French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Pac to Philippon

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.

Pac (Louis Michel)

Born: 19 May 1778
Colonel: 14 April 1812 (15e Regiment de Cavalerie Polonaise)
Colonel: 25 May 1812 (2e Regiment de Cavalerie Polonaise)
General de Brigade: 18 July 1812
General de Division: 1 January 1814
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 1808
Died: 31 August 1835

Pacthod (Michel Marie)

Born: 16 January 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 5 January 1794
General de Brigade: 26 May 1795
General de Division: 16 November 1808
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 22 July 1813
Baron of the Empire: 5 June 1808
Count of the Empire: 20 May 1813
Died: 24 March 1830

Pageot (Francois Marie Sebastien)

Born: 19 July 1766
Chef de Brigade : 6 July 1793 (106e Regiment d’Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 1 June 1796
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur: 7 May 1811
Chevalier of theEmpire: 18 July 1811
Died: 2 January 1834

Pages (Joseph)

Paignat (Joseph)

Born: 6 November 1723
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenant General: 6 February 1792
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 29 March 1805
Died: 9 May 1807

Paillard (Nicolas Augustin Paiiard dit)

Born: 28 August 1756
General de Brigade: 5 October 1793
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 31 December 1831

Pajol (Claude Pierre)

Palmarole (Francois Joseph Antoine Bertrand)

Born: 9 August 1755
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 24 May 1794
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 6 December 1811
Baron of the Empire: 12 November 1811
Died: 12 December 1816

Palys (Henry Dominique Marius de)

Born: 12 December 1722
General de Brigade: 26 March 1793
Died: 15 April 1803

Pamplona (Emmanuel Ignace)

Born: 8 May 1766
Colonel: 9 May 1801 (6e Regiment de Cavalerie Portuguese)
Marechal de Camp: 27 March 1807 (In the service of Portugal)
General de Brigade: 1 August 1808 (In the service of France)
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 18 June 1812
Died: 1 January 1831

Pannetier (Claude Marie Joseph de Valdotte)

Born: 28 November 1769
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 October 1799
General de Brigade: 29 August 1803
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 10 March 1808
Died: 3 September 1843

Paoli (Pascal)

Born: 5 April 1725
Lieutenant General: 11 September 1792
Died: 5 February 1807

Paquin de Vauzlemont (Claude Etienne)

Born: 18 May 1723
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Died:?

Paradis (Joseph)

Parant (Barthelemy Etienne)

Born: 26 July 1742
General de Brigade: 27 August 1793
General de Division: 12 November 1793
Died: 17 February 1817

Parein du Mesnil (Pierre Mathieu)

Born: 13 December 1755
General de Brigade: 2 October 1793
General de Division: 3 March 1794
Died: 24 May 1831

Paris (Marie Auguste)

Born: 20 May 1771
General de Brigade: 20 October 1796
General de Division: 3 October 1799
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 28 August 1810
Baron of the Empire: 21 November 1810
Died: 3 June 1814

Paris d’Illins (Antoine Marie)

Paroletti (Thomas Camille Gaetan)

Born: 29 December 1769
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 25 March 1801
General de Brigade: 26 September 1813
Died: 27 February 1826

Parra (Francois)

Born: 20 December 1733
General de Brigade: 4 November 1813
Died: 9 March 1821

Partouneaux (Louis)

Born: 26 September 1770
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 5 September 1795
General de Brigade: 23 April 1799
General de Division: 27 August 1803
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 14 January 1835

Pascal – Vallongue (Joseph Secret)

Born: 14 April 1763
Chef de Brigade: 20 December 1800
General de Brigade: 25 December 1805
Died: 17 June 1806 (Died of wounds)

Pastol (Yves Marie)

Patel (Philippe Joseph)

Paulet de la Bastide (Marc Gaspard Abraham)

Born: 9 November 1769
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 3 November 1799
Died: 1 August 1805

Paultre de Lamotte (Pierre Louis Francois)

Pealardy dit Pelardy (Mathieu)

Born: 9 September 1753
General deDivision: 5 July 1794
Died: 5 May 1836

Pecheux (Marc Nicolas Louis) – 95e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Peduchelle (Guillaume Lepeduchelle dit)

Born: 26 January 1740
General de Brigade: 22 September 1793
Died: 30 July 1824

Pegot (Guillaume Alexandre Thomas)

Born: 7 March 1773
Colonel: 16 November 1807 (1er Regiment d’Infanterie Napolitain)
Marechal de Camp: 20 March 1813 (Armee Napolitain)
Died: 20 July 1858

Pegot (Jean Gaudens Claude)

Pelet -Clozeau (Jean Jacques Germain)

Pellapra (Jean Louis)

Born: 11 January 1739
Chef de Brigade: 21 August 1793
General de Brigade: 23 September 1793
Died: 25 March 1808

Pellegrin de Millon (Joseph)

Born: 30 December 1759
Colonel: 20 September 1805
General de Brigade: 10 January 1813
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 3 December 1807
Baron of the Empire: 10 April 1811
Died: 1826

Pelleport (Pierre)

Pelletier (Louis)

Born: 20 May 1754
General de Brigade: 23 December 1793
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 27 August 1843

Pelletier (Jean Baptiste)   

Penne (Raymond Pierre)

Pepin (Joseph)

Pergaud (Jean Claude)

Born: 20 October 1761
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793 (Posthumously)
Died: 18 May 1793

Peri (Bernard)

Born:?
Colonel: 1810 (5e Regiment d’Infanterie de Ligne Italien)
General de Brigade: 28 September 1813
Died: 30 October 1813 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Hanau)

Perignon (Catherine Dominique)

Pernety (Joseph Marie de)

Perreimond (Andre Thomas)

Born: 2 October 1766
General de Brigade: 29 April 1794
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 18 February 1808
Baron of the Empire: 27 July 1808
Died: 2 January 1844

Perrin (Joseph)

Born: 28 February 1754
Chef de Brigade: 21 March 1794
General de Brigade: 5 June 1800
Died: 9 June 1800 (Died of wounds)

Pestalozzi (Cesar Pierre)

Born: 14 January 1753
Marechal de Camp: 6 February 1792
Died: 10 January 1795 (Killed in action whilst serving with the English at Buren)

Peterinck (Paul Louis Joseph)

Born: 10 November 1754
General de Brigade: 22 September 1793
Died: 3 October 1801

Petit (Claude)

Petit (Jean Martin)

Petit-Bois (Agathon Pinot)

Petitguillaume (Pierre)

Born: 26 September 1734
General de Brigade: 20 June 1793
General de Division: 13 June 1795
Died: 26 May 1805

Petitot (Pierre Etienne)

Peyre (Andre Pacifique)

Born: 5 October 1743
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 8 September 1793
General de Brigade: 20 October 1793
Died: 30 August 1796

Peyron (Louis Hippolyte)

Born: 19 January 1756
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 1 September 1793
General de Brigade: 20 January 1794
Died: 5 July 1814

Philippon (Armand)

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: June 2007

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