Top Ten Military Generals of All Time


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161 Justinian I

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.

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163 Thutmose III

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.

164 Baldwin I of Jerusalem
165 Chesty Puller

A god to the Marine Corps. Great combat leader, not long on brains.

We are surrounded "now we have them just were we want them"!

166 Jannie Geldenhuys

Military general who won the war in Angola yet simultaneously negotiated peace in that same country.

167 Ahmad Shah Massoud

Brilliant man who repelled the Red Army, who's loss in Afghanistan led to the collapse of the Soviet Union and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Had little resources given to him yet inflicted most of the damage to the communists in the Soviet-Afghan War.

The reason of all fights in Afghanistan A controlled man by america

The most intelligent commander of the whole history who defeated soviet union with bear hands and few soldiers. and resisted against Taleban which after him US army couldn't over come on this terrorist group for more than 15 years.

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168 Bohdan Khmelnytsky
169 Giuseppe Garibaldi

Really needs to be in this list

Guys... he pretty much united Italy alongside Camillo Cavour

170 Saad el-Shazly

He was an Egyption general during October war 1973 between Egypt and Israel, his opinions would avoid the Egyption army from big losses but "sadat" high supreme leader back then, refused his opinions.

After war he became the Egyption ambassador to england

171 Sima Yi

Strategist of Wei and later founder of the Jin Dinasty. He was no doubt one the masterminds of his era, serving Cao Cao and later Cao Pi. Both in administration and field strategist, he surpassed every expectations. Better than Zhuge Liang for shure.

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172 Cesare Borgia
173 Umar I

He conquered 85% of the known world. Police systems and modern spy systems were used by him for the first time in history. He defeated 4000 year old roman and Persian empires by leading his viligant and brave army

Amir ul momineen

174 Pompey

He never lost the battle and his 50-year military career, except to Caesar when he was nearly 80 years old and had dementia.

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175 Honda Tadakatsu

A Japanese general during Sengoku Era under Tokugawa Ieyasu who is known to be his greatest general and had won countless battle during 16th century. He is said to be the only Samurai who didn't suffer severe wou during the warring

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176 Tun Perak

Tun Perak was a great Silat Guru. Defeated Bruce Lee in one on one combat.

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177 Hazi Aslanov
178 Sargon the Great

He established the first standing army ever known to human SARGON of Akkad ( assyrian)

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179 Guan Yu

An extraordinary person filled with valour, courage and loyalty. A general with superior blade skills and bravery who fears nothing.

180 Tom of Finland

He fought heroically as an officer against the invading Russian hordes.

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