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

Francisco FrancoFrancisco Franco

04 December 1892

Spanish

Douglas MacArthurDouglas MacArthur

26 January 1880

American

Otto von BismarckOtto von Bismarck

01 April 1815

German

Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle

22 November 1890

French

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess

26 April 1894

German

Nathan Bedford ForrestNathan Bedford Forrest

13 July 1821

American

George Armstrong CusterGeorge Armstrong Custer

05 December 1839

American

William Tecumseh ShermanWilliam Tecumseh Sherman

08 February 1820

American

Georgy ZhukovGeorgy Zhukov

01 December 1896

Russian

Paul von HindenburgPaul von Hindenburg

02 October 1847

German

Sitting BullSitting Bull

1831 AD

American

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John French, 1st Earl of YpresJohn French, 1st Earl of Ypres

28 September 1852

British

Stonewall JacksonStonewall Jackson

21 January 1824

American

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain

24 April 1856

French

Giuseppe GaribaldiGiuseppe Garibaldi

04 July 1807

Italian

Isoroku YamamotoIsoroku Yamamoto

04 April 1884

Japanese

George MarshallGeorge Marshall

31 December 1880

American

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Kit CarsonKit Carson

24 December 1809

American

Charles George GordonCharles George Gordon

28 January 1833

British

Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff

09 April 1865

German

Smedley ButlerSmedley Butler

30 July 1881

American

Alfred JodlAlfred Jodl

10 May 1890

German

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Joshua ChamberlainJoshua Chamberlain

08 September 1828

American

John Graves SimcoeJohn Graves Simcoe

25 February 1752

British

John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge

16 January 1821

American

Benjamin TallmadgeBenjamin Tallmadge

25 February 1754

American

George PattonGeorge Patton

11 November 1885

German,American

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Manuel GonzalezManuel González Flores

18 June 1833

Mexican

Mustafa Kemal AtaturkMustafa Kemal Ataturk

19 May 1881

Turkish

Juan José FloresJuan José Flores

19 July 1800

Ecuadorian

Joaquin Eufrasio BuzmanJoaquín Eufrasio Guzmán

1801 AD

Salvadoran

Hermann GoringHermann Goring

12 January 1893

German

Anton HausAnton Haus

13 June 1851

Austrian,Croatian,Slovenian

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Sun Yat-senSun Yat-sen

12 November 1866

Chinese,American

Reginald DyerReginald Dyer

09 October 1864

British

Antonio López de Santa AnnaAntonio López de Santa Anna

21 February 1794

Mexican

John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing

13 September 1860

American

Jimmy DoolittleJimmy Doolittle

14 December 1896

American

Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz

24 February 1885

American

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Erich von MansteinErich von Manstein

24 November 1887

German

Nana SahibNana Sahib

19 May 1824

Indian

George B. McClellanGeorge B. McClellan

03 December 1826

American

Gerd von RundstedtGerd von Rundstedt

12 December 1875

German

James LongstreetJames Longstreet

08 January 1821

Indonesian,American

Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl KitchenerHerbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener

24 June 1850

Irish,British

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Alfred DreyfusAlfred Dreyfus

09 October 1859

French

Friedrich PaulusFriedrich Paulus

23 September 1890

German

Jan SmutsJan Smuts

24 May 1870

South African

Walter ModelWalter Model

24 January 1891

German

Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim

04 June 1867

Finnish,Polish

P. G. T. BeauregardP. G. T. Beauregard

28 May 1818

American

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Douglas Haig, 1st Earl HaigDouglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig

19 June 1861

British

Albert PikeAlbert Pike

29 December 1809

American

Philip SheridanPhilip Sheridan

06 March 1831

American

Wilhelm CanarisWilhelm Canaris

01 January 1887

German

J. E. B. StuartJ. E. B. Stuart

06 February 1833

American

John Bell HoodJohn Bell Hood

01 June 1831

American

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August von MackensenAugust von Mackensen

06 December 1849

German

William B. TravisWilliam B. Travis

01 August 1809

American

Nestor MakhnoNestor Makhno

07 November 1888

Ukrainian

Helmuth von Moltke the ElderHelmuth von Moltke the Elder

26 October 1800

German

Francisco I. MaderoFrancisco I. Madero

30 October 1873

Mexican

Paul KrugerPaul Kruger

10 October 1825

South African

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George PickettGeorge Pickett

16 January 1825

American

Erich RaederErich Raeder

24 April 1876

German

Enver PashaEnver Pasha

22 November 1881

Turkish

George MeadeGeorge Meade

31 December 1815

Spanish,American

Ambrose BurnsideAmbrose Burnside

23 May 1824

American

Fedor von BockFedor von Bock

03 December 1880

German

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Braxton BraggBraxton Bragg

22 March 1817

American

Joseph E. JohnstonJoseph E. Johnston

03 February 1807

American

Tokugawa YoshinobuTokugawa Yoshinobu

28 October 1837

Japanese

Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck

29 June 1880

German

Walther von BrauchitschWalther von Brauchitsch

04 October 1881

German

Paul HausserPaul Hausser

07 October 1880

German

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Mikhail TukhachevskyMikhail Tukhachevsky

16 February 1893

Russian

Tadamichi KuribayashiTadamichi Kuribayashi

07 July 1891

Japanese

Mark W. ClarkMark W. Clark

01 May 1896

American