British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Eben, Frederick Baron
By: Ron McGuigan
Eben, Frederick Baron (Christian Adolph Frederick Eben
1773? - 1825)
Styled as Frederick Baron Eben while in British and Portuguese Service.
Captain Prussian Service, entered British Service as
Captain York Hussars* 1801, Captain 10th Light Dragoons 1803, Captain
11th Foot 1806, Major in Froberg’s Levy+ 1806, Major in de
Roll’s Regiment^ 1807, Lieutenant-Colonel in De Roll's Regiment^
1811, Brevet Colonel 1814. Dismissed from the army 1817.
*disbanded 1802. + disbanded 1807.^disbanded 1816.
Served in Portuguese Service 1808-1817. Promoted Colonel 1808, Brigadier
1811. Dismissed from the army 1817.
Portugal & Spain: With Lusitanian Legion Portugal 1808-1809.
Peninsular War: Commanded brigades of Portuguese Army 1809-1812. Served
commanding in the militia in Province of Tras-os-Montes 1813.
Other Service: Involved in a conspiracy against the Portuguese Government
in 1817 and exiled from Portugal. Brigadier General in service of the
Republic of Columbia 1821-1822.
Extra Aide de Camp to the Prince Regent 1814.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: November 2008
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