Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Coont o Rochambeau

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Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur
Coont o Rochambeau
Rochambeau Versailles.jpg
1834 portrait bi Charles Philippe Larivière.
Full name
Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur
Born1 Julie 1725
Vendôme, Orléanais, Fraunce
Dee'd10 Mey 1807 (aged 81)
Thoré, Loir-et-Cher, Fraunce
Spoose(s)Jeanne Thérèse Tellez d'Acosta
Issue
FaitherJoseph Charles de Vimeur
MitherMarie Claire Thérèse Bégon
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Blason fam fr Vimeur de Rochambeau (de).svg


Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Coont o Rochambeau (1 Julie 1725 – 10 Mey 1807) wis a French nobleman an general who played a major role in helping the Thirteen Colonies win independence during the American Revolution. During this time, he served as commander-in-chief o the French Expeditionary Force that embarked frae Fraunce in order to help the American Continental Airmy fight against Breetish forces. He wis creatit a Marshal o Fraunce in 1791 bi Louis XVI an cried the Maréchal de Rochambeau.



Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 22 December 1749 he mairit Jeanne Thérèse Tellez d'Acosta. They haed ane son.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Donatien de Vimeur, Viscoont o Rochambeau haed issue with Françoise de Harville.