French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: MacDonald - Mayer

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.

Macdonald (Etienne Jacques Joseph Alexandre)

Macon (Pierre)

Macors (Francois Antoine Joseph Nicolas)

Born: 7 December 1744
Colonel: 1 July 1792 (4e Regiment d’Infanterie de Marine)
Colonel: 14 February 1793 (Artillerie)
General de Brigade: 25 July 1793
General de Division: 29 September 1799
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 13 June1825

Macquard (Francios)

Born: 18 October 1738
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 16 September 1793
General de Brigade: 8 January 1794
General de Division: 25 February 1794
Died: 29 November 1801

Mainoni (Joseph Antoine Marie Michel)

Maison (Nicolas Joseph)

Born: 19 December 1771
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 3 July 1799
General de Brigade: 10 February 1806
General de Division: 21 August 1812
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 22 November 1808
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 28 September 1813
Baron of the Empire: 2 July 1808
Count of the Empire: 14 August 1813
Died: 13 February 1840

Maisonneuve (Emmanuel Michel Bertrand Gaspard Neuhaus)

Born: 29 September 1757
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 20 September 1793
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur: 23 July 1810
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 22 November 1834

Malartic (Anne Joseph Hippolyte de Maures)

Born: 3 July 1730
Colonel: 5 June 1765 (Regiment de Vermandois)
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1780
Lieutenant General: 25 January 1792
Died: 29 July 1800

Malbrancq (Philippe Joseph)

Born: 4 January 1750
General de Brigade: 28 January 1794
Died: 27 June 1823

Malet (Claude Francois)

Born: 28 June 1754
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 April 1796
General de Brigade: 19 October 1799
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 30 January 1805
Died: 29 October 1812 (Executed)

Malher (Jean Pierre Firmin)

Born: 29 June 1761
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 30 April 1794
General de Brigade: 19 October 1799
General de Division: 27 August 1803
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 December 1805
Died: 13 March 1808

Maltzan (Francois Theobald)

Born: 18 June 1736
Colonel: 24 March 1772
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Died: 28 February 1817

Malye (Etienne Bernard)

Born: 27 August 1758
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 22 March 1821

Mandeville (Eugene Charles Auguste David)

Manhes (Charles Antoine)
Born: 19 October 1777
Colonel: 1 November 1808
General de Brigade: 4 September 1809 (In the service of Naples)
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 17 January 1805
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur: 9 September 1810
Died: August 1854

Manigault - Gaulois (Joseph Yves)

Manscourt du Rozoy (Jean Baptiste Felix)
Born: 26 November 1749
Chef de Brigade: 20 July 1795
General de Brigade: 12 May 1798
Died: 25 August 1824

Manson (Jacques Charles)

Born: 10 September 1724
Colonel: 9 May 1779
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Died: 4 January 1809

Maransin (Jean Pierre)

Born: 20 March 1770
Colonel: 27 January 1807 (1er Legion du Midi)
General de Brigade: 8 November 1808
General de Division: 20 May 1813
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 December 1814
Died: 15 May 1828

Marasse (Jean Rene Paul Blandine)

Born: 18 January 1726
Colonel: 1 February 1762 (Regiment Etranger de Dunkerque)
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Lieutenant General: 25 August 1792
Died: 18 August 1803

Marbot (Jean Antoine)

Born: 7 December 1754|
General de Brigade: 30 August 1793
General de Division: 25 December 1793
Died: 19 April 1800

Marce (Louis Henri Francois)

Born: 12 June 1731
Colonel: 29 February 1769
Marechal de Camp: 21 September 1788
Lieutenant General: 13 May 1792
Died: 29 January 1794 (Executed)

Marceau Desgraviers (Francois Severin)

Born: 1 March 1769
General de Brigade: 16 October 1793
General de Division: 10 November 1793
Died: 21 September 1796 (died of wounds received at Altenkirchen)

Marchais (Edme Pierre Louis)

Born: 14 May 1760
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 9 March 1793
General de Brigade: 24 January 1794
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 27 June 1846

Marchand (Jean Gabriel)

Marchant (Theodore Melchior)

Born: 17 March 1750
General de Brigade: 20 September 1793
Died: ?

Marchant (Louis Thomas)

Born: 14 July 1756
General de Brigade: 27 January 1794
Died: 15 November 1824

Marchant de la Holier (Mathieu Henry)

Born: 6 March 1717
Marechal De Camp: 1 August 1791
General de Division: 8 March 1793
Died: 18 June 1793

Marcognet (Pierre Louis Binet)

Marescot (Armand Samuel)

Born: 1 March 1758
Chef de Brigade: 19 July 1794
General de Brigade: 1 September 1794
General de Division: 8 November 1794
Grand Eagle of the Legion d’Honneur: 2 February 1805
Count of the Empire: 19 March 1808
Died: 5 November 1832

Margaron (Pierre)

Born: 1 May 1765
Chef de Brigade: 23 December 1798 (1er Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 29 August 1803
General de Division: 16 August 1813
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 29 January 1809
Died: 16 December 1824

Marguenat (Jacques Philippe)

Born: ?
Colonel: 24 March 1787
Marechal de Camp: 9 June 1790
Died: ?

Marguet (Jean Joseph)

Marie (Jean Baptiste Simon Firmin de Frehaut)

Born: 25 September 1769
Colonel: 27 February 1807 (In the service of Naples)
General de Brigade: 4 November 1813
Died: 22 January 1835

Marigny (Jean Fortune Bouin)

Born: 6 May 1766
Chef de Brigade: 30 June 1793
General de Brigade: 24 October 1793
Died: 5 December 1793

Marin (Jacques Barthelemy)

Marion (Charles Sebastien)

Marisy (Frederic Christophe Henri Pierre Claude)

Marmont (Auguste FredericLouis Viesse de)

Martel (Philippe Andre)

Born: 21 July 1771
General de Brigade: 11 July 1811
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 24 October 1813
Baron of the Empire: 24 October 1813
Died: 6 September 1849

Martignac (Charles Pascalis)

Born: 26 June 1732
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenant General: 22 May 1792
Died: 8 December 1793

Martilliere (Pierre)

Born: 23 March 1759
Chef de Brigade: 21 June 1794 (91e demi-Brigade de bataille)
General de Brigade: 28 April 1799
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 20 November 1807 (Died of wounds received at Vaprio)

Martin (Joseph Magdelaine)

Born: 6 January 1753
General de Brigade: 20 December 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 29 September 1815

Colonel Marulaz

Colonel Jacob-François Marulaz

Martuschewitz (Georges Alexandre)

Born: 30 April 1753
Colonel: 23 September 1799
Colonel: 19 January 1807 (1er Regiment d’Artillerie Hollandais)
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810
Died: 1 November 1815

Marulaz (Jacob Francois)

Marx (Ferdinand Daniel)

Mas de Polart (Jean Baptiste Charles Rene Joseph)

Massena (Andre)

Massia (Jean de)

Massol de Monteil (Honore Louis Auguste)

Born: 13 February 1747
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 21 October 1793
General de Brigade: 23 December 1793
General de Division: 22 February 1794
Died: 1834

Masson (Jean Augustin)

Mataly de Maran (Pierre)

Matenotte (Joseph Matenot dit)

Born: 24 November 1750
General de Brigade: 14 April 1794
Died: 7 June 1794

Materre (Jean Baptiste Martial)

Mathieu de Saint Maurice puis de la Redorte (David Maurice Joseph)

Born: 20 February 1768
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 9 September 1798
General de Division: 17 April 1799
Count of the Empire: 26 April 1810
Died: 1 March 1833

Mauco (Jean)

Born: 8 October 1749
General de Brigade: 13 December 1793
General de Division: 7 June 1795
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 29 March 1805
Died: 22 November 1827

Maucombe (Jean Francois Nicolas)

Maucune (Antoine Louis Popon)

Maudet (Pierre Adrien)

Born: 14 February 1720
Marechal de Camp: 30 March 1788
General de Division: 8 March 1793
Died: ?

Maugras (Antoine)          

Maulde (Emmanuel)

Born: 21 September 1740
Marechal de Camp: 30 March 1788
Died: 15 December 1806

Maulmont (Francois)        

Maupetit (Pierre Honore Anne)

Maupoint (Louis Joseph)

Maurice dit Dufort (Nicolas)

Born: 15 May 1762
Chef de Brigade : 26 June 1793 (21e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 23 August 1793
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 30 June 1811
Died: 31 December 1839

Maurin (Antoione) – 24e Regiment de Chasseurs a Cheval

Mauroy (Denis Joseph Demauroy dit)

Born: 2 July 1726
Colonel: 22 May 1781
General de Brigade: 18 July 1792
Died: 8 December 1796

Maury (Henry)

Mayer (Jean Adam)

Born: 25 December 1748
General de Brigade: 28 January 1794
General de Division: 5 May 1794
Died: ?

Mayer (Joseph Sebastien)

Born: 28 February 1763
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 8 January 1813
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur:
Died: 15 February 1834

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: January 2007

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