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In 1066, he beat Harold Godwinson to conquer England
Athenian politician who won the battle of Salamis in 480
Known as Black Jack, this general pursued Pancho Villa and was a 5 star US general during WWI
Defeated the British siege at Orleans, and later claimed a saint.
Most famous Russian general during WWII, he defeated Nazi Germany at Stalingrad.
Led the KMT during the Chinese Civil War and later helped establish Taiwan
Liberated much of South America along with Jose de San Martin and O'Higgins
United the warring Zulu tribes, and became southern Africa's most famous military leader
Led US forces in the WWII Africa campaign
An ostentatious commander of Royalist forces during the English Civil War, he showed suprising military genius
Conquered much of the known world, he was the son of Philip II
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Died after the Battle of Chancellorsville, the second most famous Confederate general
Chieften of the Nez Perce Indians, he avoided US forces under Nelson Miles but finally decided from where the sun stood, he would fight no longer.
Famous king of the Teutonic kingdoms and later Holy Roman Emperor. Drowned in an oasis during the Third Crusade in the 12th century
The moniker of a Missouri city, this French King launched crusades and was cannonized.
Finally conquered Constantinople in 1453 for the Ottoman Turks
Fought battles such as the Battle of the Pyramids, Borodino, and Austerlitz. Died on St. Helena
Lawman of Tombstone Arizon who won the OK Corral Gun Fight along with his partner Doc Holliday.
Served as commander-in-chief of US forces during the Gulf War, he is known as 'Stormin' ....'
Crossed the Rubicon and pissed everyone off. Veni vidi vici.
Served as leader of British forces during the War of Spanish Succession, he is the ancestor of a famous British PM.
Japanese Admiral who died after his plane was targeted. He feared all they had done was awoken a sleeping giant according to a movie.

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