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.
Francisco FrancoFrancisco Franco
04 December 1892, Spanish
Dictator of Spain
Douglas MacArthurDouglas MacArthur
26 January 1880, American
 

Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee
19 January 1807, American
Confederate General in the American Civil War

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

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
26 April 1894, German
Deputy Führer

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

Georgy ZhukovGeorgy Zhukov
01 December 1896, Russian
Military Commander
Paul von HindenburgPaul von Hindenburg
02 October 1847, German
General, Second President of Weimar Republic

Sitting BullSitting Bull
1831 AD, American
Warrior
Stonewall JacksonStonewall Jackson
21 January 1824, American
General

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

Emilio AguinaldoEmilio Aguinaldo
22 March 1869, Filipino
First President of the Philippines
Giuseppe GaribaldiGiuseppe Garibaldi
04 July 1807, Italian
Italian Nationalist

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
Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
09 April 1865, German
General of German Army

Friedrich PaulusFriedrich Paulus
23 September 1890, German
Military Officer
Kit CarsonKit Carson
24 December 1809, American
Explorer & Soldier

Smedley ButlerSmedley Butler
30 July 1881, American
 

George B. McClellanGeorge B. McClellan
03 December 1826, American
Soldier

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-PowellRobert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
22 February 1857, British
Founder of the Scout Movement
Alfred DreyfusAlfred Dreyfus
09 October 1859, French
Artillery Officer
Porfirio DíazPorfirio Díaz
15 September 1830, Mexican
Military General, Politician

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

Gerd von RundstedtGerd von Rundstedt
12 December 1875, German
Military Officer
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess CornwallisCharles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis
31 December 1738, British
Former Governor-General of India

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Reginald DyerReginald Dyer
09 October 1864, 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

Douglas Haig, 1st Earl HaigDouglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig
19 June 1861, British
Military Leader
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
José de San MartínJosé de San Martín
25 February 1778, Argentinian, Chilean
Military Leader, Politician

Winfield ScottWinfield Scott
13 June 1786, American
Military Officer

Walter ModelWalter Model
24 January 1891, German
Military Officer
James LongstreetJames Longstreet
08 January 1821, American
General

Charles George GordonCharles George Gordon
28 January 1833, British
British soldier and Administrator
William BlighWilliam Bligh
09 September 1754, British
Military Leader

Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
08 November 1885, Japanese
Japanese General

Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
04 June 1867, Finnish
Military Leader

Alfred Thayer MahanAlfred Thayer Mahan
27 September 1840, American
Naval Officer

Joshua ChamberlainJoshua Chamberlain
08 September 1828, American
Educator & War Hero
J. E. B. StuartJ. E. B. Stuart
06 February 1833, American
Military Leader

Sepp DietrichSepp Dietrich
28 May 1892, German
Military Officer

John Graves SimcoeJohn Graves Simcoe
25 February 1752, British
First Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada

John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge
16 January 1821, American
Former Vice President of the United States
Philip SheridanPhilip Sheridan
06 March 1831, American
Military Leader

August von MackensenAugust von Mackensen
06 December 1849, German
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

Albert PikeAlbert Pike
29 December 1809, American
Military Leader
Ambrose BurnsideAmbrose Burnside
23 May 1824, American
Military Leader

John Bell HoodJohn Bell Hood
01 June 1831, American
Confederate General
Michel NeyMichel Ney
10 January 1769, French
Soldier

Benjamin TallmadgeBenjamin Tallmadge
25 February 1754, American
Military Leader

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

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

Juan José FloresJuan José Flores
19 July 1800, Ecuadorian
First President of Ecuador

Manuel GonzalezManuel González Flores
18 June 1833, Mexican
31st President of Mexico
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

Hermann GoringHermann Goring
12 January 1893, German
German Military Leader

William Barret TravisWilliam Barret Travis
01 August 1809, American
Military Leader
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

Franz HalderFranz Halder
30 June 1884, German
Soldier, Writer, Diarist

Prescott BushPrescott Bush
15 May 1895, American
Politician
Raymond A. SpruanceRaymond A. Spruance
03 July 1886, American
Officer, Diplomat

Jan SmutsJan Smuts
24 May 1870, South African
Botanist, Officer, Lawyer
Paul KrugerPaul Kruger
10 October 1825, South African
Politician

P. G. T. BeauregardP. G. T. Beauregard
28 May 1818, American
Military personnel, Artilleryman, Inventor,

Nestor MakhnoNestor Makhno
07 November 1888, Ukrainian
Author
William B. TravisWilliam B. Travis
01 August 1809, American
Military personnel

Carlos P. GarciaCarlos P. Garcia
04 November 1896, Filipino
Former President
Braxton BraggBraxton Bragg
22 March 1817, American
Officer, Military personnel

Francisco I. MaderoFrancisco I. Madero
30 October 1873, Mexican
Politician, Writer, Musician, Military personnel

Enver PashaEnver Pasha
22 November 1881, Turkish
Military officer

Fedor von BockFedor von Bock
03 December 1880, German
Officer
Walther von BrauchitschWalther von Brauchitsch
04 October 1881, German
Military personnel

Mikhail TukhachevskyMikhail Tukhachevsky
16 February 1893, Russian
Military personnel, Officer
George MeadeGeorge Meade
31 December 1815, Spanish, American
Military personnel

Joseph E. JohnstonJoseph E. Johnston
03 February 1807, American
Politician, Military personnel
William D. LeahyWilliam D. Leahy
06 May 1875, American
Officer, Diplomat

Nana SahibNana Sahib
19 May 1824, Indian
Rebel
Tokugawa YoshinobuTokugawa Yoshinobu
28 October 1837, Japanese
Photographer, Shogun