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Famous Generals - Non U.S.

Can you name these famous military generals and admirals from world history?
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Last updated: March 22, 2020
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circa 500 B.C.
Chinese author of "The Art of War"
Sun Tzu
circa 330 B.C.
Greek conqueror of Persia
Alexander the Great
Second Punic War
Famously led his elephants over the Alps to attack Rome
Hannibal
Second Punic War
Roman who conquered Carthage
Scipio Africanus
circa 50 B.C.
Roman who conquered Gaul
Julius Caesar
400s
Known as the "Scourge of God" this Hun briefly
ruled over Central Europe
Attila the Hun
500s
Byzantine general who reconquered Italy under
the emperor Justinian
Belisarius
c. 800
Frankish King who built an empire spanning modern-day
France, Germany, and Italy
Charlemagne
Crusades
Sultan whose reconquest of Jerusalem prompted
the Third Crusade
Saladin
early 1200s
Khan who conquered Central Asia
Genghis Khan
mid 1200s
Khan who conquered China
Kublai Khan
English Civil War
Known as "Old Ironsides" this Roundhead leader
would rule England for five years
Oliver Cromwell
early 1800s
Frenchman who conquered much of Europe
Napoleon Bonaparte
early 1800s
British commander who defeated the above at Waterloo
Duke of Wellington
early 1800s
British admiral who died at the Battle of Trafalgar
Horatio Nelson
WWI
Top German commander of WWI who was
President of Germany after the war
Paul von Hindenburg
WWII
General named "Hero of the Soviet Union" an
unprecedented four separate times
Georgy Zhukov
WWII
Germany's "Desert Fox"
Erwin Rommel
WWII
British commander of D-Day ground forces
Bernard Montgomery
WWII
Leader of the Japanese Navy
Isoroku Yamamoto
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level 71
Mar 22, 2020
Typo in description for Cromwell
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level 85
Mar 23, 2020
I was thinking it must be an obscure clue to someone with a dutch 'aa' in their name...
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level ∞
Mar 23, 2020
Fixed
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level 70
Mar 23, 2020
Belisarius is a fascinating character and a very worthy quiz answer, but he didn't achieve the reconquest of Italy - that was Narses.
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level ∞
Mar 23, 2020
Narses will be accepted for that one now.
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level 77
Mar 25, 2020
One of his greatest achievements was forming the production company that did Magnum P.I. and NCIS. :)
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level 70
Mar 23, 2020
What about Général de Gaulle ???
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level ∞
Mar 23, 2020
As someone pointed out in the earlier version of this quiz, he was a general with no army.
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level 78
Mar 24, 2020
But he's known as a general, contrary to most of the people on this list... when was that denomination invented? Not before the 16th century, I think.
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level 63
Mar 23, 2020
Suggestions: Charles Martell, Fabius Maximus and Simon Bolivar.
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level 75
Mar 24, 2020
Knew I was in trouble when "Tso" & "Motors" weren't accepted.
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level 68
Mar 25, 2020
EVERY TIME I spell Caesar without the first “A”. Can we have a special type in for idiots like me!? Lol