French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Dieche to Drut

By: Tony Broughton


The ranks Marechal de Camp and Lieutenant-General were used prior to the Revolution and ceased being used by the Decree of 21 February 1793 being replaced by the ranks of General de Brigade and General de† Division.

Dieche (Antone Claude)

Born: 18 June 1753
General de Brigade: 14 August 1793
General de Division: 23 August 1793
Died: 21 June 1811

Diesbach (Antoine Rodolphe de)

Born: 27 July 1734
Marechal de Camp: 1 January 1788
Died: 30 March 1797

Diesbach (Frederic Francois Victor Augustin)

Born: 3 August 1741
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Died: 6 August 1814

Diettmann (Dominique)

Born: 21 November 1739
Colonel: 5 February 1792 (22e Regiment de Cavalerie)
Marechal de Camp: 22 May 1792
Died: 21 March 1794

Dieude (Jean Pierre Alexandre)

Born: 27 March 1743
General de Brigade: 20 June 1794
Died: 1 April 1819

Digeon (Alexandre Elisabeth Michel)

Digeon (Armand Joseph Henri)

Digonet (Antoine)

Born: 23 January 1763
General de Brigade: 14 April 1794
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 17 March 1811

Dillon (Arthur de)

Born: 3 September 1750
Marechal de Camp: 13 June 1783
Lieutenant General: 13 January 1792
Died: 13 April 1794 (Executed)

Dillon (Theobald de)

Born: 22 July 1745
Colonel: 10 March 1788 (Regiment de Dillon)
Marechal de Camp: 25 August 1791
Died: 29 April 1792 (Executed by his troops)

Dode de la Brunerie (Guilliaume)

Born: 30 April 1775
Colonel: 26 December 1805
General de Brigade: 13 March 1809
Lieutenant General: 20 August 1814 (Rank confirmed by Napoleon 28 April 1815)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 May 1807
Baron of the Empire: 4 July 1808
Died: 1 March 1851

Dombrowski (Jean Henri Dabrowski, dit)

Born:† 29 August 1755
General Major: 1794
Lieutenant General: 28 September 1794
General de Division: 10 February 1800 (In the service of France)
Died: 6 July 1818

General Elzear Dommartin

General Elzear Dommartin

Dommanget (Jean Baptiste)

Dommartin (Elzear Auguste Cousin de)

Born: 26 May 1768
Chef de Brigade: 7 September 1793
General de Brigade: 23 September 1793
General de Division: 22 July 1798
Died: 9 July 1799 (Died of wounds)

Domon (Jean Simon)

Donadieu (Jean)

Born: 27 March 1744
General de Brigade: 29 October 1793
Died: 27 May 1794 (Executed)

Donnadieu (Gabriel)

Donop (Frederic Guilliaume)

Born: 3 June 1773
General de Brigade: 25 December 1813
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 9 February 1813
Died: 18 June 1815 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Waterloo)

Donzelot (Francois Xavier)

Born: 3 January 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 4 June 1794
General de Brigade: 23 June 1799
General de Division: 6 December 1807
Baron of the Empire: 1808
Died: 11 June 1843

Doppet (Francois Amedee)

Born: 18 March 1753
Chef de Brigade: 9 August 1793
General de Brigade: 19 August 1793
Died: 1799

Dorbay(Jacques)

Born: 12 January 1723
Colonel: 3 June 1779
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
General de Division: 8 March 1793
Died: 2 April 1804

Dornes (Joseph)

Dornier (Jacques Louis)

Dorsenne (Jean Marie Pierre Francois Lepaige Doursenne, dit)

Dorsener (Jeav Philippe Raymond)

Born: 23 January 1750
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 4 June 1829

Dortoman (Jean Jacques)

Doucet (Pierre)

Born: 10 March 1761
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 9 August 1795
General de Brigade: 23 December 1812
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 23 April 1834

Doumerc (Jean Pierre)

Dours (Jean Francois)

Born: 1 May 1739
Chef de Brigade : 3 September 1793
General de Brigade: 26 September 1793
General de Division: 10 October 1793
Died: 23 June1795 (Assasinated by his own troops)

Drouas de Boussey (Jacques Marie Charles de)

Born: 3 November 1748
Chef de Brigade: 8 February 1794
General de Brigade: 30 September 1796
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 28 December 1829

Drouet ( Francois Richer)

Born: 16 January 1733
Colonel: 25 July 1791 (2e Regiment díinfanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 22 August 1792
Died: 6 November 1792 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Jemmappes)

General Antoine Drouot

General Antoine Drouot

Drouet d'Erlon (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 29 July 1765
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 17 February 1797
General de Brigade: 25 July 1799
General de Division: 27 August 1803
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 29 May 1807
Count of the Empire: 29 January 1809
Died: 25 January 1844

Drouot (Antoine)

 

 

Drummond de Melfort (Louis Jean Edouard Drummond de Perth de) ††††††††††††††††††

Born: 15 February 1709
Marechal de Camp: 20 February 1761†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††
Lieutenant General: 1 March 1780†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Died: 15 February 1792

Drut (Andre)

Born: 27 August 1764
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 3 September 1793
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 18 June 1804
Died: 4 February 1818

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: May 2006

 

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