French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Keating to Krieg

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.

Keating (Thomas)

Kellermann (Francois Etienne Christophe)

Born: 28 May 1735
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenant General: 20 March 1792
Marechal díEmpire: 19 May 1804
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur: 2 February 1805
Duke de Valmy: 3 June 1808
Died: 13 September 1820

Kellermann (Francois Etienne)

Born: 4 August 1770
Adjudant Chef de Brigade: 25 March 1795
General de Brigade: 28 May 1797
General de Division: 5 July 1800
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 2 June 1835

Kerenveyer (Francois Nicolas Pascal de)

Born: 13 June 1729
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
General de Division: 15 May 1793
Died: 30 May 1794

Kermorvan (Gilles-Jean-Marie-Roland de Barazer)

Born: 23 December 1740
Marechal de Camp: 21 November 1792 (in the service of Republique Belgique)
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793 (in the service of France)
Died: 18 January 1817

Kerverseau (Francois Marie Perichou, dit de)

Born: 13 June 1757
General de Brigade: 17 May 1797
Member of the Legion díHonneur: 9 November 1806
Died: 23 February 1825

Kilmaine (Charles Edouard Saul Jennings de)

Kindelan (Jean de)

Born: 7 December 1759
Colonel: 11 July 1794 (Regiment díUltonia Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 5 October 1802
General de Division: 28 May 1812
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 22 June 1808
Died: 13 November 1822

Kirgener (Francois Joseph de Planta)

Born: 8 October 1766
Chef de Brigade: 21 October 1800
General de Brigade: 25 December 1805
Major-Colonel: 10 January 1810 (Genie de la Garde Imperial)
General de Division: 13 March 1813
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 26 May
Baron of the Empire: 5 October 1808
Died: 22 May 1813 (Killed at Mackersdorf)

Kister (Georges)

Kleber (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 9 March 1753
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 1 April 1793
General de Brigade: 17 August 1793
General de Division: 17 October 1793
Died: 14 June 1800 (Assassinated)

Klein (Dominique Louis Antoine)

Born: 24 January 1761
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade:6 December 1793
General de Brigade: 22 October 1794
General de Division: 5 February 1799
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 26 April 1808
Died: 2 November 1845

Klicki (Stanislas)

Born: 19 November 1775
Colonel: 22 October 1811 (7e Regiment de Cheveau-Legers Lanciers Polonais)
General de Brigade: 22 July 1813
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 11 December 1808
Baron of the Empire: 20 March 1812
Died: 21 April 1841

Kniaziewicz (Charles)

Born: 4 May 1762
Colonel: 9 July 1794
General de Brigade:? July 1797
General de Division: 25 May 1812 (in the service of the Grand Duche de Varsovie)
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 9 May 1842

Konopka (Jean)

Krasinski (Vincent Corbin)

Krayenhoff (Corneille Rodolphe Theodore)

Born: 2 June 1758
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 7 May 1812
Died: 24 November 1840

Krieg (Jean Ernest) †††††††††††††††††††

Placed on the Napoleon Series: November 2006

 

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