French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Leblanc to Lejeune

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.


Leblanc (Jean Jacques Blanc dit)

Born: 3 October 1745
General de Brigade: 8 April 1794
Died: 6 September 1820

Leblanc Delisle (Paul Alexandre) Ė 3e Regiment de Dragons

Lebley (Claude Marie)

Born: 6 April 1754
General de Brigade: 6 October 1793
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 9 December 1833

Lebondidier (Leonard)

Born: 21 March 1759
General de Brigade: 21 February 1814
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 May 1807
Died: 27 August 1837

Le Brun (Francois Leon)

Lebrun (Claude Louis)

Lebrun (Anne Charles)

Le Capitaine (Jacques)

Born: 3 November 1765
Colonel: 1 August 1808 (Grenadiers de la Garde du Roi)
Colonel: 23 January 1814 (In the service of France)
General de Brigade: 7 February 1814
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 17 March 1814
Died: 16 June 1815 (Killed at the battle of Ligny)

Lecat (Francois Joseph)

Born: 18 November 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 18 November 1796
General de Brigade: 10 February 1814
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Commander of the Legion díHonneur:
Died: 30 January 1842

Lechi (Joseph)

Born: 17 December 1767
General de Brigade: 19 December 1799
General de Division: 24 June 1800
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 12 February 1813
Died: 1836

Leclaire (Thoedore Francois Joseph)

Born: 18 October 1752
Colonel: 1 January 1791 (96e Regiment díInfanterie)
General de Brigade: 8 April 1793
General de Division: 22 September 1793
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 13 January 1811

Leclerc (Victor Emmanuel)

Born: 17 March 1772
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 19 April 1794
General de Brigade: 6 May 1797
General de Division: 26 August 1799
Died: 2 November 1802

Leclerc des Essarts (Louis Nicolas Martin)

Born: 25 April 1770
General de Brigade: 29 September 1808
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 21 September 1809
Count of the Empire: 9 December 1809
Died: 18 May 1820

Leclerc díOstein (Pierre Jean Baptiste)

Le Comte (Jean Baptiste Sebastien)

Born: 18 November 1737
Colonel : 1 October 1792 (21e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: ? March 1793
Died: ?

Lecomte (Rene Louis)

Born: 14 May 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: July 1793
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 8 October 1793
Died: 15 October 1793 (Died of wounds received at the combat of Chatillon)

Lecourbe (Claude Jacques)

Born: 22 February 1758
Chef de Brigade : 20 May 1794
General de Brigade: 12 June 1794
General de Division: 5 February 1799
Member of the Legion díHonneur:
Died: 22 October 1815

Lecousturier díArmenonville (Robert Antoine Marie)

Born: 7 March 1745
Colonel: 29 June 1792
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
Died: 9 July 1818

Ledee (Joseph Thomas)

Le Dieu de Ville (Pierre Eleonore)

Le Doyen (Jean Denis)

Born: 26 September 1751
Chef de Brigade : 12 April 1793
General de Brigade: 21 June 1793
Died: 16 May 1802

Le Dru des Essarts (Francois Roch)

Lefebvre (Francois Joseph)

Born: 25 October 1755
General de Brigade: 2 December 1793
General de Division: 10 January 1794
Marechal díEmpire: 19 May 1804
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur: 2 February 1805
Duc de Dantzig10 September 1808
Died: 14 September 1820

Lefebvre (Marie Xavier Joseph)

Born: 9 March 1785
General de Brigade: 11 September 1810
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 15 December 1812

Lefebvre (Simon)

Lefebvre de Ladonchamp (Jacques Henry Francois)

Born: 19 October 1727
Colonel: 1 April 1791
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: 8 June 1814

Lefebvre Desnouettes (Charles)

Le Feron (Louis Hyacinthe)

Born: 30 November 1765
General de Brigade: 19 August 1793
Died: August 1799

Lefol (Etienne Nicolas)

Born: 24 October 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 25 July 1799
General de Brigade: 12 November 1808
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 6 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 22 November 1808
Died: 5 September 1840

Le Fort (Frederic Antoine Henry)

Born: 20 June 1754
Colonel: 12 March 1788 (Regiment de la Marck)
Marechal de Camp: 6 February 1792
Died: ?

Lefort (Charles Auguste Philippe)

Born: 1757
General de Brigade: 8 march 1793
Died: ?

Lefranc (Jacques)

Legendre díHarvesse (Francois Marie Guillaume)

Legier (Pierre Joseph)

Born: 6 April 1730
Marechal de Camp: 9 march 1788
Died: ?

Legrand (Louis Melchior)

Born: 22 January 1755
Chef de Brigade: 13 January 1794
General de Brigade: 31 January 1794
Died: 28 October 1800

Legrand (Etienne)

Born: 18 March 1755
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 28 August 1793
General de Brigade: 15 September 1793
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 15 June 1808
Died: 11 May 1828

Legrand (Claude Juste Alexandre)

Born: 23 February 1762
General de Brigade: 20 September 1793
General de Division: 20 April 1799
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur: 7 January 1806
Count of the Empire: 10 March 1808
Died: 9 January 1815

Legros (Maximin)

Born: 7 May 1750
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division:
Member of the Legion díHonneur:
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur:
Officer of the Legion díHonneur:
Commander of the Legion díHonneur:
Baron of the Empire:
Count of the Empire:
Died: 20 March 1823

Legros (Jean Hector dit)

Born: 25 January 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 26 October 1793
General de Brigade: 21 May 1800
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 15 June 1804
Commander of the Legion díHonneur:
Died: 26 December 1829

Leguay (Francois Joseph)

Born: 18 May 1764
Chef de Brigade: 30 July 1799
General de Brigade: 6 march 1801
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 26 April 1810
Died: 16 December 1812

Leigonyer (Francois)

Born: 4 December 1740
Colonel: 10 June 1792 (11e Regiment de cavalerie)
Marechal de Camp: 2 September 1792
Died: 12 March 1801

Lejeune (Louis Francois)

Born: 3 February 1775†††††††††††††
Colonel: 10 March 1809
General de Brigade: 23 September 1812
General de Division:
Member of the Legion díHonneur:
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur:
Officer of the Legion díHonneur:
Commander of the Legion díHonneur:
Baron of the Empire: 6 October 1810
Count of the Empire:
Died: 26 February 1848

Placed on the Napoleon Series: December 2006

 

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