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List of Famous Army Officers

Updated October 13, 2018 26.2k views1.0k items

List of famous army officers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top army officers in the world? This includes the most prominent army officers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable army officers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic army officers 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 officers.

Everyone from George Washington to Dwight D. Eisenhower is included on this list.

From reputable, prominent, and well known army officers to the lesser known army officers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the army officer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous army officers ever?" and "What are the names of famous army officers?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
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  • John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
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  • George H. W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
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  • Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
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  • George Washington is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
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  • Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician and philanthropist who... more
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  • James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American actor and military... more

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  • Ernest Borgnine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    Ernest Borgnine (born January 24, 1917 – July 8, 2012) was an American actor whose career... more
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  • Dwight D. Eisenhower is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower ( EYE-zən-how-ər; October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an... more
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  • Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served... more

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  • Christopher Lee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer... more
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  • John McCain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    John Sidney McCain III (August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018) was an American politician and... more

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  • Prince Philip, Duke of Edinbur is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
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  • John Kerry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
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  • Napoleon Bonaparte is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
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  • Pat Robertson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
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  • Douglas MacArthur is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 – April 5, 1964) was an American... more

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  • Oliver North is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    Oliver Laurence North (born October 7, 1943) is an American political commentator, television... more
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  • Donald Rumsfeld is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    Donald Henry Rumsfeld (born July 9, 1932) is an American former politician. Rumsfeld served as... more

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  • Kris Kristofferson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
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  • Francisco Franco is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    Francisco Franco Bahamonde (; Spanish: [fɾanˈθisʲko ˈfɾaŋko]; 4 December 1892 – 20 November... more

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  • Muammar al-Gaddafi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar Gaddafi (; c. 1942 – 20 October 2011), commonly known as Colonel... more
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  • Hideki Tōjō is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    Hideki Tojo (Kyūjitai: 東條 英機; Shinjitai: 東条 英機; Tōjō Hideki ; 30 December 1884 – 23 December... more

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  • Ariel Sharon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    Ariel Sharon (Hebrew: אֲרִיאֵל שָׁרוֹן; IPA: [aʁiˈ(ʔ)el ʃaˈʁon] (listen), Ariʼēl Sharōn, also... more
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  • Jackie Cooper is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
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  • Hermann Göring is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Army Officers
    Hermann Wilhelm Göring (or Goering; German: [ˈɡøːʁɪŋ] (listen); 12 January 1893 – 15 October... more
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