List of Commanding Generals of the Carabinieri

This article lists the Commanding Generals of the Carabinieri, the national gendarmerie and a law enforcement agency of Italy.[1]

Commanding General of the Carabinieri
Comandante generale dell'Arma dei Carabinieri
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Incumbent
Army corps general Giovanni Nistri

since 16 January 2018
Ministry of Defence
Carabinieri
Reports toThe Italian Minister of Defence
SeatRome, Italy
NominatorThe Italian Minister of Defence
AppointerThe President of Italy
Formation3 August 1814
First holderGiuseppe Thaon di Revel di Sant'Andrea
DeputyDeputy Commanding General
Army corps general Ilio Ciceri
WebsiteCarabinieri website
Army general Giuseppe Thaon di Revel di Sant'Andrea, first Commanding General of the Carabinieri (1814).

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No. Rank Name Appointed Dismissed
1 Army general Giuseppe Thaon di Revel di Sant'Andrea 3 August 1814 23 December 1814
2 Lieutenant general Giorgio des Geneys 24 December 1814 13 January 1815
3 Colonel Carlo Lodi di Capriglio 14 January 1815 15 October 1816
4 Colonel Giovanni Battista D'Oncieu de La Bàtie 1 November 1816 19 March 1819
5 Colonel Alessandro Di Saluzzo di Monesiglio 23 March 1819 27 November 1820
6 Colonel Giovanni Maria Cavasanti 2 December 1820 31 October 1822
7 Major general Giovanni Battista D'Oncieu de La Bàtie 1 November 1822 11 December 1830
8 Major general Giovanni Maria Cavasanti 12 December 1830 11 January 1831
9 Major general Luigi Maria Richieri di Montichieri 12 January 1831 2 July 1835
10 Major general Michele Taffini D'Acceglio 16 July 1835 11 December 1847
11 Major general Fabrizio Lazari 1 January 1848 13 October 1848
12 Major general Federico Costanzo Lovera di Maria 14 October 1848 1 July 1867
13 Lieutenant general Antonio Massidda 11 August 1867 16 July 1869
14 Lieutenant general Luigi Incisa Beccaria di Santo Stefano 17 July 1869 17 May 1877
15 Lieutenant general Ignazio De Genova di Pattinengo 18 May 1877 3 November 1877
16 Lieutenant general Leonardo Roissard de Bellet 5 October 1878 16 April 1891
17 Lieutenant general Luigi Taffini D'Acceglio 17 April 1891 15 September 1896
18 Lieutenant general Francesco Carenzi 16 September 1896 22 June 1897
19 Lieutenant general Bruto Bruti 16 July 1897 15 February 1900
20 Lieutenant general Felice Sismondo 16 February 1900 15 April 1904
21 Lieutenant general Federigo Pizzuti 16 April 1904 24 July 1905
22 Lieutenant general Giuseppe Bellati 5 August 1905 15 February 1908
23 Lieutenant general Paolo Spingardi 16 February 1908 30 April 1909
24 Lieutenant general Giuseppe Del Rosso 1 August 1909 13 September 1914
25 Lieutenant general Gaetano Zoppi 14 September 1914 3 January 1918
26 Lieutenant general Luigi Cauvin 4 January 1918 24 August 1919
27 Lieutenant general Carlo Petitti di Roreto 25 August 1919 29 October 1921
28 Army corps general Giacomo Ponzio[n. 1] 23 November 1921 4 January 1925
29 Army corps general Enrico Asinari di San Marzano 5 January 1925 27 November 1935
30 Army corps general Riccardo Moizo 30 November 1935 24 August 1940
31 Army corps general Remo Gambelli 27 August 1940 22 February 1943
32 Army corps general Azolino Hazon 23 February 1943 19 July 1943
33 Army corps general Angelo Cerica[n. 2] 23 July 1943 11 September 1943
34 Divisional general Giuseppe Pièche 19 November 1943 20 July 1944
35 Army corps general Taddeo Orlando 21 July 1944 6 March 1945
36 Divisional general Brunetto Brunetti 7 March 1945 5 April 1947
37 Army corps general Fedele de Giorgis 16 May 1947 24 May 1950
38 Army corps general Alberto Mannerini 25 May 1950 4 May 1954
39 Army corps general Luigi Morosini 5 May 1954 14 October 1958
40 Army corps general Luigi Lombardi 15 October 1958 28 February 1961
41 Army corps general Renato De Francesco 1 March 1961 14 October 1962
42 Army corps general Giovanni de Lorenzo 15 October 1962 31 January 1966
43 Army corps general Carlo Ciglieri 1 February 1966 25 February 1968
44 Army corps general Luigi Fiorlenza 26 February 1968 2 January 1971
45 Army corps general Corrado San Giorgio 3 January 1971 7 February 1973
46 Army corps general Enrico Mino 8 February 1973 31 October 1977
47 Army corps general Pietro Corsini 5 November 1977 31 January 1980
48 Army corps general Umberto Cappuzzo 1 February 1980 13 September 1981
49 Army corps general Lorenzo Valditara 14 September 1981 19 January 1984
50 Army corps general Riccardo Bisogniero 20 January 1984 7 January 1986
51 Army corps general Roberto Jucci 8 January 1986 20 April 1989
52 Army corps general Antonio Viesti 21 April 1989 8 March 1993
53 Army corps general Luigi Federici 9 March 1993 20 February 1997
54 Army corps general Sergio Siracusa 21 February 1997 17 April 2002
55 Army corps general Guido Bellini 18 April 2002 5 May 2004
56 Army corps general Luciano Gottardo 6 May 2004 5 July 2006
57 Army corps general Gianfranco Siazzu 6 July 2006 22 July 2009
58 Army corps general Leonardo Gallitelli 23 July 2009 15 January 2015
59 Army corps general Tullio Del Sette 16 January 2015 15 January 2018
60 Army corps general Giovanni Nistri 16 January 2018 Incumbent

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ Served at the time of the March on Rome (28–29 October 1922), the Fascist takeover of the Kingdom of Italy and the establishment of the Fascist regime.
  2. ^ Served at the time of the fall of the Fascist regime, arrest of Benito Mussolini (25 July 1943) and the Armistice of Cassibile (3/8 September 1943).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Il Comandante Generale dell'Arma dei Carabinieri" (in Italian). Retrieved 23 April 2019.