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Alexander the Great is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Heroes of Mankind
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Alexander the Great


Macedonian king and greatest military leader ever. Defeated Persian King Darius III in several battles and conquered the huge Persian Empire.
Joan of Arc is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Heroes of Mankind
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Joan of Arc


Turned the tide in the Hundred Years' War. Was burned by the British suppressors. French national heroine. see more on Joan of Arc
Charles Martel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Heroes of Mankind
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Charles Martel


Brave Frankish leader, stopped the Arab invasion of Europe by his great victory at the Battle of Tours in 732. see more on Charles Martel
Frederick the Great is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Heroes of Mankind
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Frederick the Great


Defeated the Saxons and Austrians in the Silesian Wars, won several great battles in the Seven Years' War, braved Russia, Saxony, Austria, Sweden and France and made Prussia to an European superpower.