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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 (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known mononymously as Elvis, was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th ...more

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Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Adolf Hitler (German: [ˈadɔlf ˈhɪtlɐ] (listen); 20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician and leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP). He ...more

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Winston Churchill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer. He was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, when ...more

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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 initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd president of the ...more

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George H. W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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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

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Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Henry Alfred Kissinger (; German: [ˈkɪsɪŋɐ]; born Heinz Alfred Kissinger; May 27, 1923) is an American politician, diplomat, and geopolitical consultant who served as United States Secretary of ...more

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Colin Powell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
Colin Luther Powell (; born April 5, 1937) is an American politician and retired four-star general in the United States Army. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security ...more

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Dwight D. Eisenhower is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Charles Bronson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Billy Connolly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Chiang Kai-shek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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John Kerry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Henry Fonda is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Prince Harry, Duke of Su... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Hugo Chávez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Idi Amin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Ferdinand Marcos is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Andrew Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Alain Delon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Timothy McVeigh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Miguel de Cervantes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Muammar al-Gaddafi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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Charles Durning is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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George C. Scott is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Soldiers
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