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100 Most Influential Leaders

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I'm looking for a list of 100 most influential leaders across the world. The list of 100 most influential leaders should include the leaders who really did something great!

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     Here is a list of 100 most influential military leaders of all times:


    George Washington 1732-1799 American general Episcopalian

    2 Napoleon I 1769-1821 French emperor Catholic (nominal)

    3 Alexander the Great 356-323 B.C. Macedonian conqueror Greek state paganism

    4 Genghis Khan ca. 1167-1227 Mongol conqueror Mongolian shamanism

    5 Julius Caesar ca. 100-44 B.C. Roman emperor Roman state paganism

    6 Gustavus Adolphus 1594-1632 Swedish king Lutheran

    7 Francisco Pizarro ca. 1475-1541 Spanish conqueror Catholic

    8 Charlemagne (Charles the Great) 742-814 Frankish king Catholic

    9 Hernando Cortes 1485-1547 Spanish conqueror Catholic

    10 Cyrus the Great ca. 590-ca. 529 B.C. Persian king Zoroastrian

    11 Frederick the Great (Frederick II) 1712-1786 Prussian general

    12 Simon Bolivar 1785-1830 South American liberator Catholic (nominal); Atheist

    13 William the Conqueror ca. 1027-1087 English king Catholic

    14 Adolf Hitler 1889-1945 German dictator Nazism; born/raised in, but rejected Catholicism

    15 Attila the Hun ca. 406-453 Hun conqueror Hun

    16 George Catlett Marshall 1880-1959 American general

    17 Peter the Great 1672-1725 Russian czar Russian Orthodox

    18 Dwight David Eisenhower 1890-1969 American general Jehovah's Witness; Presbyterian

    19 Oliver Cromwell 1599-1658 English general Puritan (Protestant)

    20 Douglas MacArthur 1880-1964 American general

    21 Karl von Clausewitz 1780-1831 Prussian general

    22 Arthur Wellesley (First Duke of Wellington) 1769-1852 British general

    23 Sun Tzu ca. 400-330 B.C. Chinese writer

    24 Hermann-Maurice Comte de Saxe 1696-1750 French marshal

    25 Tamerlane 1336-1405 Tartar conqueror Islam

    26 Antoine Henri Jomini 1779-1869 French general

    27 Eugene of Savoy 1663-1736 Austrian marshal

    28 Fernandez Gonzalo de Cordoba 1453-1515 Spanish general

    29 Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban 1633-1707 French marshal

    30 Hannibal ca. 241-ca. 183 B.C. Carthaginian general

    31 John Churchill (Duke of Marlborough) 1650-1722 English general

    32 Winfield Scott 1786-1866 American general

    33 Ulysses Simpson Grant [Ulysses S. Grant] 1822-1885 American general Presbyterian; Methodist

    34 Scipio Africanus ca. 237-ca. 183 B.C. Roman general

    35 Horatio Nelson 1758-1805 British admiral

    36 John Frederick Charles Fuller 1878-1966 British general

    37 Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne de Turenne 1611-1675 French marshal

    38 Alfred Thayer Mahan 1840-1914 American admiral

    39 Helmuth Karl Bernhard von Moltke 1800-1891 Prussian marshal

    40 Vo Nguyen Giap ca. 1912- Vietnamese general

    41 John Joseph Pershing 1860-1948 American general

    42 Maurice of Nassau 1567-1625 Dutch general

    43 Joan of Arc 1412-1431 French Heroine Catholic

    44 Alan Francis Brooke (Alanbrooke) 1883-1963 British marshal

    45 Jean Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval 1715-1789 French general

    46 Omar Nelson Bradley 1893-1981 American general

    47 Ralph Abercromby 1734-1801 British general

    48 Mao Zedong 1893-1976 Chinese revolutionary Communist; Maoist; atheist

    49 H. Norman Schwarzkopf 1934- American general Lutheran

    50 Alexander Vasilevich Suvorov ca. 1729-1800 Russian marshal

    51 Louis Alexandre Berthier 1753-1815 French marshal

    52 Jose de San Martin 1778-1850 South American revolutionary

    53 Giuseppe Garibaldi 1807-1882 Italian general Catholic

    54 Ivan Stepanovich Konev 1897-1973 Soviet marshal

    55 Suleiman I 1494-1566 Turkish sultan

    56 Colin Campbell 1792-1863 British marshal

    57 Samuel (Sam) Houston 1793-1863 Texan general

    58 Richard I (the Lion-Hearted) 1157-1199 English king

    59 Shaka ca. 1787-1828 Zulu king Zulu

    60 Robert Edward Lee 1807-1870 Confederate general Episcopalian

    61 Chester William Nimitz 1885-1966 American admiral

    62 Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher 1742-1819 Prussian marshal

    63 Bernard Law Montgomery 1887-1976 British marshal

    64 Carl Gustav Emil von Mannerheim 1867-1951 Finnish marshal

    65 H. H. Arnold 1886-1950 American general

    66 Mustafa Kemal (Ataturk) 1881-1938 Turkish general

    67 John Arbuthnot Fisher 1841-1920 British admiral

    68 Heihachiro Togo 1848-1934 Japanese admiral

    69 Moshe Dayan 1915-1981 Isaeli general Jewish

    70 George Konstantinovich Zhukov 1896-1974 Soviet marshal

    71 Ferdinand Foch 1851-1929 French marshal Catholic

    72 Edward I 1239-1307 English king

    73 Selim I ca. 1470-1520 Turkish sultan

    74 Giulio Douhet 1869-1930 Italian general

    75 Heinz Guderian 1888-1954 German general

    76 Lin Piao 1907-1971 Chinese marshal

    77 Isoroku Yamamoto 1884-1943 Japanese admiral

    78 Harold Rupert Alexander 1891-1969 British marshal

    79 Erwin Rommel 1891-1944 German marshal

    80 Lennart Torstensson 1603-1651 Swedish marshal

    81 Saddam Hussein 1937- Iraqi marshal Islam

    82 Fidel Castro 1927- Cuban revolutionary Catholic; Orisha

    83 Horatio Herbert Kitchener 1850-1916 British marshal

    84 Tito 1892-1980 Yugoslav marshal Catholic

    85 Karl Doenitz 1891-1980 German admiral

    86 Kim Il Sung 1912-1994 Korean dictator Communist; Juche

    87 David Glasgow Farragut 1801-1870 American admiral

    88 Garnet Joseph Wolseley 1833-1913 British marshal

    89 Chiang Kai-shek 1878-1975 Chinese nationalist Methodist

    90 Frederick Sleigh Roberts 1832-1914 British marshal

    91 Saladin 1138-1193 Muslim sultan Islam

    92 George Dewey 1837-1917 American admiral

    93 Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Conde 1621-1686 French general

    94 Kurt Student 1890-1978 German general

    95 George S. Patton 1885-1945 American general

    96 Michel Ney 1769-1815 French marshal

    97 Charles XII 1682-1718 Swedish king

    98 Thomas Cochrane 1775-1860 British admiral

    99 Johann Tserclaes von Tilly 1559-1632 Flemish mercenary

    100 Edmund Henry H. Allenby 1861-1936 British marshal

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