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List of guerrillas

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List of famous guerrillas, ordered by region:

Contents

Afghanistan

  • Ahmed Shah Massoud
  • Abdul Haq
  • Gulbuddin Hekmatyar
  • Ismail Khan
  • Mohammed Omar
  • Osama bin Laden
  • Jalaluddin Haqqani
  • Albania

  • Enver Hoxha
  • Lekë Dukagjini
  • Skanderbeg
  • Algeria

  • Abdel Kadir
  • Saadi Yacef
  • Ali La Pointe
  • Angola

  • Jonas Savimbi
  • Arabia

  • Ibn Saud
  • T. E. Lawrence
  • Argentina

  • Enrique Gorriarán Merlo
  • Che Guevara
  • Austria

  • Andreas Hofer
  • Bangladesh

  • Kader Siddique in Tangail
  • Hemayet Uddin in Faridpur
  • Abdul Mannan Bhuiyan in Narsingdi
  • Afser Uddin in Mymensing
  • Khondoker Baten in Tangail
  • Akber Hussein Miah in Jinaidah
  • Latif Mirza in Sirajganj
  • Cpt. Halim Chowdhary in Manikganj
  • Zia Uddin in Sundarban
  • Balochistan

  • Nauroz Khan
  • Allah Nazar Baloch
  • Balach Marri
  • Sher Mohammad Marri
  • Bolivia

  • Che Guevara in Ñancahuazu
  • Brazil

  • Anita Garibaldi
  • Carlos Marighella
  • Giuseppe Garibaldi
  • Cambodia

  • Pol Pot
  • Cameroon

  • Osende Afana
  • Félix Moumié
  • Ernest Ouandié
  • Ruben Um Nyobé
  • Canada

  • Joseph Broussard, who also went by the pseudonym Beausoleil.
  • Gabriel Dumont
  • Louis Riel
  • "Yank" Levy
  • Chad

  • Goukouni Oueddei
  • Hissène Habré
  • Ibrahim Abatcha
  • Idriss Déby
  • Rabih az-Zubayr
  • Youssouf Togoïmi
  • Chechnya

  • Aslan Maskhadov
  • Dzhokhar Dudayev
  • Akhmed Zakayev
  • Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev
  • Imam Shamil in Daghestan
  • Amir Ibn al-Khattab
  • Sheikh Abdul Halim
  • Shamil Basayev
  • Chile

  • Galvarino Apablaza
  • Manuel Rodríguez Erdoíza
  • Miguel Enríquez
  • Raúl Pellegrin
  • China

  • Mao Zedong
  • Zhou Enlai
  • Sun Yat-sen
  • Chiang Kai-shek
  • Colombia

  • Jacobo Arenas
  • Manuel Marulanda
  • Camilo Torres
  • Cuba

  • Fidel Castro
  • Camilo Cienfuegos
  • Che Guevara
  • Antonio Maceo
  • Cyprus

  • Georgios Grivas
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Laurent-Désiré Kabila
  • Laurent Nkunda
  • Pierre Mulele
  • Dominican Republic

  • Ramón Natera
  • Gregorio Urbano Gilbert
  • Egypt

  • Inaros (an Egyptian rebel ruler) together with Athenian allies fought for a year and a half in the marshes in north Egypt against Persians.
  • El Salvador

  • Farabundo Martí
  • Schafik Handal
  • Cayetano Carpio (Comandante Marcial)
  • Joaquín Villalobos
  • Ana María
  • Eritrea

  • Isaias Afewerki
  • Hamid Idris Awate
  • Woldeab Woldemariam
  • Estonia

  • Alfred Käärmann
  • Rummu Jüri
  • August Sabbe
  • Ülo Voitka
  • Ethiopia

  • Haile Selassie I
  • Hayelom Araya
  • Kinfe Gebremedhin
  • Meles Zenawi
  • Sebhat Nega
  • Siye Abraha
  • France

  • Bertrand du Guesclin
  • Charles de Gaulle
  • Georges Cadoudal
  • Germany

  • Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck
  • Thomas Müntzer in Germany
  • Greece

  • Athanasios Diakos
  • Geórgios Karaïskákis
  • Manolis Glezos
  • Markos Botsaris
  • Odysseas Androutsos
  • Theodoros Kolokotronis
  • Antonis Vratsanos
  • Daskalogiannis
  • Guatemala

  • Rodrigo Asturias
  • Comandante Rolando Morán
  • Guinea

  • Samory Touré
  • Haiti

  • Benoît Batraville
  • Charlemagne Péralte
  • Toussaint L'ouverture
  • Francois Mackandal
  • Vincent Oge
  • Jean-Bertrand Aristide
  • Jean-Jacques Dessalines
  • Francois Capois
  • Henri Christophe
  • Sans-Souci
  • Dutty Boukman
  • Republic of India

  • Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja in Kerala
  • Sangolli Rayanna in Karnataka
  • Chatrapati Shivaji
  • Komaram Bheem in Andhra Pradesh
  • Alluri Sita Rama Raju in Andhra Pradesh
  • Malik Ambar
  • Patel Sudhakar Reddy
  • Sakhamuri Appa Rao
  • Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim Khan
  • Sayeed Salahudeen
  • Abdul Hamid Sheikh
  • Yasin Malik
  • Ahsan Dar
  • Indonesia

  • General Sudirman was the military commander of Republican Indonesian forces during Indonesia's fight for independence from the Dutch in the 1940s
  • Abdul Haris Nasution
  • Iran

  • Babak Khorramdin
  • Hassan-i Sabbah
  • Ismail I
  • Mostafa Chamran
  • Massoud Rajavi
  • Iraq

  • Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
  • Abu Ayyub al-Masri
  • Muqtada al-Sadr
  • Zayd ibn Ali
  • Ishmael Jubouri
  • Abu Omar al-Baghdadi
  • Abu Muslim
  • Irish Republican

  • Michael Collins, Irish Republican Army guerrilla leader during British rule of Ireland
  • Tom Barry
  • Gerry Adams, suspected Provisional IRA Army Council member
  • Martin McGuinness, suspected Provisional IRA Army Council member
  • Seamus Costello, Official IRA member
  • Stakeknife, senior Provisional IRA member and British government informant, alleged to be Freddie Scappaticci
  • Bobby Sands, Provisional IRA member and hunger striker
  • Francis Hughes, Provisional IRA member and later hunger striker
  • Dominic McGlinchey, Provisional IRA and later INLA leader
  • Ulster Loyalist

  • Billy Wright, Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF) leader
  • John Gregg, senior Ulster Defence Association (UDA) member, attempted to assassinate Gerry Adams
  • Johnny Adair aka "Mad Dog", UDA commander
  • Israel

  • Avraham Stern
  • Menachem Begin
  • Yitzhak Shamir
  • Italy

  • Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus
  • Giuseppe Garibaldi
  • Giuseppe Mazzini
  • Carmine Crocco
  • Ninco Nanco
  • Japan

  • Kusunoki Masashige
  • Hosoya Jūdayū
  • Tatsumi Naofumi
  • Hayashi Tadataka
  • Kosovo

  • Adem Jashari
  • Ramush Haradinaj
  • Agim Ceku
  • Agim Ramadani
  • Sali Çekaj
  • Hamëz Jashari
  • Bekim Berisha
  • Luan Haradinaj
  • Daut Haradinaj
  • Kenya

  • Dedan Kimathi
  • Waruhiu Itote
  • Musa Mwariama
  • Kurdistan

  • Mahmud Barzanji
  • Foad Mostafa Soltani
  • Abdullah Mohtadi
  • Sedigh Kamangar
  • Hama Hussein Karimi
  • Jafar Shafiyi
  • Jalal Talabani
  • Nawshirwan Mustafa
  • Najmadin Shukr Rauf
  • Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou
  • Sadegh Sharafkandi
  • Abdullah Öcalan
  • Murat Karayılan
  • Cemil Bayık
  • Sakine Cansız
  • Mazlum Doğan
  • Mahsum Korkmaz
  • Laos

  • General Vang Pao in Kingdom of Laos
  • Pa Chay Vue
  • Lebanon

  • Hassan Nasrallah
  • Lesotho

  • Ntsu Mokhehle
  • Liberia

  • Charles Taylor
  • Prince Johnson
  • Libya

  • Omar Mukhtar
  • Lithuania

  • Jonas Žemaitis
  • Adolfas Ramanauskas
  • Juozas Lukša
  • Lionginas Baliukevičius
  • Juozas Vitkus-Kazimieraitis
  • Jonas Misiūnas-Žalias Velnias
  • Vaclovas Voveris-Žaibas
  • Malaysia

  • Force 136
  • Chin Peng, Malayan Communist Party
  • Japanese Red Army (Nihon Sekigun)
  • Mahathir Mohamad
  • Mexico

  • Subcomandante Marcos of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation in Chiapas, Mexico
  • Pancho Villa of the Mexican Revolution.
  • Emiliano Zapata of the Mexican Revolution.
  • Lucio Cabañas
  • Miguel Hidalgo of the Mexican War of Independence.
  • Davy Crockett of the Texas Revolution, died at the Fall of the Alamo.
  • Sam Houston of the Texas Revolution.
  • William Barret Travis of the Texas Revolution, died at the Fall of the Alamo.
  • Juan Seguín of the Texas Revolution.
  • James Bowie of the Texas Revolution, died at the Fall of the Alamo.
  • James Fannin of the Texas Revolution, murdered in the Goliad Massacre.
  • Victorio: Apache chief and warlord, active in both Mexico and the United States. Apache Wars.
  • Geronimo of the Apache Wars, active in both Mexico and the United States.
  • Bernardo Reyes, warlord during the Mexican Revolution.
  • Francisco I. Madero, revolutionary general during the Mexican Revolution.
  • Morocco

  • Abd el-Krim
  • Mozambique

  • Afonso Dhlakama
  • André Matsangaissa
  • Eduardo Mondlane
  • Filipe Samuel Magaia
  • Samora Machel
  • Myanmar

  • Khun Sa
  • Saya San
  • Namibia

  • Jakobus Morenga
  • Hendrik Witbooi
  • Nepal

  • Prachanda
  • Netherlands

  • Pier Gerlofs Donia
  • Wijerd Jelckama
  • Nicaragua

  • Adolfo Calero
  • Arlen Siu
  • Augusto César Sandino
  • Roberto Pérez
  • Daniel Ortega
  • Dora María Téllez
  • Edén Pastora (Comandante Cero)
  • Enrique Bermúdez
  • Humberto Ortega
  • Joaquín Cuadra
  • Nora Astorga
  • Rigoberto Cruz
  • Carlos Fonseca
  • Nigeria

  • Ateke Tom
  • Henry Okah
  • Mujahid Dokubo-Asari
  • Odumegwu Ojukwu
  • Philip Effiong
  • Pakistan

  • Malik Munawar Khan Awan
  • Palestine

  • Yasser Arafat
  • George Habash
  • Leila Khaled
  • Abu Nidal
  • Yahya Ayyash
  • Marwan Barghouti
  • Amin al-Husayni
  • Ahmed Jibril
  • Izz El-Deen Sheikh Khalil
  • Khaled Mashal
  • Dalal Mughrabi
  • Izz ad-Din al-Qassam
  • Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi
  • Omar Rezaq
  • Sirhan Sirhan
  • Mahmoud Tawalbe
  • Ahmed Yassin
  • Abu Ali Mustafa
  • Ahmad Sa'adat
  • Peru

  • Abimael Guzmán (Presidente Gonzalo)
  • Tupac Amaru
  • Philippines

  • Wendell Fertig
  • Gabriela Silang
  • José María Sison
  • Luis Taruc
  • Emilio Aguinaldo
  • Macario Sakay
  • Andrés Bonifacio
  • Baldomero Aguinaldo
  • Gregorio del Pilar
  • Antonio Luna
  • Emilio Jacinto
  • Datu Ampuanagus
  • Felomino Venus
  • Shanley Matthew G. Lumagod
  • Omar Michael Q. Atis
  • Poland

  • Feliks Ankerstein
  • Dawid Moryc Apfelbaum (If asked: by ethnic Poles, his middle name was Mieczysław; if by Jews Mordechaj; in fact, it was Moryc or in English: Morris)
  • Edmund Charaszkiewicz
  • Henryk "Hubal" Dobrzański
  • Franciszek Kamiński
  • Tadeusz Komorowski
  • Józef Kasparek
  • Aleksander Józef Lisowski
  • Leopold Okulicki
  • Jan Piwnik
  • Kazimierz Pużak
  • Stefan Rowecki
  • Avraham Stern (from Suwałki; backed by the Polish Army in 1938 & 1939)
  • Emil August Fieldorf "Nil"
  • Romania

  • Vlad the Impaler
  • Rwanda

  • Paul Kagame
  • Fred Rwigyema
  • Serbia

  • See list of Serbian hajduks
  • Serbian Revolutionaries (1804–15)
  • Serbian Chetnik Organization (1903–08)
  • Chetnik Detachments of the Yugoslav Army (1941–45)
  • Scotland

  • Robert I of Scotland
  • William Wallace
  • The Black Douglas
  • Andrew Murray
  • Sierra Leone

  • Foday Sankoh
  • Singapore

  • Lim Bo Seng, Force 136
  • Tan Chong Tee, Force 136
  • South Africa

  • Christiaan de Wet
  • Jan Smuts in the Second Boer War
  • Koos de la Rey
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Potlako Leballo
  • Walter Sisulu
  • Jacob Zuma
  • Joe Slovo
  • Chris Hani
  • Soviet Union

  • Mikhail Frunze in the Soviet Union
  • Stepniak, Russian radical
  • Stepan Bandera
  • Spain

  • Aben Humeya
  • Abo Hafs Omer Al-Baloty
  • Francisco Sabate El Quico, Anarchist maquis fighter killed in 1960
  • Hermanos Quero, urban guerrilla fighters in Granada (1940–1947)
  • José Miguel Beñaran Ordeñana
  • Pelagius of Asturias
  • Umar ibn Hafsun
  • El Empecinado
  • Johanne Galan "La Galana"
  • Francisco Abad Moreno "Chaleco"
  • Agustina de Aragón
  • Sudan

  • John Garang
  • Khalil Ibrahim
  • Muhammad Ahmad
  • Osman Digna
  • Rabih az-Zubayr
  • Sebehr Rahma
  • Suriname

  • Ronnie Brunswijk
  • Syria

  • Sultan al-Atrash
  • Tunisia

  • Abu 'Abdullah al-Shi'i
  • Abu Yazid
  • Hannibal
  • Turkey

  • Orhan Yılmazkaya
  • Necdet Adalı
  • Taylan Özgür
  • Erdal Eren
  • Şeyh Bedrettin
  • Hayri Durmuş
  • Ali Haydar Yıldız
  • Dursun Karataş
  • Sabahat Karataş
  • Cafer Cangöz
  • Gülnaz Yıldız
  • Ayçe İdil Erkmen
  • Hasan Ocak
  • Önder Babat
  • Deniz Gezmiş
  • Hüseyin İnan
  • İbrahim Kaypakkaya
  • Yusuf Aslan
  • Mahir Çayan
  • Sinan Cemgil
  • Ulaş Bardakçı
  • Mihri Belli
  • Uganda

  • Yoweri Museveni
  • Alice Auma (Alice Lakwena)
  • Joseph Kony
  • Ukraine

  • Nestor Makhno
  • Maria Nikiforova
  • United Kingdom

  • Orde Wingate (founder of the Chindits) in Palestine and Burma
  • Owain Glyndŵr in Wales
  • T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) in Arabia
  • Ursula Graham Bower, led the Nagas against the Japanese during World War II
  • United States

  • James-Younger Gang
  • Jesse James
  • Cole Younger
  • John Brown
  • Revolutionary War

  • William Campbell
  • Francis Marion
  • William Moultie
  • Samuel Pickens
  • Thomas Sumter
  • Confederate

  • Bloody Bill Anderson
  • Champ Ferguson
  • William Quantrill
  • Dan Showalter
  • John Singleton Mosby
  • John Hunt Morgan
  • Evan MacLeod
  • Frank and Jesse James
  • Earl Van Dorn
  • Archie Clement
  • Union

  • Charles R. Jennison
  • James H. Lane
  • Daniel R. Anthony
  • World War II

  • Aaron Bank
  • Donald Blackburn
  • Evans Carlson
  • William Orlando Darby
  • Merritt Edson
  • Carl F. Eifler
  • Wendell Fertig
  • Roger Hilsman
  • William R. Peers
  • Russell W. Volckmann
  • Symbionese Liberation Army

  • Donald DeFreeze
  • Camilla Hall
  • Emily Harris
  • Russ Little
  • Patricia Soltysik
  • Willie Wolfe
  • Weather Underground

  • List of Weatherman members
  • Black Panther Party

  • List of Black Panther Party members.
  • Huey P. Newton
  • Others

  • Michael G. Vickers - legendary paramilitary officer in first Afghan war from the CIA's Special Activities Division
  • William Gentles - Civil War
  • Robert Rogers - French and Indian War
  • Francis Marion - American War of Independence
  • Touch the Clouds - Native American warrior
  • Orlando Bosch in Cuba, America and South America
  • Ethan Allen - American War of Independence
  • Jonathan James Shearman - Gulf war, Urban and Rural crime watchman
  • Tony Poe - legendary paramilitary officer in Vietnam from the CIA's Special Activities Division
  • Geronimo - Native American freedom fighter
  • Osceola - Native American freedom fighter
  • Nat Turner - Leader of slave rebellion
  • Davy Crockett - famous frontiersmen, fought and died at the Fall of the Alamo.
  • Daniel Boone - famous frontiersmen, Indian fighter, and American Revolutionary War hero.
  • William B. Travis - commander of the Texans at the Fall of the Alamo.
  • Billy the Kid
  • Railroad Bill
  • Devil Anse Hatfield
  • Apache Kid - Renegade Apache during the Renegade period of the Apache Wars
  • Pancho Villa
  • Queho
  • Robert Clay Allison
  • Ike Clanton
  • Billy Clanton
  • John Henry "Doc" Holliday
  • Dangerfield Newby
  • Daniel Shays
  • Denmark Vesey
  • Uruguay

  • Raúl Sendic during the 1960s and '70s in Uruguay
  • Vietnam

  • Ho Chi Minh
  • Lê Lợi
  • Trần Hưng Đạo
  • Võ Nguyên Giáp
  • Triệu Việt Vương
  • Western Sahara

  • Ma al-'Aynayn
  • El-Ouali Mustapha Sayed
  • Mohamed Abdelaziz
  • Brahim Gali
  • Yugoslavia

  • Draža Mihailović
  • Josip Broz Tito
  • Zimbabwe

  • Joshua Nkomo
  • Robert Mugabe
  • References

    List of guerrillas Wikipedia


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