Hamilcar Barca 270-228 B.C.

Hannibal (or Hannibal Barca) was the leader of the military forces of Carthage that fought against Rome in the Second Punic War. Hannibal, who almost overpowered Rome, was considered Rome’s greatest enemy. During this war, Hannibal led the forces of Carthage across the Alps with elephants and achieved surprising military victories.