 Turks and Hephthalites and ulimately won in 2 years with casualties in Smbat's side being under 100 deep in barbarian territory while most of the Turks were annihilated. It is reported that Smbat killed their leader in hand to hand combat and the Turks were even known for their hand to hand combating skills.
This war is by far underrated, considering the odds.
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