Top 10 Ancient Military Commanders

Themistocles (ca. 528-462 BC)

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He was the general of the Athenian military and a politician who played a major role in defeating the Persians. He fought the Persians at the battle while he was still a young boy by age, and distinguished himself as the rescuer of all Ancient Greece. He was the creator of the Athenian sea power and the savior of Persians at the Battle of Salamis. He fought with brilliance and brought victory to the Athenians. But despite this, he was dislike by some of the leaders, which made him flew to Persia and died later.