French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Jablonowski to Jurgy de la Varenne

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.

Jablonowski (Ladislas Francois Constantin)

Born: 5 October 1769
Chef de Brigade: 4 January 1798
General de Brigade: 20 May 1800
Died: 6 September 1802

Jacob (Maximilien Henri Nicolas)

Born: February 1765
General de Brigade: 5 September 1793
Died: 9 October 1796 (Executed)

Jacob (Philippe Joseph)

Born: 10 February 1765
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 5 September 1793
Member of the LegiondíHonneur: 17 July 1804
Died: 9 January 1826

Jacobe de Trigny (Augustin Jean Baptiste)

Born: 14 December 1751
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 15 May 1793
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 12 November 1814

Jacopin (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 20 October 1755
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 28 November 1793
General de Brigade: 10 January 1794
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 28 May 1811

Jacquemard (Nicolas)

Jacquet (Jean Pierre)

Born: 5 May 1779
Colonel : 6 October 1806 (1er Regiment de Hussards Italien)
Marechal de Camp: 10 February 1812 (In the service of the kingdom of Italy)
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 12 May 1813
Died: 15 May 1829

Jacquin (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 166 December 1759
General de Brigade: 30 May 1808
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 2 November 1808
Died: 3 March 1841

Jacquinot (Charles Claude)

Jalras (Francois)

Born: 10 May 1750
Chef de Brigade: 30 June 1796
General de Brigade: 1 February 1805
Member of the Legion díHonneur: 7 December 1803
Baron of the Empire: 7 December 1811
Died: 16 April 1817

Jamin (Jean Baptiste) †††††

Jamin de Bermuy (Jean Baptiste Auguste Marie)

Born: 17 February 1775
Colonel: 7 December 1807 (Regiment de Chevau-Legers de la Garde Napolitaine)
Marechal de Campp: 17 November 1810 (In thhe service of Spain)
General de Brigade: 20 January 1814 (In the service of France)
Died: 18 June 1815 (Killed at the battle of Waterloo)

Jan de la Hamelinaye (Jacques Felix)

Born: 2 February 1769
General de Brigade: 12 June 1809
General de Division: 13 January 1814
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 15 July 1810
Baron of the Empire: 4 January 1811
Died: 14 April 1861

Janssens (Jean Guillaume)

Born: 12 October 1762
Lieutenant General: 28 May 1807
General de Division: 11 November 1810 (In the service of France)
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 16 May 1811
Died: 3 May 1838

Jardon (Henry Antoine)

Born: 3 February 1768
Chef de Brigade: 1 April 1793 (Legion Liegeoise)
General de Brigade: 3 March 1794
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 5 March 1809 (Killed at thr combat of Negrolos)

Jarry (Antoine Anatole Gedeon)

Born: 10 October 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 1 February 1807
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 5 December 1805
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 23 January 1819

Jarry de Vrigny de la Villette (Francois)

Born: ? 1733
Colonel: 30 March 1790 (In the service of Prussia)
Marechal de Camp: 7 May 1792
Died:? 1807

Jaucourt (Arnail Francois)

Born: 14 November 1757
Marechal de Camp: 6 February 1792
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: May 1808
Died: 5 February 1852

Jaucourt Ė Latour (Jacques Louis)

Jeanin (Jean Baptiste)

Jeannet (Louis Francois)

Born: 5 November 1768
Chef de Brigade : 7 September 1793
General de Brigade: 15 March 1814
Member of the Legion díHonneur: 5 December 1813
Died: 3 July 1832

Jenin (Jean Louis)

Born: 31 January 1745
Marechal de Camp: 15 July 1792
Died: ?

Joba (Dominique)

Born: 19 November 1759
Chef de Brigade: November 1793
General de Brigade: 18 August 1794
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 6 September 1809 (Killed at the combat of San Gregorio)

Joly (Thomas)

Born: 11 August 1748
General de Brigade: 1 July 1793
Died: 9 January 1820

Joly (Etienne)

Jomard (Jacques)

Born: 27 January 1768
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 26 October 1793
General de Brigade: 29 August 1803
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 21 January 1817

Jomini (Antoine Henri de)

Born: 6 March 1779
General de Brigade: 7 December 1810
Member of the Legion díHonneur:† 14 May 1807
Baron of the Empire: 27 July 1808
Died: 22 March 1869

Jordy (Nicolas Louis)

Born: 14 September 1758
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 21 July 1793
General de Brigade: 4 January 1794
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 15 June 1804
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 12 November 1811
Died: 7 June 1825

Josnet de Laviolais (Jean Louis Gaspard)

Born: 22 January 1753
General de Brigade: 2 March 1794
Died: 9 January 1822

Jouan (Jacques Casimir)

Joubert (Barthelemy Catherine)

Born: 14 April 1769
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 24 December 1795
General de Division: 7 December 1796
Died: 13 August 1799 (Killed at the battle of Novi)

Joubert (Joseph Antoine Rene de)

Joubert de la Salette (Pierre Joseph)

Born: 3 September 1743
General de Brigade: 11 August 1793
Died: 4 February 1833

Jouffroy (Jean Pierre de)

Born: 20 July 1766
Colonel: 29 October 1803
General de Brigade: 23 June 1811
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 7 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 9 December 1809
Died: 30 September 1846

Jourdan (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 29 April 1762
General de Brigade: 27 May 1793
General de Division: 30 July 1793
Marechal of the Empire: 19 May 1804
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur: 2 February 1805
Count of the Empire
Died: 23 November 1833

Julhien (Joseph Francois Benigne)

Born: 25 February 1763
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 25 February 1797
General de Brigade: 5 July 1800
Died:23 July †1818

Jullien de Bidon (Louis Joseph Victor)

Born: 12 March 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 29 August 1803
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 19 May 1839

Jumel (Jean Marie)

Born: 2 August 1772
General de Brigade: 25 September 1810
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 7 May 1810
Died: 3 April 1825

Jumilhac (Antoine Pierre Joseph Chapelle de)

Born: 31 August 1764
General de Brigade: 18 August 1813
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 11 October 1812
Died: 19 February 1826

Junot (Jean Andoche)

Born: 25 March 1771
Chef de Brigade: 10 May 1796
General de Brigade: 9 January 1799
General de Division: 20 November 1801
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur: 2 February 1805
Grand Officer of the Empire: Colonel General des Hussards: 6 July 1804
Died: 29 July 1813

Jurgy de la Varenne (Louis Charles)

Born: 25 February 1726
Colonel: 20 March 1787
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
Died: 4 March 1805

 

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: October 2006

 

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