George Washington named Britain's greatest foe in poll

Napolean Bonaparte finished in third

LONDON, Eng. – America's first president was voted Britain's greatest foe in a contest run by the country's National Army Museum.

The poll was taken Saturday at a special event at the museum in London, The Telegraph reports.

In second was Michael Collins, who led an Irish rebellion, Napoleon Bonaparte, Erwin Rommel and Mustafa Kemal Ataturk round out the top five.

The museum curators created the list which started with 20 candidates.

The report goes on to say the qualifications were a commander coming from the 17th century or later and had to have led an army in the field.

George Washington received 45% of the vote.