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With 2,058 biographies, Military Personnels are the 9th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Singers, Religious Figures, and Musicians.


Pantheon has 2,056 people classified as military personnels born between 1750 BC and 2000. Of these 2,056, 105 (5.11%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living military personnels include Ratko Mladić, Khalifa Haftar, and Valery Gerasimov. The most famous deceased military personnels include Genghis Khan, Alexander the Great, and Timur. As of April 2024, 396 new military personnels have been added to Pantheon including Yevgeny Prigozhin, Li Mu, and Xu Chu.

Living Military Personnels

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Deceased Military Personnels

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Newly Added Military Personnels (2024)

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Most military personnels were born in Germany (309), United States (202), and Russia (160). By city, the most common birth places were Berlin (24), Saint Petersburg (22), and Paris (15).The most common death places of military personnels were Germany (321), United States (183), and Russia (174). By city, these were Moscow (107), Paris (58), and Berlin (32).

Places Over Time

The earliest biographies classified as military personnels in Pantheon are Pittacus of Mytilene, Harpagus, and Adasi.  The concentration of military personnels was largest during the Newspaper Era, which lasted from 1700 to 1899. Some birth or death locations for earlier military personnels are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.


Which Military Personnels were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Military Personnels since 1700.