19th Century Military Leaders
Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Military Leaders, including Dwight D. Eisenhower, Charles de Gaulle, George S. Patton, Otto von Bismarck and Erwin Rommel.
Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee
19 January 1807, American
Confederate General in the American Civil War
Douglas MacArthurDouglas MacArthur
26 January 1880, American
 

Francisco FrancoFrancisco Franco
04 December 1892, Spanish
Dictator of Spain

Otto von BismarckOtto von Bismarck
01 April 1815, German
German Statesman

Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle
22 November 1890, French
Former President of France

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
26 April 1894, German
Deputy Führer
Isoroku YamamotoIsoroku Yamamoto
04 April 1884, Japanese
Japanese Naval Officer Who Conceived The Pearl

William Tecumseh ShermanWilliam Tecumseh Sherman
08 February 1820, American
General in the Union Army During the American

George Armstrong CusterGeorge Armstrong Custer
05 December 1839, American
Military Officer
Paul von HindenburgPaul von Hindenburg
02 October 1847, German
General, Second President of Weimar Republic

Georgy ZhukovGeorgy Zhukov
01 December 1896, Russian
Military Commander
Stonewall JacksonStonewall Jackson
21 January 1824, American
General

Sitting BullSitting Bull
1831 AD, American
Warrior

Nathan Bedford ForrestNathan Bedford Forrest
13 July 1821, American
Military commander

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain
24 April 1856, French
Marshal of France

John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
13 September 1860, American
US Army Officer During WW I
Kit CarsonKit Carson
24 December 1809, American
Explorer & Soldier

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-PowellRobert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
22 February 1857, British
Founder of the Scout Movement

Emilio AguinaldoEmilio Aguinaldo
22 March 1869, Filipino
First President of the Philippines

Giuseppe GaribaldiGiuseppe Garibaldi
04 July 1807, Italian
Italian Nationalist
Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
09 April 1865, German
General of German Army

George B. McClellanGeorge B. McClellan
03 December 1826, American
Soldier
Friedrich PaulusFriedrich Paulus
23 September 1890, German
Military Officer

Alfred DreyfusAlfred Dreyfus
09 October 1859, French
Artillery Officer

Frederick III, German EmperorFrederick III, German Emperor
18 October 1831, German
King
George MarshallGeorge Marshall
31 December 1880, American
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army

Smedley ButlerSmedley Butler
30 July 1881, American
 
Porfirio DíazPorfirio Díaz
15 September 1830, Mexican
Military General, Politician

Gerd von RundstedtGerd von Rundstedt
12 December 1875, German
Military Officer

Robert Gould ShawRobert Gould Shaw
10 October 1837, American
Military Personnel
Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl KitchenerHerbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
24 June 1850, Irish, British
Field Marshal

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Reginald DyerReginald Dyer
09 October 1864, British
Military Leader
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess CornwallisCharles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis
31 December 1738, British
Former Governor-General of India

Douglas Haig, 1st Earl HaigDouglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig
19 June 1861, British
Military Leader

Alfred JodlAlfred Jodl
10 May 1890, German
Military Commander, Nazi War Criminal

Joachim MuratJoachim Murat
25 March 1767, French
Marshal of France
Winfield ScottWinfield Scott
13 June 1786, American
Military Officer
Charles George GordonCharles George Gordon
28 January 1833, British
British soldier and Administrator

Matthew C. PerryMatthew C. Perry
10 April 1794, American
Naval Officer

Franz von PapenFranz von Papen
29 October 1879, German
Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany

James LongstreetJames Longstreet
08 January 1821, American
General
Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
08 November 1885, Japanese
Japanese General

José de San MartínJosé de San Martín
25 February 1778, Argentinian, Chilean
Military Leader, Politician

Walter ModelWalter Model
24 January 1891, German
Military Officer

William BlighWilliam Bligh
09 September 1754, British
Military Leader

Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
04 June 1867, Finnish
Military Leader
Joshua ChamberlainJoshua Chamberlain
08 September 1828, American
Educator & War Hero

John Graves SimcoeJohn Graves Simcoe
25 February 1752, British
First Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada
Philip SheridanPhilip Sheridan
06 March 1831, American
Military Leader

August von MackensenAugust von Mackensen
06 December 1849, German
Military Leader

Albert PikeAlbert Pike
29 December 1809, American
Military Leader
John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge
16 January 1821, American
Former Vice President of the United States

Sepp DietrichSepp Dietrich
28 May 1892, German
Military Officer
Alfred Thayer MahanAlfred Thayer Mahan
27 September 1840, American
Naval Officer

J. E. B. StuartJ. E. B. Stuart
06 February 1833, American
Military Leader

Braxton BraggBraxton Bragg
22 March 1817, American
Military Leader

Helmuth von Moltke the ElderHelmuth von Moltke the Elder
26 October 1800, German
General, Historian

Erich RaederErich Raeder
24 April 1876, German
Admiral
Ambrose BurnsideAmbrose Burnside
23 May 1824, American
Military Leader

John Bell HoodJohn Bell Hood
01 June 1831, American
Confederate General

Joseph E. JohnstonJoseph E. Johnston
03 February 1807, American
Officer

Michel NeyMichel Ney
10 January 1769, French
Soldier
Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia
04 December 1878, Russian
Military Leader

George DeweyGeorge Dewey
26 December 1837, American
Military Leader
Benjamin TallmadgeBenjamin Tallmadge
25 February 1754, American
Military Leader

Vicente GuerreroVicente Guerrero
10 August 1782, Mexican
President

Victoriano HuertaVictoriano Huerta
22 March 1850, Mexican
Former President of Mexico
Abner DoubledayAbner Doubleday
26 June 1819, American
Military Leader

John French, 1st Earl of YpresJohn French, 1st Earl of Ypres
28 September 1852, British
British Army Officer
Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of AlameinBernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
17 November 1887, British
Allied Commander in World War II

Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper
21 March 1856, American
Military Leader

George PattonGeorge Patton
11 November 1885, German, American
Military Officer
P.G.T. BeauregardP.G.T. Beauregard
28 May 1818, American
Army General

Manuel GonzalezManuel González Flores
18 June 1833, Mexican
31st President of Mexico
Juan José FloresJuan José Flores
19 July 1800, Ecuadorian
First President of Ecuador

Mustafa Kemal AtaturkMustafa Kemal Ataturk
19 May 1881, Turkish
Founder of the Republic of Turkey,

Joaquin Eufrasio BuzmanJoaquín Eufrasio Guzmán
1801 AD, Salvadoran
Former President of El Salvador

Anton HausAnton Haus
13 June 1851, Austrian, Croatian, Slovenian
Naval officer
William Barret TravisWilliam Barret Travis
01 August 1809, American
Military Leader
Hermann GoringHermann Goring
12 January 1893, German
German Military Leader

Józef PiłsudskiJózef Piłsudski
05 December 1867, Polish
Statesman

Walter KruegerWalter Krueger
26 January 1881, American
Military personnel

Antonio López de Santa AnnaAntonio López de Santa Anna
21 February 1794, Mexican
Politician, Officer, Military personnel
Alvin YorkAlvin York
13 December 1887, American
Soldier

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
13 September 1887, American
Military Leader

Richard E. ByrdRichard E. Byrd
25 October 1888, American
Naval officer

Prescott BushPrescott Bush
15 May 1895, American
Politician

Jan SmutsJan Smuts
24 May 1870, South African
Botanist, Officer, Lawyer
Raymond A. SpruanceRaymond A. Spruance
03 July 1886, American
Officer, Diplomat

Horatio GatesHoratio Gates
26 July 1727, American
Army General
P. G. T. BeauregardP. G. T. Beauregard
28 May 1818, American
Military personnel, Artilleryman, Inventor,

Carlos P. GarciaCarlos P. Garcia
04 November 1896, Filipino
Former President
William B. TravisWilliam B. Travis
01 August 1809, American
Military personnel
Nestor MakhnoNestor Makhno
07 November 1888, Ukrainian
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