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List of Famous Soldiers

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of people, like Pat Tillman and George Washington, in it. Featuring soldiers in history, military soldiers, army soldiers, American soldiers, and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known soldiers to the lesser known soldiers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the soldier field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous soldiers ever?" and "What are the names of famous soldiers?" then you're in the right place. 
Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Elvis Aaron Presley was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as "the King of Rock and ...more
Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party. He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As ...more
Winston Churchill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely ...more
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the ...more
George H. W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 - November 30, 2018) was an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Prior to assuming the ...more
George Washington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He presided over the ...more
Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Henry Alfred Kissinger is an American diplomat and political scientist. He served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as Secretary of State in the administrations of Presidents ...more
Colin Powell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Colin Luther Powell is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under U.S. President George W. ...more
Dwight D. Eisenhower is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during WWII and served as Supreme ...more
Charles Bronson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Charles Bronson was an American film and television actor. He starred in films such as Once Upon a Time in the West, The Magnificent Seven, The Dirty Dozen, The Great Escape, Rider on the Rain, ...more
Billy Connolly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
William "Billy" Connolly, CBE is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor. He is sometimes known, especially in his native Scotland, by the nickname "The Big Yin". ...more
Chiang Kai-shek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Chiang Kai-shek was a Chinese political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975. He is known as Chiang Chung-cheng or Chiang Chieh-shih in ...more
John Kerry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
John Forbes Kerry is an American politician who is the 68th and current United States Secretary of State. He has served in the United States Senate, and was chairman of the Senate Foreign ...more
Henry Fonda is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Henry Jaynes Fonda was an American film and stage actor with a career spanning five decades. He made his Hollywood debut in 1935, and his career gained momentum after his Academy Award-nominated ...more
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Prince Henry, Duke of Sussex (Henry Charles Albert David; born 15 September 1984), known as Prince Harry, is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales. His ...more
Hugo Chávez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías was a Venezuelan politician and the President of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013. He was the leader of the Fifth Republic Movement from its ...more
Idi Amin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Idi Amin Dada was the third President of Uganda, ruling from 1971 to 1979. Amin joined the British colonial regiment, the King's African Rifles in 1946, serving in Kenya and Uganda. Eventually, ...more
Ferdinand Marcos is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos was a Filipino lawyer and politician who served as President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. In the earlier part of his presidency, he was known for his ...more
Andrew Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States. He was born near the end of the colonial era, somewhere near the then-unmarked border between North and South Carolina, into a ...more
Alain Delon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon is a French actor and businessman, with French-Swiss dual citizenship since 1999. He rose quickly to stardom, and by the age of 23 was already being compared ...more
Timothy McVeigh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Timothy James "Tim" McVeigh was an American who committed an act of domestic terrorism by detonating a truck bomb in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on ...more
Miguel de Cervantes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, often known mononymously as Cervantes, was a Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright. His magnum opus, Don Quixote, considered to be the first modern European novel, ...more
Muammar al-Gaddafi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi, commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi, was a Libyan revolutionary and politician who governed Libya as its primary leader from 1969 to 2011. Taking power in a ...more
Charles Durning is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Charles Edward Durning was an American actor, with appearances in over 200 movies, television shows and plays. Durning's memorable roles included the Oscar-winning The Sting and Dog Day ...more
George C. Scott is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
George Campbell Scott was an American stage and film actor, director, and producer. He was best known for his stage work, as well as his portrayal of General George S. Patton in the film Patton, ...more