Biography Hannibal (247 bc- 183 bc)
One of the greatest military commanders in history
Also called Hannibal Barca.
Life period: 247 bc- 183 bc
Hannibal Barca, was a general and statesman from Ancient Carthage who is widely considered one of the greatest military commanders in history. His father, Hamilcar Barca, was a leading Carthaginian commander during the First Punic War (264–241 BC). His younger brothers were Mago and Hasdrubal, and he was brother-in-law to Hasdrubal the Fair; all also commanded Carthaginian armies.