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Over the final 2,000 years, formidable males have dreamed of conquering great empires and reaching everlasting glory in conflict, yet of the entire males who took steps towards such goals, few have been as winning as Alexander the nice, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Genghis Khan, and Napoleon Bonaparte.

Over the final 2 hundred years, generals like Robert E. Lee and George Patton was hoping to attain decisive victories like Napoleon, whereas Napoleon aimed to emulate the accomplishments of Julius Caesar, whose campaigns in Gaul and opposed to Pompey determined the destiny of Rome. yet Caesar himself came upon concept in Alexander the good, the Macedonian King who controlled to stretch an empire from Greece to the Himalayas in Asia at simply 30 years outdated. It took under 15 years for Alexander to overcome a lot of the recognized international.

Hannibal has the excellence of being the single guy who approximately introduced Rome to its knees ahead of its decline nearly seven-hundred years later. Rome by no means suffered a extra frightening defeat in its background than at Cannae, and certainly, Hannibal approximately rewrote the process Western background throughout the moment Punic struggle.

In a global serious about males like Alexander the nice and Julius Caesar, Genghis Khan is certainly one of history’s maximum and most famed conquerors. No guy, earlier than or given that, has ever all started with so little and long past directly to in achieving rather a lot. From a noble kin yet raised in poverty that drove him to the edge of hunger, Genghis Khan rose to manage the second-largest empire the area has ever recognized (the greatest being, arguably, the British Empire of the 18th and nineteenth centuries), and simply the most important empire conquered by means of a unmarried man.

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