Bruno Dary

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Bruno Dary
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Born (1952-12-21) 21 December 1952 (age 62)
Barcelonnette, France
Allegiance France
Service/branch French Army
Years of service 1972-2012
Rank Général d'armée
Commands held 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment
6th Light Armoured Brigade

Bruno Dary (born 21 December 1952 in Barcelonnette, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) is a French general. He was the commander of the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment from 1994 to 1996 during which time he commanded the regiment in Operation Salamander in Bosnia and Operation Epervier in Chad.[1] From 2004 to 2006 as a Brigade General (Général de brigade), he was commander of the French Foreign Legion.[1] He appointed as the military governor of Paris on 1 August 2007, with the rank of Général de corps d'armée. Receiving his final promotion to Général d'armée on 1 June 2012,[2] Dary retired 31 July 2012.[3]



Military offices
Preceded by
Xavier de Zuchowicz
Military governor of Paris
Succeeded by
Hervé Charpentier