Statistics for History's Great Generals

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Hint Country of Origin Answer % Correct
He revolutionized the use of artillery when fighting in Egypt and GermanyFrance and CorsicaNapoleon Bonaparte
78%
"Old Ironsides" whose motto was Lord of HostsEnglandOliver Cromwell
48%
South American revolutionary who freed much of the continentSpanish South AmericaSimon Bolivar
39%
General who bested his^ sonRomeScipio Africanus
38%
He was called the Lion of the North until he got lost in a fogSwedenGustav Adolf II Vasa
35%
Broke the Huscarls with a well-timed charge and went from Duke to KingNormandyWilliam the Conqueror
33%
Rebuilder of empires, the first to employ knights, and the grandson of Europe's saviorAachenCharlemagne
27%
Legionary reformer, although his great-great-grandson arguably did moreRomeGaius Marius
24%
Creator of the HetaroiMacedonPhillip of Macedon
23%
Carthaginian commander in the First Punic WarCarthageHamilcar Barca
21%
Despite being crippled as a boy he came closer than anyone to restoring his ancestor's empire and his descendents forged a mighty empire themselvesSamarkandTimur the Lame
15%
He received his title from his enemies for his great honor and won a battle posthumouslyCastilleRodrigo de Vivar aka El Cid Campeador
15%
Inadverently created legionary tactics more than a thousand years after Rome's fall and taught them using buffalo metaphorsNguni tribeShaka Zulu
14%
Recaptured the western Roman Empire but could not hold itEast RomeBelisarius
13%
Avenger of TeutoburgRomeGermanicus Julius Caesar
10%
Genghis Khan's field commanderMongoliaSubotai
10%
The first non-Italian to become Emperor of RomeHispanic RomeVespasian
5%
Daring commander of the Cavalier cavalryBohemiaRupert of the Rhine
3%
He sunk the largest fleet that had been assembled up to that time and invented the wheelbarrowChinaZhuge Liang
2%
Introduced breech-loading rifles and forged GermanyPrussiaHelmuth von Moltke
1%
The Sword of God who was instrumental in Islam's riseArabiaKhalid bin Walid
1%
Beginner of the end of Rome's fallTurkeyAlp Arslan
1%
He broke the power of the Turks foreverFranceEugene of Savoy
1%
Last of the great CondottieriBavariaCount Tilly
0%

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