French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Dubois to Duvignot

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.

Dubois (Paul Alexis)

Born: 27 January 1754
Chef de Brigade: 28 May 1793 (1er Regiment de Hussards de la Liberte)
General de Brigade: 24 August 1793
General de Division: 10 March 1794
Died: 4 September 1796 (Killed at the battle of Roveredo)

Dubois (Jacques Charles)

Dubois de Crance (Edmond Louis Alexis)

Born: 17 October 1747
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
General de Division: 28 October 1793
Died: 29 June 1814

Dubouquet (Louis)

Du Bourg de Vacherolles (Francois Joseph Thorillon)

Born: 4 February 1732
Colonel: 25 July 1791 (79e Regiment díInfanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 12 July 1792
Died: 8 August 1806

Dubreil (Marie Anne Jean Alexandre)

Born: 25 October 1763
Adjudant General Colonel:† 1 October 1792
General de Brigade: 15 November 1793
Chevalier of the Empire: 21 September 1808
Died: 7 August 1844

Dubreton (Jean Louis)

Ducasse (Jacques Nicolas, dit Xavier)

Born: 24 July 1771
Chef de Brigade: 10 December 1801 (83e demi-brigade díInfanterie de Ligne)
General de Brigade: 3 March 1814
Died: 29 March 1836

Ducellier (Nicolas Joseph)

Born: 25 October 1750
Chef de Brigade: 7 December 1793
General de Brigade: 12 February 1795
Died: 21 December 1831

Ducheyron (Nicolas)

Duclaux (Pierre)

Du Coetlosquet (Charles Yves Cesar Cyr)

Ducos (Nicolas)

Born: 7 March 1756
Chef de Brigade: 4 April 1799
General de Brigade: 27 April 1802
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 4 September 1808
Baron of the Empire: 17 May 1810
Died: 12 October 1823

Dufour (Georges Joseph)

Born: 15 March 1758
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 15 May 1793
General de Brigade: 27 April 1794
General de Division: 13 June 1795
Died: 10 March 1820

General Dufour

General Dufour

Dufour ( Francois Bertrand)

Dufour (Francois Marie)

Dufresse (Simon Camille)

Born: 2 March 1762
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 6 September 1793
General de Brigade: 4 November 1793
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 27 February 1833

Dufriche de Valaze (Eleonor Bernard Anne Christophe Zoa)

Born: 12 February 1780
Colonel: 10 May 1810
General de Brigade: 20 August 1813
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 10 August 1813
Died: 26 March 1838

General Charles Dugua

General Charles Dugua

Dugommier (Jacques Coquille, dit)

Born: 1 August 1738
Marechal de Camp: 10 October 1792
General de Division: 3 November 1793
Died: 17 November 1794 (Killed at Montagne Noire)

Dogoulot (Louis Francois Auguste Mazel du Goulot, dit)

Born: 4 October 1742
Chef de Brigade: 29 January 1796 (12e demi-brigade d'Infanterie Legere)
General de Brigade: 9 November 1976
Died: 18 February 1815

Dugua (Charles Francois Joseph)

Born: 1 March 1744
Colonel: 23 November 1792 (2e Legion de Gendarmerie)
General de Brigade: 14 August 1793
General de Division: 23 November 1793
Died: 16 October 1802

General Philibert Duhesme

General Philibert Duhesme

Duhesme (Philibert Guillaume)

Born: 7 July 1766
General de Brigade: 7 October 1793
General de Division: 8 November 1794
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 21 February 1814
Died: 20 June 1815 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Waterloo)

Duhoux (Charles Francois)

Born: 13 August 1736
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Lieutenant General:† 7 September 1792
Died: May 1799

Dujard (Jean Lambert Marchal)

Du Lau d'Allemans (Pierre Marie)

Born: 25 March 1752
Marechal de Camp: 25 August 1791
Died: 26 July 1816

Dulauloy (Charles Francois de Randon)

Born: 9 December 1764
Chef de Brigade: 27 August 1794
General de Brigade: 10 December 1794
General de Division: 27 August 1803
Chevalier of the Empire: 9 March 1810
Count of the Empire: 13 February 1811
Died: 30 June 1832

Dulong de Rosnay (Louis Etienne)

General Dumas

General Dumas

Dumas (Jean Louis)

Born: ? 1727
General de Brigade: 29 October 1793
Died: ? 1793

Dumas (Anne Joseph)

Dumas (Mathieu)

Born: 23 November 1753
Marechal de Camp: 30 June 1791
General de Division: 1 February 1805
Died: 16 October 1837

Dumas (Thomas Alexandre Davy de la Pailleterie)

Born: 25 March 1762
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 3 September 1793
Died: 26 February 1806

Dumas dit de Saint Marcel (Guillaume Mathieu)

Born: 15 April 1755
Colonel: 25 June 1791 (17e Regiment d'Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 1 May 1826

Du Merbion (Pierre Jadard)

Dumesny (Pierre Marie Joseph Salomon dit)

Born: 17 January 1739
Colonel: 27 May 1792 (54e Regiment d'Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 7 April 1793
General de Division: 13 June 1795
Died: 1 December 1803

Dumonceau (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 8 November 1760
Chef de Brigade: 8 February 1793
General de Brigade: 16 October 1793
Lieutenant General: 11 June 1796 (In the service of Holland)
Marechal de Hollande: 1807
General de Division: 11 November 1810 (In the service of France)
Died: 29 December 1821

Dumoulin (Pierre Charles)

Dumoulin (Charles)

Born: 16 January 1768
Chef de Brigade: 23 March 1798 (18e demi-brigade díInfanterie de Ligne)
Chef de Brigade: 24 March 1799 (5e Regiment de Chasseurs a Cheval Provisional)
General de Brigade: 6 January 1800
Died: 17 October 1847

Dumouriez (Charles Francois du Perrier, dit)

Born: 26 January 1739
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenat General: 6 February 1792
Died: 14 March 1823

Dumoustier (Pierre)

Dumoustier (Pierre)

Born: 8 May 1750
General de Brigade: 30 September 1793
Died: 10 October 1819

Dunesme (Martian Francois)

Dupas (Pierre Louis)

Born: 13 February 1761
Chef de Brigade: 12 January 1799
General de Brigade: 29 August 1803
General de Division: 24 December 1805
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 29 January 1809
Died: 6 March 1823

Dupeyroux (Rene Joseph)

Duphot (Leonard)

Born: 21 September 1769
Chef de Brigade: 24 November 1794
General de Brigade: 30 March 1797
Died: 27 December 1797 (Assasinated)

Dupont Chaumont (Pierre Antoine)

Born: 27 December 1759
Colonel: 16 May 1792 (24e Regiment d'Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 16 February 1838

Dupont de L'Etang (Pierre)

Born: 4 July 1765
Chef de Brigade: 16 April 1793
General de Brigade: 26 August 1793
General de Division: 2 May 1797
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur : 11 July 1807
Count of the Empire: 4 July 1808
Died: 9 March 1840

Duppelin (Jean)

Duprat (Hyacinthe Roger)

Duprat (Jean Etienne Benoit)

Born: 21 March 1752
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 24 February 1794
General de Brigade: 4 July 1809
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 6 July 1809 (Killed at the battle of Wagram)

Dupres (Charles Francois)

Maurand du Peuch (Pierre)

General Dupuy

General Dupuy

Dupuy (Dominique Martin)

Dupuy de Saint Florent (Francois Victor)

Born: 1 February 1773
Colonel: 20 February 1807
Colonel: 20 August 1810 (1er Regiment de la Mediterranee)
General de Brigade: 21 January 1814
Chevalier of the Empire: 29 September 1809
Died: 7 September 1838

Duquesnoy (Florent Joseph)

Born: 27 February 1761
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 3 September 1793
Died: 1 July 1801

Durand†(Michel)

Born: 26 February 1739††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
General de Brigade: 11 October 1793
Died: 8 November 1807

Durand (Francois Marie)

Born: 22 March 1741
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 September 1793
General de Brigade: 23 December 1793
Died: 8 September 1794

Duranteau de Baune (Luc, dit Joseph Francois)

Born: 8 September 1747
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 23 June 1799
General de Brigade: 23 December 1800
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 20 March 1812
Died: 21 February 1823

Duret (Antoine)

Born: 1754
General de Brigade: ? November 1793
Died: 13 April 1794 (Executed)

Du Roc (Geraud Christophe Michel)

General Antoine Durosnel

General Antoine Durosnel

Durosnel (Antoine Jean Auguste Henri)

Durrieu (Antoine Simon)

Born: 20 July 1775
General de Brigade: 3 June 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 8 April 1862

Durutte (Pierre Francois Joseph)

Born: 13 July 1767
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 30 September 1793
General de Brigade: 26 September 1799
General de Division: 27 August 1803
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 18 April 1827

Dutaillis (Adrien Jean Baptiste Amable Ramond du Bosc)

Born: 12 November 1760
Chef de Brigade: 13 November 1797
General de Brigade: 29 August 1803
General de Division: 29 June 1807
Count of the Empire: 23 May 1808
Died: 12 November 1851

Duteil (Jean Pierre)

Born: 15 July 1722
Chef de Brigade: 15 October 1765
Chef de Brigade: 25 August 1766 (Regiment díArtillerie de Toul)
Colonel: 1 January 1777 (Regiment díArtillerie de la Fere)††
Marechal de Camp: 1 January 1784
Lieutenant General: 30 November 1791
Died: 22 February 1794 (Executed)

Duteil d' Ozane (Gilbert Louis Robinet)

Born: 9 February 1746
Marechal de Camp: 2 October 1792
Member of the Legion díHonneur: 1806
Died: 24 September 1826

Dutertre (Francois)

Born: 4 November 1760
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 27 January 1794
General de Brigade: 3 February 1794
Died: 8 February 1838

Dutilh ( Etienne Marie)

Born: 25 May 1751
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 1 November 1793
General de Brigade: 1 January 1796
Died: 11 May 1801

Dutour de Noirfosse (Claude Thomas)

Born: 24 April 1732
Colonel: 18 May 1791
General de Brigade: 5 August 1795
Died: 3 December 1818

Dutruy (Jacques)

Born: 18 November 1762
General de Brigade: 13 June 1793
General de Division: 12 July 1794
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 27 April 1836

Duval de Hautmaret (Blaise Duval, dit)

Born: 4 September 1739
Colonel: 23 March 1792 (6e Regiment de Dragons)
General de Brigade: 25 August 1792
General de Division: 3 February 1794
Died: 17 January 1803

Duval (Francois Raymond)

Born: 28 July 1756
Chef de Brigade: 22 July 1793
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
Died: 2 January 1832

Duverger (Joseph)

Born: 23 December 1720
Colonel: 2 June 1792 (2e Regiment de Cavalerie)
Marechal de Camp: 1 September 1792
Died: 4 August 1800

Duverger (Alexis Jean Henri)

Born: 14 December 1755
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 28 March 1794
General de Brigade:† 13 June 1795
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 13 January 1830

Duvignau (Jean Pierre Thomas)

Born: 16 October 1738
Colonel: 1 April 1791
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
Died: 24 February 1809

Duvigneau (Bernard Etienne Marie, dit Achille)

Born:† 19 September 1770
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 15 May 1793
General de Brigade: 10 December 1794
Died: 17 June 1827

Duvignot (Charles Siffrein d'Anselme)

Born: 23 June 1756
General de Brigade: 19 March 1794
Died: 9 August 1845

Placed on the Napoleon Series: June 2006

 

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