Gerolamo Ramorino ( Italian: Gerolamo Ramorino ; April 8, 1792 , Genoa - May 22, 1849 , Turin ) - Italian general, participant in the Polish uprising of 1830 .
|ital. Gerolamo ramorino|
|Date of Birth||April 8, 1792|
|Place of Birth||Genoa|
|Date of death||May 22, 1849 (57 years old)|
|Place of death||Turin|
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While serving in the French army, he participated in the Napoleonic wars and rose to the position of squadron commander. He participated in the Piedmont Uprising of 1821. After the defeat of the rebels, he lived in Paris and was engaged in trade. He joined the Polish uprising of 1830-1831. . He received the rank of colonel, then promoted to brigadier general. He commanded the 2nd corps in the Polish army. It was defeated by the troops of Rosen and retreated to Austria.
He took part in the attempts of Giuseppe Mazzini to stir up a revolutionary movement in Italy. In 1848 , at the invitation of King Charles Albert, he settled in Piedmont and was elected deputy. In 1849 he commanded a division in the Piedmontese army. At the battle of Novara (March 23), Ramorino, deceived by the movements of Radetzky , contrary to the orders of the commander-in-chief, left the post near Pavia, which he was supposed to guard; Radetsky hastened to take advantage of the mistake and cross through Ticino, which was the first reason for the defeat of the Sardinian army. He was accused of not following orders during the battle, sentenced to death and executed.
- Ramorino, Girolamo // Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary : in 86 volumes (82 volumes and 4 additional). - SPb. , 1890-1907.