French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Lemarie to Lynch

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.

Lemarie (Andre Joseph)

Born: 6 March 1738
General de Brigade: 15 September 1793
General de Division: 30 March 1794
Died: 24 October 1802

Lemarie (Simon Hubert Mairedit)

Born: 12 July 1755
General de Brigade: 27 January 1794
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 21 June 1817

Le Marois (Jean Leonor Francois)

Born: 17 March 1776
Chef de Brigade: 13 January 1800
General de Brigade: 29 August 1803
General de Division: 24 December 1805
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 23 August 1808
Count of the Empire: 15 June 1808
Died: 14 October 1836

Lemoine (Louis)

Born: 23 November 1754
General de Brigade: 1 September 1793
General de Division: 1 January 1796
Member of the Legion d’Honneur:
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur: |
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur:
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur:
Baron of the Empire:
Count of the Empire:
Died: 23 July 1842

Le Monnier (Rene Nicolas Monnier dit)

Born: 27 February 1741
General de Brigade: 5 October 1793
General de Division: 28 January 1794
Member of the Legion d’Honneur:
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur:
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur:
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur:
Baron of the Empire:
Count of the Empire:
Died: 15 September 1819

Le Mouton de Boisdeffre (Louis Rene)

Born: 15 February 1744
Colonel: 5 February 1792
Marechal de Camp: 22 July 1792
General de Division:
Member of the Legion d’Honneur:
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur:
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur:
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur:
Baron of the Empire:
Count of the Empire:
Died: 26 May 1814

Lemoyne (Marc Antoine)

Born: 15 August 1741
Chef de Brigade: 26 January 1796
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
General de Division:
Member of the Legion d’Honneur:
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur:
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur:
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur:
Baron of the Empire:
Count of the Empire:
Died: 19 April 1817

Lenglentier (Charles Philibert de)

Born: 1 September 1728
Marechal de Camp: 7 September 1792
General de Division: 8 March 1793
Died: 11 February 1796

Lenoir de la Crotchetier (Michel Etienne Francois)

Born: 11 January 1765
General de Brigade: 19 August 1793 |
Died: April 1797

Leorier (Joseph Placide Alexandre)

Born: 30 July 1772
Chef de Brigade: 26 April 1794 (1er Demi-Brigade deBataille)
General de Brigade: 27 January 1794 (Refused the promotion)
Died: ?

Lepaige (Jean Francois)

Born: 19 January 1739 Colonel: 20 June 1803
(2e Regiment d’Artillerie de la Marin)
General de Brigade: 5 August 1804
Count of the Empire:
Died: 10 January 1814

Lepic (Louis)

Lepin (Pierre Henri)  

Lepine (Joseph Francois Antoine Gabriel)

Born: 8 January 1736
General de Brigade: 26 August 1793
Died: 1 June 1797

Lequoy (Louis)

Born: 7 June 1755
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
General de Division: 30 July 1793
Died: 2 April 1835

Le Ris de la Chapelette (Albert Auguste)

Born: 24 January 1734
Colonel: 24 October 1792
General de Brigade: 25 April 1793
Died: 23 October 1811

Lerivint (Gabriel Jacques)

Born: 2 April 1741
General de Brigade: 10 January 1794
Died 14 June 1823

Lery (Francois Joseph d’Estienne de Chaussegros)

Born: 11 September 1754
Chef de Brigade: 19 December 1795
General de Brigade: July 1796
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 December 1805
Baron of the Empire: 4 January 1811
Died: 5 September 1824

Leschelle (Jean)

Born: 2 April 1760
General de Brigade: 17 August 1793
General de Division: 30 September 1793
Died 19 February 1794

L’Escuyer (Charles Louis Joseph d’Hagnicourt)

Born: 4 December 1741
Colonel: 5 November 1792
General de Brigade: 1 April 1793
Died: 13 August 1793 (Executed)

Le Senecal (George Hyppolyte)

Born: 7 August 1767
General de Brigade: 1 July 1809
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 21 June 1813
Baron of the Empire: 3 February 1813
Died: 25 July 1836

Lespinasse (Augustin)

Born: 8 October 1737
Colonel: 1 January 1791 (5e Regiment d’Artillerie a Pied)
Chef de Brigade: 26 March 1793 (2e Regiment d’Artillerie a Pied)
General de Brigade: 18 February 1794
General de Division: 9 June 1794
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 23 May 1808
Died: 23 November 1816

Lestrade (Claude Aimable Vincent de Roqueplant)

Born: 6 April 1729
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenant General: 12 july 1792
Died: 3 December 1819

Lestranges (Louis charles Cesar de Beaudine de Romanet)

Born: 12 May 1749
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: April 1815

Lesuire (Joseph Mathurin Fidele)

Born: 26 May 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 9 April 1794
General de Brigade: 21 August 1794
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 12 November 1811
Died: 19 April 1832

Letanduere (Antoine Auguste Desherbiers)

Born: 4 April 1749
General de Brigade: 21 June 1793
Died: 16 February 1794 (Executed)

Letellier (Henry)

Born: 19 February 1783
General de Brigade: 4 August 1813
Died: 9 July 1818 (Commited suicide)

Letort (Louis Michel)

Le Tourneur (Francois Louis Honore)

Born: 15 March 1751
Chef de Brigade: 27 May 1797
General de Brigade: 9 June 1797
Died: 4 October 1817

Letourneur (Francois Joseph Alexandre)

Leval (Jean Francois)

Born: 18 April 1762
Chef de Brigade: 12 March 1793 (90e Regiment d’Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 2 October 1793
General de Division: 30 July 1799
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 November 1808
Baron of the Empire: 28 May 1809
Died: 9 July 1834

Levasseur (Victor)

Born: 7 March 1772
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 16 May 1800
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 10 March 1808
Died: 13 September 1811

Levavasseur (Pierre Leon)

Born: 9 March 1756
Chef de Brigade: 11 February 1796
General de Brigade: 29 January 1800
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804 |
Died: 18 July 1808

L’Eveille (Jean Pierre Baptiste)

Born: ?
General de Brigade: 20 March 1796
Died: 7 May 1802

Le Veneur de Tillieres (Alexis Paul Michel Tanneguy)

Born: 28 September 1746
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenant General: 19 June 1792
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur:
Died: 26 May 1833

Levesque de La ferriere (Louis Marie)

L'Heritier (Samuel Francois)

L'Hermitte D’Aubigny (Pierre Francois)

Born: 19 April 1745
Colonel: 10 November 1792 (2e Regiment d’Artillerie de la Marin)
General de Brigade: 28 March 1800
Died: 30 September 1810

L'Huillier (Francois)      

Liancourt (Francois Alexandre Frederic de la Rochefoucault)

Born: 11 January 1747
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenant General: 13 May 1792
Died: 27 March 1827

Liebault (Charles Antoine)

Born: 4 November 1771
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 30 June 1799
Died: 30 April 1811

Liebert (Jean Jacques)

Born: 8 August 1758
General de Brigade: 1 October 1793
General de Division: 28 January 1794
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 22 October 1808
Baron of the Empire: 2 May 1808
Died: 7 December 1814

Liegard (Francois)

Born: 24 January 1745
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 11 April 1795
General de Brigade: 17 March 1797
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur:
Baron of the Empire: 2 January 1814
Died: 9 August 1816

Ligier - Belair (Louis)

Born: 11 July 1762
Chef de Brigade: 8 December 1799
General de Brigade: 15 November 1806
General de Division: 31 July 1810
Baron of the Empire: 10 February 1809
Died: 4 December 1835

Ligniville (Rene Charles Elisabeth de)

Born: 22 February 1760
Colonel: 21 October 1791 (Regiment de Conde)
Marechal de Camp: 13 January 1792
Lieutenant General: 7 September 1792 :
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 28 January 1809
Died: 14 September 1813

Lion (Jean Dieudonne)

Livron (Pierre Gaston Henry)

Born: 3 October 1770
General de Brigade: 19 March 1813
Died: 3 August 1831

Lochet (Pierre Charles) – 94e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Loison (Louis Henry)

Born: 13 May 1771
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: May 1793
General de Brigade: 26 August 1795
General de Division: 25 September 1799
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 14 April 1810
Died: 30 December 1816

Lombard (Antoine de Sagne)

Born: 16 August 1756
Chef de Brigade: 14 January 1793
General de Brigade: 1 October 1793
General de Division: 12 November 1793
Died: 16 August 1842

Lonchamp (Louis)

Lorcet (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 17 March 1768
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 21 May 1794
General de Brigade: 30 July 1799
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1810
Died: 4 December 1822

Lorencez (Guillaume Latrille de)

Lorge (Jean Thomas Guillaume)

Born: 22 November 1767
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
General de Division: 4 April 1799
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 13 February 1811
Died: 28 November 1826

Loubat de Bohan (Jean Claude)

Born: 28 November 1754
Colonel: 29 October 1792 (9e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 20 May 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 6 November 1805
Died: 12 October 1839

Loverdo (Nicolas)   

Lubienski (Thomas)

Luckner (Nicolas)

Born: 12 January 1722
Lieutenant General: 20 June 1763 |
Marechal de France: 28 December 1791
Died: 4 January 1794 (Executed)

Lucotte (Edme Aime)

Ludot (Denis Eloi)

Lynch (Isidore)

Born: 8 June 1755
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 1 April 1791
Marechal de Camp: 6 February 1792
General de Division: 9 March 1793
Died: 8 August 1838

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: January 2007

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