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Officers promoted to the rank of General de Brigade: La Barre - Zaepfel

By: Tony Broughton


La Barre (Rene-Piere-Elie de)

Born: 17 December 1765
General de Brigade: 3 June 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 20 September 1814
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 3 September 1799
Died: 3 June 1815

La Bedoyere (Charles-Angelique-Francois Huchet)

Born: 7 April 1786
Colonel: 1 May 1813 (122e Regiment díInfanterie de Ligne)
General de Brigade: 26 March 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 29 June 1809
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 21 June 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 12 November 1809
Count of the Empire: 4 June 1815
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 19 November 1808, 22 May 1809 and 23 August 1813
Died: 19 August 1815 (Executed by firing squad)

Lacroix (Pierre-Jean)

Born: 10 July 1771
General de Brigade: 10 June 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 8 October 1803
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 10 September 1808
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 15 October 1805 and 14 June 1807
Died: 21 February 1838

Lapi (Pierre-Joseph-Christian)

Born: 16 March 1766
General de Brigade: 3 May 1815
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 5 August 1854

Larriu (Jean-Francois-Xavier)

Born: 3 September 1774
General de Brigade: 17 May 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 11 February 1813
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 31 December 1849

Le Bel (Antoine-Joseph-Claude)

Born: 6 January 1765
Chef de Brigade: 2 January 1796
General de Brigade: 16 May 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur:† 1 October 1807
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 1792 and 10 March 1809
Died: 1840

Leglise (Pierre)

Born: 4 October 1757
General de Brigade: 31 December 1814
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 5 June 1809
Chevalier of the Empire: 22 November 1811
Baron of the Empire: 28 November 1813
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 2 December 1805, 22 May 1809 and 2 August 1809
Died: 9 June 1838

Le Noir (Auguste-Nicolas)

Born:† 29 July 1776
Colonel: 1 July 1814 (Grenadiers de France)
General de Brigade: 21 December 1814 (Confirmed by Napoleon 28 April 1815)
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 26 May 1808
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 5 May 1812
Chevalier of the Empire: 15 March 1810
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 17 November 1812
Died: 7 January 1850

Leseur (Louis-Jean-Baptiste)

Born: 29 November 1774
General de Brigade: 11 January 1815 (Confirmed by Napoleon 15 May 1815)
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 25 December 1813
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 19 February 1818

Mallet (Jean-Antoine-Laurent)

Born: 14 Auguste 1773
Colonel-Major : 24 June 1811 (1er Regiment de Voltigeurs de la Garde Impťriale)
General de Brigade: 15 June 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1815
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 6 April 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 15 May 1810
Baron of the Empire: 14 June 1810
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 18 May 1799, 16 November 1805 and 17 November 1812
Died: 9 August 1815 (of wounds received at Waterloo)

Mathis (Jean-Nicolas-Eloi)

Born: 25 June 1771
Colonel: 17 January 1807 (2e Regiment de Chasseurs a Cheval)
General de Brigade: 9 June 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 14 March 1806
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 7 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 15 October 1809
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 1800 and 1806
Died: 6 November 1841

Michaux (Antoine-Etienne)

Born: 23 October 1770
Colonel: 19 February 1808
General de Brigade: 13 January 1815 (Confirmed by Napoleon 28 April 1815)
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 30 December 1833

Monistrol (Loius-Augustin-Pulcher de)

Born: 22 September 1774
General de Brigade: 20 January 1815 (Confirmed by Napoleon 10 June 1815)
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 25 November 1813
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 1 April 1846

Montfort (Joseph de Puniet)

Born: 6 April 1774
Colonel: 5 July 1807
General de Brigade: 20 August 1814 (Confirmed by Napoleon 28 May 1815)
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 2 September 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 19 March 1808
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 30 January 1855

General Charles Montholon

General Charles Montholon

Montholon (Charles-Tristan)

Born: 21 July 1783
General de Brigade: 9 April 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 14 March 1806
Count of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 14 October 1806, 10 June 1807, 22 April 1809 and 6 July 1809
Died: 20 August 1853

Noireau (Jean)

Born: 7 May 1755
General de Brigade: 19 May 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 5 February 1804
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 28 June 1813
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 18 June 1821

General Alexandre Ordioni

Ordioni (Alexandre)

Born: 30 December 1758
Chef de Brigade: 22 September 1796
Colonel: 28 May 1810 (6e Regiment díInfanterie de Ligne Italian)
General de Brigade: 16 June 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 6 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 11 June 1815
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 28 June 1811, 25 October 1811 and 2 November 1811
Died: 10 April 1822

Passinges de Prechamps (Eustache-Hubert)

Born: 24 May 1773
Chef de Brigade: 16 April 1803
General de Brigade: 10 April 1815
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 17 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 14 June 1810
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 2 June 1854

Pinterville (Pierre-Alexis)

Born: 31 January 1771
Colonel-Major: 3 February 1813 (Dragons de la Garde Imperiale)
General de Brigade: 3 June 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 26 March 1804
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 1 July 1812
Baron of the Empire: 16 August 1813
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 17 September 1813
Died: 27 August 1850

Prevost (Marc-Marie-Stanislas)

Born: 23 March 1776
Colonel: 17 November 1813 (26e Regiment díInfanterie de Ligne)
General de Brigade: 5 June 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 6 April 1811
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 3 April 1811
Died: 11 April 1831

Ramel (Jean-Pierre)

Born: 16 October 1768
Chef de Brigade: 1 November 1796
General de Brigade: 10 June 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 20 May 1810
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 8 January 1803
Died: 17 August 1815 (assasinated)

Renaud (Antoine-Francois-Adolphe)

Born: 9 February 1770
Colonel: 3 December 1807 (30e Regiment de Dragons)
General de Brigade: 17 January 1815 (Confirmed by Napoleon 20 June 1815)
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 25 March 1804
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 3 April 1814
Baron of the Empire: 14 April 1810
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 10 March 1841

Robert (Simon)

Born: 13 February 1762
Major: 5 April 1809 (1er Regiment de Conscrit-Grenadiers)
Major: 30 December 1810 (2e Regiment de Conscrit-Grenadiers)
Major : 30 December 1810 (4e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Impťriale)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
General de Brigade : 12 October 1814 (Confirmed by Napoleon 10 June 1815)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 19 January 1812
Baron of the Empire: 15 March 1810††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 12 October 1799
Died: 16 January 1827

Sabatier (Bonaventure-Hypolithe)

Born: 14 July 1773
Colonel: 18 February 1808
General de Brigade: 13 January 1815 (Confirmed by Napoleon 28 April 1815)
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 19 June 1807
Chevalier of the Empire: 18 June 1809
Baron of the Empire: 9 January 1810
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 9 February 1799
Died: 18 October 1842

Saint Martin (Jean-Etienne)

Born: 22 January 1762
Colonel: 30 April 1809 (1er Regiment díInfanterie de Ligne)
General de Brigade: 23 August 1814 (Confirmed by Napoleon 19 June 1815)
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 25 March 1804
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 30 January 1812Baron of the Empire: 15 May 1809
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 3 December 1795 and 16 April 1809
Died: 2 August 1828

General Paul Sapieha

General Paul Sapieha

Sapieha (Paul Prince)

Born: 1781
General de Brigade: 16 June 1815
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 2 January 1855

Tascher de la Pagerie (Jean-Henry-Robert)

Born: 24 June 1785
Colonel: 25 July 1808 (2e Regiment provisoire de Chasseurs)
General de Brigade: 25 September 1814 (Confirmed by Napoleon 21 April 1815)
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 1808
Count of the Empire: 9 March 1810
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 17 January 1816

Teulet (Raymond-Jean-Baptiste)

Born: 20 September 1768
Colonel: 4 December 1813 (67e Regiment díInfanterie de Ligne)
General de Brigade: 19 April 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 25 March 1804
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 11 October 1812
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 16 April 1793 and 22 July 1808
Died: 30 March 1828

Turenne (Henri-Amedee-Mercure)

Born: 23 September 1776
Colonel: 8 March 1814
General de Brigade: 3 June 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 28 June 1807
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 10 August 1810
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 21 June 1815
Count of the Empire: 15 August 1813
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 16 March 1852

Wautier (Charles-Albert)

Born: 4 February 1754
Colonel: 1 January 1814 (84e Regiment díInfanterie de Ligne)
General de Brigade: 24 January 1815 (Confirmed by Napoleon 17 June 1815)
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 26 May 1813
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 24 August 1814
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 1 December 1808 and 15 November 1813
Died: 8 December 1843

Zaepfel (Francois-Louis)

Born: 4 April 1782
Colonel: 28 January 1813 (6e Regiment díInfanterie Legere)
General de Brigade: 3 June 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 1 August 1809
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 31 January 1813
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 15 June 1812
Died: 17 January 1865

Between the period the 1 July 1815 and the 6 July 1815 a further fifteen officers were promoted to the rank of General de Brigade by the Commision Executive du Gouvernment Provisoire they were as follows.

Avisard (Antoine) Ė 1 July 1815
Cambriels (Pierre-Dominique) Ė 1 July 1815
Chabert (Louis) Ė 1 July 1815
Esnard (Jacques-Henry) Ė 1 July 1815
Jube (Auguste-Charles) Ė 1 July 1815
Warenghien de Flory (Adrien-Lamorial) Ė 1 July 1815
Saviot (Jean-Baptiste) Ė 3 July 1815
Simonneau (Piere-Joseph) Ė 3 July 1815
Clement (Jacques-Valier) Ė 4 July 1815
Bernard (Jacques-Bernard) Ė 5 July 1815
Chailliot (Louis-Claude) Ė 5 July 1815
Michel de la Bretonniere (Francois-Alexandre) Ė 5 July 1815
Petiet (Auguste-Louis) Ė 5 July 1815
Trezal (Camille-Alphonse) Ė 5 July 1815
Plique (Louis-Augustin) Ė 6 July 1815

 

 

 

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