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List of Famous Army Generals

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List of famous army generals, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top army generals in the world? This includes the most prominent army generals, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable army generals is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic army generals were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned army generals.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known army generals to the lesser known army generals of today, these are some of the best professionals in the army general field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous army generals ever?" and "What are the names of famous army generals?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
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    Alejo Julio Argentino Roca Paz (July 17, 1843 – October 19, 1914) was an army general who served as 8th President of Argentina from 12 October 1880 to 12 October 1886 and 13th from 12 October 1898 to 12 October 1904. Roca is the most important representatives of the Generation of '80 and is known for directing the "Conquest of the Desert", a series of military campaigns against the indigenous peoples of Patagonia. During his two terms as president, many important changes occurred, particularly major infrastructure projects of railroads and port facilities; increased foreign investment, particularly from Great Britain; large-scale immigration from southern Europe; expansion of the...  more
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    Juan Francisco Velasco Alvarado (June 16, 1910 – December 24, 1977) was a left-wing Peruvian General who served as the 58th President of Peru from 1968 to 1975 under the title "[1st] President of the Revolutionary Government of the Armed Forces"....  more
  • Ricardo Pérez Godoy

    Ricardo Pío Pérez Godoy (9 June 1905 – 26 July 1982) was a general of the Peruvian army who launched a coup d'état in July 1962, headed a military junta until March 1963 and served as the 55th President of Peru (1st President of the Military Junta). Three main candidates participated in the Peruvian presidential elections of 10 June 1962: Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre, founder and leader of the APRA, future president Fernando Belaúnde, and former dictator Manuel A. Odría. Haya de la Torre gained most of the votes according to the official results, one percentage point ahead of Belaúnde. However, none of the candidates reached the margin of one-third of the votes needed to become president....  more