United States Military Academy

Discover the notable alumni of United States Military Academy. The list includes people like Buzz Aldrin, Ulysses S. Grant, Edgar Allan Poe, Douglas MacArthur & Jefferson Davis. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, miscellaneous, writers, lawyers & judges and sportspersons etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
(34th President of the United States (1953–1961))

Dwight D. Eisenhower
60
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 14, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Denison, Texas, United States
Died: March 28, 1969

 2 
Ulysses S. Grant
(Civil War Hero and the 18th President of the United States)

Ulysses S. Grant
26
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 27, 1822
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Point Pleasant, Ohio, United States
Died: July 23, 1885

 3 
Edgar Allan Poe
(Writer and Poet - Widely Regarded as a Central Figure of Romanticism in the United States)

Edgar Allan Poe
27
Birthdate: January 19, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7, 1849

 4 
Robert E. Lee
(Confederate General in the American Civil War)

Robert E. Lee
86
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 19, 1807
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stratford, Virginia, United States
Died: October 12, 1870

 5 
George Patton
(Military General)

George Patton
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 11, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Gabriel, California, United States
Died: December 21, 1945
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 6 
Douglas MacArthur
(Military officer)

Douglas MacArthur
20
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Died: April 5, 1964
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 7 
Buzz Aldrin
(Fighter pilot, Astronaut, Engineer)

Buzz Aldrin
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 20, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States
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 8 
Stonewall Jackson
(Military leader)

Stonewall Jackson
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 21, 1824
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States
Died: May 10, 1863

 9 
William Tecumseh Sherman
(Former Commanding General of the United States Army)

William Tecumseh Sherman
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lancaster, Ohio, United States
Died: February 14, 1891

 10 
Jefferson Davis
(Former President of the Confederate States of America)

Jefferson Davis
40
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 3, 1808
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fairview, Kentucky, United States
Died: December 6, 1889

 11 
John J. Pershing
(Military officer)

John J. Pershing
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 13, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Laclede, Missouri, United States
Died: July 15, 1948

 12 
Michael Collins
(NASA Astronaut, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 11 (the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon))

Michael Collins
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Kingdom of Italy
Died: April 28, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 13 
Mike Krzyzewski
(Basketball player)

Mike Krzyzewski
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 14 
Omar Bradley
(1st Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1949-53))

Omar Bradley
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 12, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clark, Missouri, United States
Died: April 8, 1981

 15 
David Petraeus
(Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (2011-12))

David Petraeus
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 16 
Alejandro Villanueva
(American Football player)

Alejandro Villanueva
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 17 
Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
(United States Army General)

Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 27, 2012

 18 
H. R. McMaster
(25th United States National Security Advisor (Feb 2017 - Apr 2018))

H. R. McMaster
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 19 

Mark Valley
3
Birthdate: December 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ogdensburg, New York
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 20 
Lloyd Austin
(Military personnel)

Lloyd Austin
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mobile

 21 
Wesley Clark
(General)

Wesley Clark
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 22 
Matthew Ridgway
(Military officer)

Matthew Ridgway
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 3, 1895
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hampton, Virginia, United States
Died: July 26, 1993

 23 
Ed White
(Engineer)

Ed White
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 14, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: January 27, 1967

 24 
James Longstreet
(United States Minister to the Ottoman Empire (1880-81))

James Longstreet
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1821
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Edgefield, South Carolina, United States
Died: January 2, 1904
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 25 
Frank Borman
(Air force officer, Test pilot, Astronaut, Autobiographer, Aviator)

Frank Borman
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 14, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gary

 26 
J. E. B. Stuart
(Confederate States Army General)

J. E. B. Stuart
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1833
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Patrick County, Virginia, United States
Died: May 12, 1864

 27 
Ambrose Burnside
(United States Senator from Rhode Island (1875-81))

Ambrose Burnside
3
Birthdate: May 23, 1824
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liberty, Indiana, United States
Died: September 13, 1881

 28 
Philip Sheridan
(Military Officer)

Philip Sheridan
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 6, 1831
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: August 5, 1888
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 29 
John Eisenhower
(Diplomat, Military historian, Author, Writer, Biographer)

John Eisenhower
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 3, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Denver
Died: December 21, 2013

 30 
Alexander Haig
(United States Secretary of State (1981-82))

Alexander Haig
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 20, 2010

 31 
George Meade
(Army Officer)

George Meade
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 31, 1815
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cádiz, Spain
Died: November 6, 1872

 32 
Henry H. Arnold
(Military Leader)

Henry H. Arnold
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 25, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 15, 1950

 33 
Mike Pompeo
(Politician)

Mike Pompeo
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Orange, California, U.S.
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 34 
Lon Horiuchi
(American former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) sniper and former United States Army officer who was involved in the 1992 Ruby Ridge standoff and 1993 Waco siege)

Lon Horiuchi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hawaii, United States

 35 
George Pickett
(Military Officer)

George Pickett
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 16, 1825
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: July 30, 1875

 36 
Roy Moore
(Politician)

Roy Moore
5
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 11, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gadsden, Alabama, U.S.

 37 
Mark Esper
(Politicians)

Mark Esper
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Uniontown, Pennsylvania, U.S.

 38 
Martin Dempsey
(Military personnel)

Martin Dempsey
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

 39 
Greg Plitt
(Model)

Greg Plitt
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died: January 17, 2015
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 40 
Edwin Anderson Walker
(Military Officer)

Edwin Anderson Walker
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 10, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kerr County, Texas, United States
Died: October 31, 1993

 41 

Anastasio Somoza Debayle
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 5, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: León
Died: September 17, 1980

 42 
Leslie Groves
(United States Army Officer in Charge of the Construction of 'The Pentagon' and Director of 'The Manhattan Project')

Leslie Groves
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 17, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: July 13, 1970

 43 
Joseph Hooker
(Officer, Soldier)

Joseph Hooker
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 13, 1814
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Died: October 31, 1879

 44 
Raymond T. Odierno
(Military personnel)

Raymond T. Odierno
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rockaway Township, New Jersey

 45 

George Washington Goethals
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 29, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: January 21, 1928

 46 
Paula Broadwell
(journalist, biographer)

Paula Broadwell
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bismarck

 47 
Maxwell D. Taylor
(Military officer)

Maxwell D. Taylor
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 26, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Keytesville, Missouri, United States
Died: April 19, 1987

 48 
Archibald Gracie IV
(Historian, Writer, Investor)

Archibald Gracie IV
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: December 4, 1912

 49 
Robin Olds
(Officer)

Robin Olds
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Honolulu
Died: June 14, 2007

 50 
Alfred Worden
(Officer, Astronaut, Aviator)

Alfred Worden
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jackson