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

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From reputable, prominent, and well known mercenarys to the lesser known mercenarys of today, these are some of the best professionals in the mercenary field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous mercenarys ever?" and "What are the names of famous mercenarys?" then you're in the right place. (10 items)
William Walker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Mercenarys
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William Walker was an American physician, lawyer, journalist and mercenary, who organized several private military expeditions into Latin America, with the intention of establishing English-speaking colonies under his personal control, an enterprise then known as "filibustering." Walker usurped the ...more

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Critias is a character in the Sacred Band of Stepsons fictional universe. The Stepson 'Critias' is not to be confused with Plato's uncle or Plato's book by that name. Critias, called Fox, joins the Sacred Band of Stepsons as a single mercenary shortly after its formation and remains with the Band ...more

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Robert Michael "Bob" Parr is an English-born New Zealander, television personality and private security contractor best known for his role as Team Leader and Executive Producer of "Shadow Force" on the History Channel. Bob has also won six Emmy Awards for his work with The Amazing Race, and was ...more

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Simon Francis Mann is an English mercenary and former British Army officer. He had been serving a 34-year prison sentence in Equatorial Guinea for his role in a failed coup d'├ętat in 2004, before receiving a presidential pardon on humanitarian grounds on 2 November 2009. Mann was extradited from ...more