French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Obert to Oyre

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.

Obert (Marc Antoine Marie)

O’Connor (Arthur)

Born: 4 July 1767
General de Brigade: 24 February 1804
Died: 25 April 1852

Offenstein (Francois Joseph)

O’Keefe (Patrice)

Born: 17 March 1740
Chef de Brigade: 23 April 1793
General de Brigade: 31 May 1795
Died: 4 August 1809

Olagnier (Andre Louis)

Born: 28 January 1764
General de Brigade:
General de Division: 30 September 1793
Died: 3 October 1838

Olivier (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 25 December 1765
General de Brigade: 19 September 1793
General de Division: 22 May 1799
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 19 January 1811
Died: 27 September 1813

O’Meara (Thomas)

Born: 4 August 1750
General de Brigade: 30 June 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 24 September 1811
Died: 19 April 1819

O’Meara (Guillaume)

Born: 1 November 1764
Colonel: 6 January 1807
General de Brigade: 13 July 1813
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 18 July 1809
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 11 January 1828

O’Moran (Jacques)

Born: 1 May 1739
Colonel: 25 July 1791 (Regiment de Berwick Infanterie)
Colonel: 25 August 1791 (Regiment Dillon Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 6 February 1792
Lieutenant General: 25 August 1792
Died: 6 March 1794 (Executed)

O’Neill (Jean)

Opsomer (Louis Joseph)

Born: 27 February 1737
Chef de Brigade: 30 September 1793
General de Brigade: 31 December 1794
Died: 28 April 1822

Oraison (Henri de Fulques d’)

Born: 16 January 1739
Marechal de Camp: 24 February 1790
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 21 September 1808
Died: 22 May 1819

Ordener (Michel)

Ordonneau (Louis)

Born: 23 July 1770
General de Brigade: 28 June 1813
Died: 29 September 1855

Orleans (Louis Philippe Joseph d’)

Born: 1747
Lieutenant General: 27 July 1778
Colonel General de Hussards: 22 April 1779
Died: 6 November 1793 (Executed)

Orleans (Louis Philippe d’)

Born: 6 October 1773
Colonel : 1 June 1791 (14e Regiment de Dragons)
Marechal de Camp: 7 May 1792
Died: 26 December 1850

Ormancey (Francois Leon)

Born: 2 August 1754
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 29 September 1793
General de Brigade: 30 December 1810
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 18 September 1808
Baron of the Empire: 28 October 1808
Died: 22 July 1824

Ormeschwiller (Joseph d’)

Born: 19 October 1738
General de Brigade: 14 June 1793
Died: 13 May 1814

Ornac (Jean Jacques de la Roque d’Oles d’)

Born: 21 March 1729
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenant General: 7 September 1792
Died: 5 September 1806

Ornano (Philippe Antoine)

Orsay (Jean François Louis Marie Albert d’)

Ortlieb (David)

Born: 22 March 1725
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
Died: 3 July 1801

O’Shee (Richard)

Born: 13 March 1740
General de Brigade: 3 June 1796
Died: 7 October 1802

Ossvald (Christophe)

Born: 25 March 1737
Chef de Brigade: 21 March 1793
General de Brigade: 22 June 1794
Died:?

Osten (Pierre Jacques)

Born: 4 April 1759
General de Brigade: 16 October 1793
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 18 March 1814 (died of wounds)

Ottavy (Jacques Philippe)

Born: 24 July 1767
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 10 February 1794
General de Brigade: 22 December 1800 (In the service of the Republique Cisalpine)
Lieutenant General: 20 May 1808 (In the service of Naples)
Died: 13 November 1855

Oubxet dit Cesar (Raymond Cesar)

Born: 2 March 1740
General de Brigade: 7 October 1793
Died: 8 February 1813

Oudinot (Nicolas Charles)

Oullenbourg (Ignace Laurent Joseph Stanislas d’)

Oyre (Francois Ignace Ervoil d’)

Born: 27 May 1739
Colonel: 8 February 1792
Marechal de Camp: 9 October 1792
Died: ?

 

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: April 2007

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