Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Count de Rochambeau

Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Count de RochambeauProfile

Marshal of France. Sent by the French king to the aid of General Washington, he rendered important services in the American Revolution. During the French Revolution he commanded the army of the north, but when the Jacobins became supreme, he was forced to leave France. Napoleon granted him a pension, and Jean Baptiste spent his last years preparing his memoirs.

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  • “Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Count de Rochambeau“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2018. Web. 13 December 2018. <>