Photo: Freebase/CC-BY History The Greatest Heroes of Mankind Polar Bear 15.7k votes 1.8k voters 43.3k views Photo: uploaded by Polar Bear 1 Alexander the Great Macedonian king and greatest military leader ever. Defeated Persian King Darius III in several battles and conquered the huge Persian Empire. Agree or disagree? Photo: uploaded by Polar Bear 2 Joan of Arc Turned the tide in the Hundred Years' War. Was burned by the British suppressors. French national heroine. Agree or disagree? Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Public domain 3 George Washington Important Leader in the American revolution, founder and first President of the United States. Agree or disagree? Photo: uploaded by Polar Bear 4 Nikola Jurišić Great Croatian hero, with only 750 men, he defended the small Hungarian town Kőszeg against a Turkish army of over 100.000 soldiers. Agree or disagree?