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List of famous male soldiers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male soldiers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being soldiers. There are thousand of males working as soldiers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic soldiers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a soldier then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male soldiers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male soldiers?" and "Who are the best male soldiers?"
Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Soldiers
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Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party. He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and F├╝hrer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As effective dictator of Nazi Germany, Hitler was at the centre of World War II in Europe, and the Holocaust. Hitler ...more

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Age: Died at 56 (1889-1945)

Birthplace: Braunau am Inn, Austria

Profession: Politician, Soldier, Writer, Artist

Credits: World War II in HD Colour, Apocalypse: The Second World War

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#17 on The Most Influential People of All Time

#64 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

#25 on The Most Important Military Leaders in World History

#93 on If You Fought To The Death, Who Would You Want By Your Side?

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Winston Churchill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Soldiers
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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was also an officer in the ...more

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Age: Died at 91 (1874-1965)

Birthplace: Blenheim Palace, United Kingdom

Profession: Statesman, Painter, Politician, Journalist Orator, + more

Credits: Young Winston, Churchill's People, The First World War, The Finest Hours

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#7 on The Most Enlightened Leaders in World History

#45 on The Most Influential People of All Time

#27 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

#44 on Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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George H. W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Soldiers
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George Herbert Walker Bush is a retired American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. A Republican, he had previously served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States, a congressman, an ambassador, and Director of Central Intelligence. He is the ...more

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Age: 92

Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Soldier, Entrepreneur

Credits: Journeys with George, Being W, Pursuit of Equality, CBS News Special Report: Joint News Conference

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#2 on The Best U.S. Presidents in the Past 50 Years

#46 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

#54 on Celebrities You Would Not Want as a Stepdad

#3 on The Best One-Term U.S. Presidents

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George Washington is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Soldiers
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George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He presided over the convention that drafted the United States Constitution, which replaced the ...more

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Age: Died at 67 (1732-1799)

Birthplace: Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories Westmoreland County, + more

Profession: Surveyor, Politician, Soldier, Military Officer Farmer, + more

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#1 on The Most Important Military Leaders In US History

#7 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#3 on The Most Enlightened Leaders in World History

#30 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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Colin Powell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Soldiers
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Colin Luther Powell is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under U.S. President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005, the first African American to serve in that position. During his military career, ...more

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Age: 80

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Harlem

Profession: Statesman, Politician, Soldier, Diplomat

Credits: Breath of Freedom, For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots, Anthrax War, Nelson Mandela: The Myth and Me

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#34 on The Most Important Military Leaders In US History

#63 on The Most Beloved US Veterans

#18 on The Best Former US Secretaries of State of All Time

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Dwight D. Eisenhower is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Soldiers
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Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of ...more

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Age: Died at 79 (1890-1969)

Birthplace: Denison, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Politician, Soldier

Credits: The True Glory, Universal Newsreel, Nazi Concentration Camps, Crusade in Europe

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#3 on The Most Important Military Leaders In US History

#16 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

#12 on The Most Beloved US Veterans

#14 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

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Chiang Kai-shek is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Soldiers
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Chiang Kai-shek was a Chinese political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975. He is known as Chiang Chung-cheng or Chiang Chieh-shih in Standard Chinese. Chiang was an influential member of the Kuomintang, the Chinese Nationalist Party, and was ...more

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Age: Died at 88 (1887-1975)

Birthplace: Xikou, China

Profession: Politician, Soldier, Warlord, Generalissimo

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#44 on The Most Influential People of the Cold War

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John Kerry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Soldiers
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John Forbes Kerry is an American politician who is the 68th and current United States Secretary of State. He has served in the United States Senate, and was chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Kerry was the candidate of the Democratic Party in the 2004 presidential election, losing ...more

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Age: 73

Birthplace: Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Prosecutor, Politician, Soldier Military Officer, + more

Credits: Winter Soldier, Winning New Hampshire, Diary of a Political Tourist, Honk for Peace

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#51 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

#34 on Famous Politicians You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#50 on The Best Former US Secretaries of State of All Time

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