11 Greatest Warriors Ever

11 Greatest Warriors Ever

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Throughout history, there have been many great people in various fields of human activity - from science to art, from philosophy to politics, from business to technology, but none of these great people shed more blood than the greatest warriors in history.

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11 Greatest Warriors Ever

1. Horace Cocles.

Horace Cocles was a legendary Roman hero who defended the bridge over the Tiber when the city was attacked by the Etruscans.

11 Greatest Warriors Ever

2. Prince Rupert of the Rhine

Despite the fact that Prince Rupert looked un militant and came from a ridiculously wealthy family, he was really ambitious. By the age of fourteen, the German prince had already entered the army and had a very varied, colorful career, although he is best known for commanding royalist cavalry during the English Civil War.

11 Greatest Warriors Ever

3. William Wallace.

Thanks to Mel Gibson's Braveheart, William Wallace became known throughout the world, but those who know the history of Europe already knew what a great warrior the legendary Scot was.

11 Greatest Warriors Ever

4. Vasily II Bulgar-slayer.

Basil the Bulgar Slayer was one of the most brutal, ruthless emperors in history, just like his nickname. He was a Byzantine emperor of Greek origin from the Macedonian dynasty and ruled over the vast Byzantine Empire for almost fifty years, from January 976 to 1025.

11 Greatest Warriors Ever

5. Arminius.

Arminius was a German leader in the early first century AD and is remembered for being a fierce warrior and villain who defeated the Romans at the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, where he literally destroyed three Roman legions and their auxiliaries.

11 Greatest Warriors Ever

6. Miltiades.

According to the historian Herodotus, the sacrifice of King Leonidas and three hundred brave Spartans would not have mattered much if not for Miltiades. The brilliant Athenian military strategist and statesman led the Athenians and their allies to victory over the Persians at the Battle of Marathon.

11 Greatest Warriors Ever

7. Spartacus.

Undoubtedly the most famous and skilled gladiator who ever lived was Spartacus. Along with other gladiators, he became a leader in the Third Slave War.

11 Greatest Warriors Ever

8. Richard the Lionheart.

Richard was the King of England, later known as the "Lionheart", and is known for his exploits in the Third Crusade, although he only spent six months in England during his ten-year reign.

11 Greatest Warriors Ever

9. Leonid.

Leonidas I was one of the two kings of Sparta during the Greco-Persian Wars and leader of one of the most ferocious military units in history: three hundred Spartan hoplites.

11 Greatest Warriors Ever

10. Genghis Khan.

Conquered a quarter of the world's population and is considered one of the greatest smashers of all time.

11 Greatest Warriors Ever

11. Alexander the Great.

Although he died at the age of thirty-three, the famous Greek king managed to conquer most of the known world at the time, which is why most historians consider him the greatest general who ever lived. He also fought on the front lines of every battle (unlike many other kings who simply watched their troops fight).

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