French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Mellet to Mireur

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.

Mellet (Charles Marc Louis)

Born: 1 September 1760
Colonel: 16 August 1805
General de Brigade: 10 November 1810
Died: 13 January 1811

Menageur (Francois Joseph Hauser)

Born: 15 September 1752
General de Brigade: 2 December 1813
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 23 September 1804
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur:
Died: 1 March 1832

Menant (Antoine)

Born: 17 December 1762
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 26 December 1795
Died: 5 October 1829

Menard (Jean François Xavier)

Born: 9 September 1756
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 30 July 1799
General de Brigade: 10 August 1802
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 20 June 1831

Mengaud (Francois Xavier)

Born: 9 April 1752
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 25 September 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 29 March 1805
Baron of the Empire: 12 March 1811
Died: 30 December 1830

Menne (Jean Baptiste Pierre)

Menou (Jacques François de Boussay)

Mequillet (Charles Nicolas)

Born: 19 December 1728
General de Division: 30 July 1793
Died: 4 October 1802

Mequillet (Jean Nicolas)

Born: 6 March 1736
General de Brigade: 19 May 1793
General de Division: 30 July 1793
Died: 25 July 1822

Mercier (Jean Pierre Portschy)

Merenveue (Jean Francois Bouchel)

Born: 4 October 1734
Colonel : 28 August 1792
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
General de Division: 26 August 1793
Died: 12 October 1793

Meriage (Louis Auguste Francois Mariage)

Born: 8 July 1767
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 7 January 1800
General de Brigade: 19 October 1812
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 8 December 1827

Merle (Pierre Hugues Victoire)

Born: 26 August 1766
General de Brigade: 14 April 1794
General de Division: 24 December 1805
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 4 September 1808
Baron of the Empire: 1808
Died: 5 December 1830

Merle Beaulieu (Pierre Nicolas)

Merlin (Antoine Francois)

Born: 26 January 1766
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 4 January 1797
Died: 30 September 1842

Merlin (Jean Baptiste Gabriel)

Born: 17 April 1768
Chef de Brigade: 24 September 1803 (8e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 5 June 1809
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 28 January 1809
Died: 30 September 1842

Merlin (Christophe Antoine)

Born: 27 May 1771
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 1 February 1805
General de Division: 15 August 1808 (In the service of the King of Spain)
General de Division: 5 January 1814 (In the service of France)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 9 March 1839

Merlin (Antoine Francois Eugene)

Mermet (Julien Augustin Joseph)

Born: 9 May 1772
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 7 January 1794
General de Brigade: 1 January 1796
General de Division: 1 February 1805
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 2 August 1811
Died: 28 October 1837

Mermet de Saint Landry (Antoine)

Born: 17 January 1738
General de Brigade: 20 December 1793
Died:?

Mesclop (Jean)

Born: 2 October 1775
General de Brigade: 28 January 1813
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 6 August 1811
Died: 14 February 1844

Mesnage (Jacques)

Born: 15 April 1759
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 16 July 1795
General de Brigade: 21 July 1795
Died: 20 October 1798

Mesnard (Philippe Romain)

Born: 24 October 1750
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 25 December 1793
General de Brigade: 24 November 1794
General de Division: 7 February 1798
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 13 February 1810

Meunier (Hugues)

Born: 18 December 1721
Colonel: 25 July 1791 (70e Regiment d’Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 22 July 1792
Died: 24 July 1792

Meunier (Hugues Alexandre Joseph)

Meunier (Claude Marie)

Meunier (Benoit)

Meusnier de la Place (Jean Baptiste Marie Charles)

Meuziau (Charles Claude)

Meyer (Pierre Arnould)

Born: 22 September 1762
General de Brigade: 27 August 1793
General de Division: 25 September 1795
Died: 1802

Meyer (Jean Baptiste Maur Ange Montanus Joseph Rodolphe Eugene)

Born: 12 August 1768
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Died: 29 September 1802

Meyer de Schauensee (Bernard Meinrad Fridalin Joseph Philippe Neree)

Born: 20 January 1777
Colonel: 23 June 1810
General de Brigade: 28 June 1813
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 8 July 1809
Chevalier of the Empire: 6 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 19 February 1812
Died: 5 September 1860

Meynadier (Louis Henri Rene)

Meynier (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 22 April 1749
General de Brigade: 20 May 1793
General de Division: 27 September 1793
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 3 December 1813

Miaczinski (Joseph)

Born: 1743
Marechal de Camp: 25 May 1792
Died: 22 May 1793 (Executed)

Micas (Jean Francois)

Born: 14 May 1749
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 21 August 1793
General de Brigade: 17 December 1793
General de Division: 11 March 1795
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 7 May 1825

Michaud (Pierre Antoine)

Born: 23 May 1746
General de Brigade: 27 January 1794
General de Division: 19 May 1794
Died: 14 September 1808

Michaud (Claude Ignace Francois)

Born: 28 October 1751
General de Brigade: 19 May 1793
General de Division: 22 September 1793
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 September 1835

Michel (Jean Baptiste Pierre)

Born: 27 January 1738
General de Brigade: 17 August 1796
Died: ?

Michel (Claude Etienne)

Michel de Bellecour (Jean Bernard) 

Born: 11 October 1739
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 30 January 1794
Died:?

Mieskowski (Jean Quirin)

Born: 30 March 1744
Marechal de Camp: 20 September 1792
Died: 27 February 1819

Mignotte (Joseph)

Born: 12 November 1755
Chef de Brigade: 20 June 1794
General de Brigade: 1 January 1796
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 11 April 1828

Milet (Jacques Louis Francois)

Milet de Mureau (Louis Marie Antoine)

Born: 26 June 1751
General de Brigade: 7 January 1796
General de Division: 2 July 1799
Chevalier of the Empire: 2 July 1808
Baron of the Empire: 18 June 1809
Died: 5 May 1825

Milfort (Jean Antoine le Clerc)

Born: 2 February 1752
General de Brigade: 19 April 1796
Died: 1820

Milhaud (Edouard Jean Baptiste) – 5e Regiment de Dragons

Millet (Theodore Francois) – 121e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Millet de Villanueve (Armand Louis Amelie)

Born: 31 December 1772
General de Brigade: 31 October 1810 (In the service of Naples)
General de Division: 28 February 1812 (In the service of Naples)
Died: 18 May 1840

Millo (Jean Michel Alexandre)

Born: 16 February 1719
Colonel: 17 July 1754
Marechal de Camp: 3 January 1770
Died: 13 February 1794

Minot (Jean Louis Toussaint)

Born: 29 March 1772
Colonel: 15 November 1805 (Regiment Albanais)
General de Brigade: 31 July 1813
General de Division:
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 March 1804
Died: 8 February 1837

Miollis (Balthazard)

Born: 15 August 1749
General de Brigade: 19 April 1795
Died: 14 January 1827

Miollis (Sextius Alexandre Francois)

Born: 18 September 1759
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 16 September 1793
General de Brigade: 25 February 1794
General de Division: 6 July 1799
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 September 1808
Count of the Empire: 16 September 1808
Died: 18 June 1828

Miquel (Pierre Andre)

Mirabel (Guillaume)

Born: 29 August 1744
General de Brigade: 23 December 1793
Died: 13 August 1794 (Killed at the battle of Saint Laurent de la Mouga)

Miranda (Francisco)

Born: 9 June 1756
General de Brigade: 25 August 1792
Lieutenant General: 3 October 1792
Died: 14 July 1816

Mirdonday (Antoine Rene de Mirdondel dit)

Born: 30 January 1747
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 12 April 1795
General de Brigade: 17 February 1796
Died: 31 January 1797

Mireur (Francois)

Born: 9 February 1770
Chef de Brigade: 23 March 1797 (19e Regiment de Chasseurs a Cheval)
General de Brigade: 2 April 1797
Died: 9 July 1798

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: February 2007

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