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There were many - Athens always had 10 generals at any one time, on elected from each of the ten tribes. An early well known one was Pericles, but he died early on from the plague. His son Pericles became a general, and the list goes on - some well-known/notorious ones were Alcibiades, Nicias, Thucydides, Theramenes,

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Demosthenes is probably the main general but Pericles was the most well known since he was a great orator and Military mind. You're welcome

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