List of Croatian soldiers
Medieval Croatian state
Croatian principalities (until 925)
|Višeslav||Dalmatian Croatia||Prince||Frankish campaign against Avars and Slavs||Siege of Trsat||Višeslav warred against the Franks during his rule and avoided defeat until 803 — a year after his death.|
|Borna||Dalmatian Croatia||Prince||Frankish campaign against Ljudevit Posavski||Battle of Kupa|
|Trpimir I||Dalmatian Croatia||Prince|| Against Byzantine Empire
|Domagoj||Dalmatian Croatia||Prince|| Civil war in Croatia
Wars against Venetia
Wars against Arabs
|Vojnomir||Pannonian Croatia / Carolingian Empire||Prince||Vojnomir is known for fighting the Avars during their occupation of Croatia. He launched a joint counterattack with the help of Frankish troops under King Charlemagne in 791. The offensive was successful and the Avars were driven out of Croatia. In return for the help of Charlemagne, Vojnomir was obliged to recognize Frankish sovereignty, convert to Christianity and have his territory named as Pannonian Croatia.|
|Ljudevit Posavski||Pannonian Croatia||Prince|
|Ratimir||Pannonian Croatia / First Bulgarian Empire||Prince|
Kingdom of Croatia (925–1102)
|Tomislav||Dalmatian Croatia / Kingdom of Croatia||Prince / King||Croatian–Bulgarian wars||Battle of the Bosnian Highlands||Tomislav united the Croats of Dalmatia and Pannonia into a single Kingdom in 925.|
|Michael Krešimir II||Kingdom of Croatia||King||War against Arabs||Michael was a victor in a conflict with the Arab pirates near the Italian peninsula Gargano in 969.|
|Stephen Držislav||Kingdom of Croatia||King||War against Venetia|
|Svetoslav Suronja||Kingdom of Croatia||King||War against Venetia|
|Stephen I||Kingdom of Croatia||King||War against Arabs|
|Peter Krešimir IV||Kingdom of Croatia||King||War against Normans|
|Zvonimir||Kingdom of Croatia||King||War against Holy Roman Empire||He was a part of a minor conflict with the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV, specifically one of his servants from Istria.|
|Petar Svačić||Kingdom of Croatia||King||War against Kingdom of Hungary||Battle of Gvozd Mountain|
Croatia in personal union with Hungary (1102–1527)
| Paul I Šubić of Bribir
(c. 1245 - 1 May 1312)
|Kingdom of Croatia / Kingdom of Hungary|| Ban of Croatia /
Lord of all of Bosnia
| Against Venetia /
| Ivan Karlović
(1478 or 1479 - Medvedgrad, 1531)
|Kingdom of Croatia / Kingdom of Hungary||Ban of Croatia||Croatian–Ottoman Wars / Ottoman wars in Europe|
| Ivan Frankopan Cetinski
( - 1493)
|Kingdom of Croatia / Kingdom of Hungary||Ban of Croatia||Croatian–Ottoman Wars / Ottoman wars in Europe||Battle of Krbava field|
|John of Palisna||Kingdom of Croatia / Kingdom of Hungary||Ban of Croatia||Croatian–Ottoman Wars / Ottoman wars in Europe||Battle of Kosovo||John of Palisna led a contingent of Knights Hospitallers from Vrana in Croatia against Ottomans in the Battle of Kosovo.|
Croatia within Habsburg Monarchy (1527–1918)
Regular Habsburg army
|Petar Keglević||Kingdom of Croatia a part of Habsburg Monarchy||Ban of Croatia|
|Franjo Vlašić||Kingdom of Croatia a part of Habsburg Monarchy||Ban of Croatia|
|Petar Zrinski||Kingdom of Croatia a part of Habsburg Monarchy||Ban of Croatia||Croatian–Ottoman Wars / Ottoman wars in Europe|
| Nikola Šubić Zrinski | Kingdom of Croatia a part of Habsburg Monarchy | Ban of Croatia | Croatian–Ottoman Wars / Ottoman wars in Europe | Siege of Szigetvár | Nikola Šubić Zrinski was known for defending Szigeth Fortress against Ottomans. | |- | Nikola VII Zrinski | Kingdom of Croatia a part of Habsburg Monarchy | Ban of Croatia | Croatian–Ottoman Wars / Ottoman wars in Europe | |- | | MARKO SRDANOVIC | principality of omis a part of republic of venice | Prince | Croatian–Ottoman Wars / Ottoman wars in Europe | | |
|Petar Kružić (died 1537)||Kingdom of Croatia a part of Habsburg Monarchy||Captain||Ottoman wars in Europe||Petar Kružić was a capitan of Klis and Senj. He gathered together a garrison composed of Croat refugees, who used the base at Klis Fortress both to hold the Turks at bay, and to engage in marauding and piracy against coastal shipping. Although nominally accepting the sovereignty of the Habsburg Emperor Ferdinand I, who obtained the Croatian crown in 1527, Kružić and his freebooting Uskoci were a law unto themselves.|
|Ivan Lenković (died 1569. Metlika, Slovenia)||Kingdom of Croatia a part of Habsburg Monarchy||General||Ottoman wars in Europe||Ivan Lenković was ruler of Senj and Military Frontier commander. He is noted for the construction of Fortress Nehaj and as a captain of the Uskoks.|
|Ivo Senjanin||Kingdom of Croatia a part of Habsburg Monarchy||Ottoman wars in Europe|
|Elia Peraizza||Kingdom of Croatia a part of Habsburg Monarchy||Ottoman wars in Europe|
- Andrijica Šimić – legendary hajduk
- Mijat Tomić – Croatian legendary Hajduk
- Luka Ibrišimović – Priest and Hajduk
World War II (1941–1945)
- Ivo Lola Ribar – Communist and National Hero
- Josip Broz Tito
- Vlado Bagat
- Jure Bilić
- Janko Bobetko
- Josip Boljkovac
- Robert Domany
- Stjepan Filipović
- Andrija Hebrang (father)
- Većeslav Holjevac
- Franjo Kluz
- Ivan Goran Kovačić
- Josip Kraš
- Sveto Letica
- Vladimir Majder
- Josip Manolić
- Maks Baće Milić
- Vladimir Nazor
- Drago Štajnberger
- Franjo Tuđman
- Josip Vrhovec
- Jure Francetić – Ustashe Commissioner
- Andrija Artuković
- Petar Brzica
- Mile Budak
- Miroslav Filipović
- Dido Kvaternik
- Slavko Kvaternik
- Josip Metzger
- Mladen Lorković
- Ljubo Miloš
- Tias Mortigjija
- Ante Pavelić
- Dinko Šakić
Republic of Croatia (1991–present)
Croatian War of Independence
- Anton Tus
- Rahim Ademi
- Marko Babić
- Blago Zadro
- Janko Bobetko
- Agim Çeku
- Ivan Čermak
- Ljubo Ćesić Rojs
- Davor Domazet-Lošo
- Branimir Glavaš
- Ante Gotovina
- Ivan Korade
- Sveto Letica
- Mladen Markač
- Tomislav Merčep
- Zoran Babic
- Branimir Anić - Matan
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