French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Labadie to Lazowski

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.


Labadie (Jean de)

Born: 16 December 1719
Colonel: 1751 (in the service of Russia)
Colonel: 19 February 1781 (in the service of Prussia)
General de Brigade: 25 April 1793
Died: 1 March 1812

La Baroliere (Jacques Marie Pilotte)

La Barre (Andre de)

Born: 30 November 1749
Colonel : 23 November 1791 (15e Regiment de Dragons)
General de Brigade: 25 June 1793
General de Division: 5 January 1794
Died: 7 June 1794 (Mortally wounded)

La Bayette de Galles (Charles Morard de)

Born: 4 February 1734
Colonel: 1 November 1792 (2e Regiment díArtillerie a Pied)
General de Brigade: 26 March 1793
General de Division: 1 April 1796
Died: 21 April 1813

Laboissiere (Pierre Garnier)

Laboissiere (Francois Garnier)

Born: 26 September 1781
Colonel : 22 August 1812
General de Brigade: 8 January 1813
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 10 August 1813
Baron of the Empire: 20 May 1813
Died: 15 September 1813

La Bruyere (EtienneChassin)

Born:?
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
Died: ?

La Bruyere (Andre Adrien Joseph)

Born: 23 January 1768
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 1 January 1796
General de Brigade: 29 August 1803
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur:11 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: March 1808
Died: 2 December 1808 (Died of Wounds)

Lachaise (Jacques Francois)

Born: 13 January 1743
Colonel : 25 July 1791 (19e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Chevalier of the Empire: 28 January 1809
Baron of the Empire: 31 December 1809|
Died: 11 March 1823

La Chapelle de Bellegrade (Louis Francois Passerat)

Born: 28 February 1726
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Died: 26 December 1796

Lachiche (Claude Quentin de)

Born: 31 October 1719
Colonel: 1 January 1777
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Died: 15 October 1803

Laclos (Pierre Ambroise Francois Choderlos)

Born: 18 October 1741
Marechal de Camp: 22 September 1792
Died: 5 September 1803

Lacombe Saint Michel (Jean Pierre)

Born: 5 March 1751
General de Brigade: 17 November 1793
General de Division: 13 February 1798
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 27 July 1808
Died: 27 January 1812

Lacoste (Clement Jean Etienne)

Lacoste (Andre Bruno de Frevol)
Born: 14 June 1775
Colonel: 15 August 1806
General de Brigade: 28 August 1808
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 26 May 1807
Count of the Empire: 18 March 1808
Died: 2 February 1809 (Died of wounds)

La Coste de Fontenille (Pierre Jean Baptiste)

Born: 29 September 1761
Adjudant General Colonel: 3 September 1792
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Died: 23 August 1816

La Coste Duvivier (Jean Laurent Justin )

Lacroix (Mathieu)

Lacroix (Francois Joseph Pamphile)

Born: 1 June 1774
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 29 January 1799
General de Brigade: 26 March 1802
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 2 July 1808
Died: 16 October 1841

Lacuee (Jean Gaspard)

Born: 4 November 1752
Adjudant General Colonel: 18 September 1792
General de Brigade: 3 February 1793
General de Division: 1 February 1805
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur:2 February 1809
Count of the Empire: 26 April 1808
Died: 14 June 1841

Laczinski (Joseph)

Born: 1779
Colonel: 1 September 1807 (3e Regiment de Cavalerie du Grand-Duche de Varsovie)
General de Brigade: 27 February 1812
General de Brigade: 26 February 1814 (In the service of France)
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 11 May 1813
Died: ?

La Farelle (Barthelemy Simon Francois)

Born: 11 September 1736
Colonel : 25 July 1791 (14e Regiment de Cavalerie)
Marechal de Camp: 5 September 1792
Died: 22 July 1820

La Fayette (Marie Joseph Paul Roch Gilbert du Motier)

Born: 6 September 1757
Marechal de Camp: 5 December 1781
Lieutenant General: 30 June 1790
Died: 20 May 1834

Laffite (Justin)

Lafitte (Michel Pascal)

Lafitte Clave (Andre Joseph)

Born: 23 February 1740
Colonel: 1 April 1791
Marechal de Camp: 25 October 1792
Died: 11 February 1794

Lafon Blaniac (Guillaume Joseph Nicolas)

Lafont (Elie)

Lafosse (Jacques Mathurin)

Lagarde (Henri Jacques Martin)

Lagrange (Joseph)

Born: 10 January 1763
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 10 June 1794
General de Brigade: 14 July 1798
General de Division: 23 September 1800
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 28 April 1810
Died: 16 January 1836

Laharpe (Amedee Emmanuel Francois)

Born: 17 October 1754
Chef de Brigade: 17 December 1793
General de Brigade: 20 December 1793
General de Division: 16 August 1796
Died: 10 May 1796 (Killed in action)

Lahorie (Victor Claude Alexandre Fanneau)

Born: 5 January 1766
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 5 February 1799
General de Brigade: 11 may 1800
General de Division: 23 September 1801
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 28 October 1812 (Executed)

Lahure (Louis Joseph)

Lajolais (Frederic Michel Francois Joseph de)

Born: 1 August 1765
Colonel: 7 October 1792
General de Brigade: 21 June 1793
Died: 28 September 1808

d'Audenarde (Charles Eugene Lalaing)

Lalance (Alexandre)

Born: 14 November 1771
Chef de Brigade: 23 May 1798
General de Brigade: 12 march 1800
Member of the Legion díHonneur:
Died: 15 September 1822

Lalanne (Jean)

Born: 11 October 1756
General de Brigade: 5 October 1793
Member of the Legion díHonneur:26 February 1814
Died: 23 March 1841

Lallemand de Waites (Joseph Theodore Gabriel)

Lallemand (Francois Antoine)

Lallemand (Henry Dominique)

Lamarche (Francois Joseph Drouot)

Born: 14 July 1733
Colonel: 25 July 1791 (5e Regiment de Hussards)
Marechal de Camp: 10 October 1792
Died: 18 May 1814

La Marliere (Albert Victoire Despret)

Born: 23 October 1745
Colonel: 19 December 1792 (8e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 20July 1794
Died: 18 December 1825

La Marliere (Antoine Nicolas Collier)

Born: 3 December 1745
Colonel: 5 February 1792 (14e Regiment díInfanterie)
Marechal de Camp:† 25 August 1792
Died: 2 December 1793 (Executed)

Lamarque (Jean Maximilien)

Born: 22 July1770
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 14 May 1795
General de Brigade: 6 March 1801
General de Division: 6 December 1807
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 21 July 1809
Baron of the Empire: 4 June 1810
Died: 1 June 1832

Lamarque d'Arrouzat (Jean Baptiste Isidore)

Lamartilliere (Jean Fabre)

Lamartiniere (Thomas Mignot de)

Lambert (Henry Francois)

Born: 2 June 1760
General de Brigade: 28 January 1794
Died: 7 September 1796 (Killed in action)

Lambert (Urbain Francois)

Lamer (Charles Pierre)

Born: 23 February 1753
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade : July 1793
General de Brigade: 10 August 1793
General de Division: 23 December 1793
Member of the Legion díHonneur: 25 March 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 13 August 1811
Died: 28 November 1812 (Disappeared at the crossing of the Beresina)

Lameth (Alexandre Theodore Victor)

Born: 24 June 1756
Colonel: 9 September 1779
Marechal de Camp: 28 November 1791
Died: 19 October 1854

Lameth (Charles Malo Francois)

Born: 6 October 1757
Colonel: 10 March 1788 (Regiment des Cuirassiers de Roi)
Marechal de Camp: 6 February 1792
Member of the Legion díHonneur: 20 June 1809
Died: 28 December 1832

Lameth (Alexandre Theodore Victor)

Born: 28 October 1760
Colonel: 7 January 1789 (Regiment de Cuirassiers)
Colonel: 25 July 1791 (14e Regiment de Dragons)
Marechal de Camp: 7 May 1792
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 30 June 1811
Baron of the Empire: 14 February 1810
Died: 20 March 1829

Lamorendiere Ducoudray (Etienne Francois)           

Lamorliere (Alexis Magallon)

Born: 3 January 1707
Colonel: 1 April 1757
Marechal de Camp: 10 February 1759
Died: 30 January 1799

Lamorliere (Francois Louis Magallon)

Born: 27 October 1754
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade : 13 May 1793
General de Brigade: 6 January 1795
Chevalier of the Empire: 14 February 1810
Died: 31 December 1825

Lamotte (Auguste Etienne Marie)

Lamour (Francois Marie)

Lamoureux de la Gennetiere (Pierre Francois Lambert)

Born: 25 September 1740
Marechal de Camp: 12 October 1792
General de Division: 1 February 1796
Died: 28 June 1796

Lamouroux de la Roque Cussan (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 11 August 1736
Colonel: 22 September 1792 (29e Regiment díInfanterie)
General de Brigade: 15 may 1793
Died: 15 September 1819

Lamy (Charles Francois Joseph)

Born: 9 January 1736
Chef de Brigade:30 October 1792
General de Brigade: 3 September 1793
Died: 9 September 1809

Lanabere (Jean Pierre)

Lanchatin† (Louis Francois)

Landremont (Charles Hyacinthe leclerc)

Born: 21 August 1739
Colonel: 12 July 1792
Marechal de Camp: 5 October 1792
Died: 26 September 1818
Landrin (Jean Noel)
Born: 22 May 1752
General de Division: 26 May 1797
Died: ?

Langeron (Gaspard Louis)

Lannes (Jean)     

La Noue (Rene Joseph)

Born: 7 September 1731
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenant General: 6 February 1792
Died: 17 November 1795

Lanusse (Francois)

Born: 3 November 1772
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 24 November 1794
General de Brigade: 27 April 1796
General de Division: 26 January 1800
Died: 21 March 1801 (Died of wounds received at battle of Canope)

Lanusse (Pierre)

Lapaliere (Marin Gueroult)

Born: 19 September 1745
General de Brigade: 7 April 1793
Died: 12 September 1838

Lapisse (Pierre Bellon)

Laplanche (Jean Baptiste Antoine)

Born: 25 January 1757
Chef de Brigade: 2 October 1794
General de Brigade: 29 August 1803
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 21 September 1808
Died: 8 January 1832

Laplanche - Morthieres (Claude Joseph)

Laplane (Jean Gregoire Barthelemy Rouger de)

Laplume (?)

Born: ?
General de Brigade: 30 July 1802
Died: August 1803

La Poype (Jean FranÁois Cornu)

Born: 31 May 1758
Colonel: 16 May 1792 (104e Regiment díInfanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 1 September 1792
General de Division: 8 April 1793
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1814
Baron of the Empire: 29 January 1812
Died: 27 January 1851

Laprun (Pierre)

Born: 16 September 1737
Chef de Brigade: 12 September 1793
General de Brigade: 9 February 1794
General de Division: 10 May 1794
Died: 1822

Lardemelle (Toussaint Joseph)

Born: 14 September 1734
Colonel : 25 July 1791 (11e Regiment de Cavalerie)
Marechal de Camp: 10 June 1792
Died: 12 November 1806

La Riboisiere (Jean Ambroise Baston de)

Laroche (Francois)

Laroche Dubouscat (Antoine)

Born: 16 December 1757
Chef de Brigade : 8 July 1793
General de Brigade: 2 October 1793
General de Division: 30 July 1799
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 21 June 1831

Laronde (Philippe Ambroise Denis)

Born: 6 December 1752
General de Brigade: 16 September 1793
General de Division: 30 September 1793
Died: 21 October 1813

La Roque (Jean Alexandre Durand)

Born : 30 August 1731
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
General de Division: 15 May 1793
Died: 29 July 1816

La Roque (Nicolas Roque dit)

Born: 14 December 1736
Colonel: 12 July 1792 (79e Regiment díInfanterie)
General de Brigade: 7 September 1793
Died: 1 May 1815

Larroque (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 19 October 1768
Colonel: 2 March 1810
General de Brigade: 31 May 1813
Member of the Legion díHonneur: 29 May 1806
Died: 25 February 1821

La Sabatie (Jean dit Andrieux)

Born: 15 April 1742
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
Died: 1 March 1811

La Salcette (Jean Jacques Bernardin Colaud)

Born: 27 December 1759
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 29 October 1795
General de Division: 22 March 1815
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 18 May 1811
Died: 3 September 1834

Lasalle (Antoine Charles Louis de)

Lasalle Cezeau (Francois)

Lastic (Francois de)

Born: 13 July 1729
Colonel: 20 February 176
Marechal de Camp: 3 January 1770
Died: 12 September 1794

Lataye (Pierre Francois)

Laterrade (Jean Jacques)

Born: 19 August 1758
Chef de Brigade : 1 June 1793
General de Brigade: 11 October 1793
Died: 28 February 1794

Latour (Henry Joseph Vincent)

Born: 6 October 1751
Chef de Brigade: 8 November 1793
General de Brigade: 3 November 1794
Died: 1826

Latour (Joseph)

Latour Foissac (Francois Philippe)

Born: 11 July 1750
Chef de Brigade: 8 March 1793
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 11 February 1804

Latour Foissac (Antoine Henri Armand Jules Elisabeth)

Laubadere (Joseph Marie Tennet de)

Born: 27 April 1745
Adjudant General Colonel: 3 September 1792
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: 8 April 1809

Laubadere (Germain Felix Tennet de)

Lauberdiere (Louis Francois Bertrand du Pont díAubevoye)

Born:† 27 October 1759
Adjudant General Colonel: 1 April 1791
General de Brigade: 12 February 1807
Member of the Legion díHonneur: 2 April 1807
Baron of the Empire: 3 June 1808
Died: 8 February 1837

Lauer (Jean)

Born: 25 May 1758
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 March 1794
General de Brigade: 18 March 1807
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 30 June 1811
Count of the Empire: 25 March 1810
Died: 17 December 1816

Laumoy (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 12 April 1750
Marechal de Camp: 25 August 1791
Died: 19 January 1832

Laumur (Michel)

Born: 22 February 1730
Colonel: 5 August 1792 (5e Regiment díInfanterie)
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: 24 March 1794 (Executed)

Laurent (Francois Guillaume Barthelemy)

Born: 24 August 1750
General de Brigade: 19 March 1794
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 14 September 1825

Lauriston (Jacques Alexandre Bernard Law de)

Laval (Mathieu Paul Louis de Montmorency)

Born: 7 August 1748
General de Brigade: 21 December 1808
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 21 December 1808
Died: 28 December 1809

La Val (Anne Gilbert)

Lavallette (Louis Jean Baptiste)

Born: 27 October 1753
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 28 July 1794 (Executed)

Lavellette du Verdier (Jean Pierre Marie)

Born: 18 February 1767
General de Brigade: 18 January 1803
Died: 19 April 1804

Lavaux (Etienne Maynaud Bizefranc)

Born: 8 August 1751
Colonel: 6 November 1791 (6e Regiment de Dragons)
General de Brigade: 6 June 1793
General de Division: 25 May 1795
Died: 12 May 1828

Laville (Joseph Alexandre Felix Marie)

Born: 10 February 1774
General de Brigade: 3 September 1813
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 17 June 1813
Commander of the Legion díHonneur:
Died: 22 June 1856

Laville de Villa Stelllone (Gaetan Joseph Prosper Cesar)

Born: 21 August 1775
Colonel: 20 July 1809
General de Brigade: 5 December 1812
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 17 June 1813
Died: 21 October 1848

La Ville sur Illon (Ferdinand)

Born: 4 May 1777
Colonel: 5 June 1809
General de Brigade: 14 September 1813
Died: 1 March 1865

Lazowski (Joseph Felix)

Born: 20 November 1759
Chef de Brigade: 15 May 1799
General de Brigade: 15 August 1806
General de Division: 21 July 1808
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 11 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 8 October 1812

Placed on the Napoleon Series: November 2006

 

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