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

Stonewall JacksonStonewall Jackson
21 January 1824, American
General

Francisco FrancoFrancisco Franco
04 December 1892, Spanish
Former Caudillo of Spain

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

Douglas MacArthurDouglas MacArthur
26 January 1880, American
 
Braxton BraggBraxton Bragg
22 March 1817, American
Military Leader

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

Albert PikeAlbert Pike
29 December 1809, American
Military Leader
Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle
22 November 1890, French
Former President of France

Otto von BismarckOtto von Bismarck
01 April 1815, German
German Statesman
George Armstrong CusterGeorge Armstrong Custer
05 December 1839, American
Military Officer

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
26 April 1894, German
Deputy Führer

Georgy ZhukovGeorgy Zhukov
01 December 1896, Russian
Military Commander

Paul von HindenburgPaul von Hindenburg
02 October 1847, German
General, Second President of Weimar Republic

Isoroku YamamotoIsoroku Yamamoto
04 April 1884, Japanese
Japanese Naval Officer Who Conceived The Pearl
Sitting BullSitting Bull
1831 AD, American
Warrior

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain
24 April 1856, French
Marshal of France

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

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess CornwallisCharles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis
31 December 1738, British
Former Governor-General of India
James LongstreetJames Longstreet
08 January 1821, American
General

John Graves SimcoeJohn Graves Simcoe
25 February 1752, British
First Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada
Robert Gould ShawRobert Gould Shaw
10 October 1837, American
Military Personnel

John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
13 September 1860, American
US Army Officer During WW I

Giuseppe GaribaldiGiuseppe Garibaldi
04 July 1807, Italian
Italian Nationalist
George B. McClellanGeorge B. McClellan
03 December 1826, American
Soldier

J. E. B. StuartJ. E. B. Stuart
06 February 1833, American
Military Leader
George MarshallGeorge Marshall
31 December 1880, American
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army

Frederick III, German EmperorFrederick III, German Emperor
18 October 1831, German
King

Kit CarsonKit Carson
24 December 1809, American
Explorer & Soldier
Joshua ChamberlainJoshua Chamberlain
08 September 1828, American
Educator & War Hero

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Gerd von RundstedtGerd von Rundstedt
12 December 1875, German
Military Officer
Friedrich PaulusFriedrich Paulus
23 September 1890, German
Military Officer

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

Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl KitchenerHerbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
24 June 1850, Irish, British
Field Marshal

Benjamin TallmadgeBenjamin Tallmadge
25 February 1754, American
Military Leader
Franz von PapenFranz von Papen
29 October 1879, German
Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany
Winfield ScottWinfield Scott
13 June 1786, American
Military Officer

Philip SheridanPhilip Sheridan
06 March 1831, American
Military Leader

Charles George GordonCharles George Gordon
28 January 1833, British
British soldier and Administrator

Smedley ButlerSmedley Butler
30 July 1881, American
 
Emilio AguinaldoEmilio Aguinaldo
22 March 1869, Filipino
First President of the Philippines

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

Reginald DyerReginald Dyer
09 October 1864, British
Military Leader

John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge
16 January 1821, American
Former Vice President of the United States

Matthew C. PerryMatthew C. Perry
10 April 1794, American
Naval Officer
Alfred DreyfusAlfred Dreyfus
09 October 1859, French
Artillery Officer

Porfirio DíazPorfirio Díaz
15 September 1830, Mexican
Military General, Politician
William BlighWilliam Bligh
09 September 1754, British
Military Leader

Walter ModelWalter Model
24 January 1891, German
Military Officer

Joseph E. JohnstonJoseph E. Johnston
03 February 1807, American
Officer
George PickettGeorge Pickett
16 January 1825, American
Army Officer

George MeadeGeorge Meade
31 December 1815, Spanish, American
Army Officer
Vicente GuerreroVicente Guerrero
10 August 1782, Mexican
President

Joachim MuratJoachim Murat
25 March 1767, French
Marshal of France

Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
08 November 1885, Japanese
Japanese General

Michel NeyMichel Ney
10 January 1769, French
Soldier

Sepp DietrichSepp Dietrich
28 May 1892, German
Military Officer
Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
04 June 1867, Finnish
Military Leader

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

Józef PiłsudskiJózef Piłsudski
05 December 1867, Polish
Statesman

José de San MartínJosé de San Martín
25 February 1778, Argentinian, Chilean
Military Leader, Politician
Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia
04 December 1878, Russian
Military Leader

David FarragutDavid Farragut
05 July 1801, American
Officer
Ambrose BurnsideAmbrose Burnside
23 May 1824, American
Military Leader

Mikhail TukhachevskyMikhail Tukhachevsky
16 February 1893, Russian
Military leader

Erich RaederErich Raeder
24 April 1876, German
Admiral
Enver PashaEnver Pasha
22 November 1881, Turkish
Military Officer

Henry H. ArnoldHenry H. Arnold
25 June 1886, 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

Hari Singh NalwaHari Singh Nalwa
1791 AD, Indian
Military Commander
George DeweyGeorge Dewey
26 December 1837, American
Military Leader

Abner DoubledayAbner Doubleday
26 June 1819, American
Military Leader
Alfred Thayer MahanAlfred Thayer Mahan
27 September 1840, American
Naval Officer

Victoriano HuertaVictoriano Huerta
22 March 1850, Mexican
Former President of Mexico

Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper
21 March 1856, 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
Adna ChaffeeAdna Chaffee
14 April 1842, American
Army General

P.G.T. BeauregardP.G.T. Beauregard
28 May 1818, American
Army General

George PattonGeorge Patton
11 November 1885, German, American
Military Officer

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

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

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

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

Anton HausAnton Haus
13 June 1851, Austrian, Croatian, Slovenian
Naval officer
Hermann GoringHermann Goring
12 January 1893, German
German Military Leader

George Smith Patton, Jr.George S. Patton
11 November 1885, American
General
William Halsey Jr.William Halsey Jr.
30 October 1882, American
Military officer

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of AustriaArchduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
18 December 1863, Austrian
Heir presumptive
Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and StrathearnPrince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn
02 November 1767, British
Military officer
Antonio López de Santa AnnaAntonio López de Santa Anna
21 February 1794, Mexican
Politician, Officer, Military personnel