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Armand Léon Annet (5 June 188825 April 1973) was a Governor for various colonies in French Colonial Empire.

Annet was born in Parismarker, Francemarker.

Annet was Governor of French Somalilandmarker from 1935 to 1937. He was Lieutenant-Governor of Dahomey from 1938 to 1940. In 1940, Annet sided with Vichy France after the Fall of France.

As the Vichy Governor-General of Madagascarmarker from 1941 to 1942, Annet was involved in the Battle of Madagascar. Starting on 5 May 1942, he defended the island with about 8,000 troops. On 5 November 1942, Annet surrendered his remaining forces near Ilhosy, on the south of the island.

Annet died in Paris, France.

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