Richard Dannatt, Baron Dannatt

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Lord Dannatt speaking at an event at the US Embassy, London in October 2018

General Francis Richard Dannatt, Baron Dannatt, GCB, CBE, MC, DL (born 23 December 1950)[1] is a retired senior British Army officer. He is member of the House of Lords. He was Chief of the General Staff (head of the Army) from 2006 to 2009.

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  • Dannatt, General Sir Richard (2016). Boots on the Ground: Britain and her Army since 1945. London: Bantam Press. ISBN 978-0-593-06636-2.
  • Dannatt, General Sir Richard (2016). Leading from the Front. London: Profile Books. ISBN 978-1781253809.


  1. Haynes, Deborah (17 July 2009). "Profile: General Sir Richard Dannatt, Chief of the General Staff". The Times. Times Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved 28 February 2011.