Generals in French Service

 

Generals of Napoleonís Hundred Days

Officers promoted from the rank of General-de-Brigade to General-de-Division and one to the rank of Marechal

By: Tony Broughton



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Bizanet (Guislain-Laurent)

Born: 10 August 1755
Chef-de-Brigade: 1792
General-de-Brigade: 22 August 1793
General-de-Division: 14 April 1815
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 18 April 1838

Brouard (Etienne)

Born: 29 August 1765
General-de-Brigade: 1 February 1805
General-de-Division: 19 May 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur:
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 29 July 1808
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 1 January 1800 and 4July 1800
Died: 23 April 1833

General Pierre Cambronne

General Piere Cambronne

Cambronne (Pierre-Jaques-Etienne)††††

Born: 26 December 1770
Colonel-Major: 6 August 1811 (3e Regiment de Voltigeurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel-Major: 14 September 1813 (2e Regiment de Chasseurs a Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel-Major: 20 November 1813 (1er Regiment Chasseurs a Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
Major-Colonel: 13 April 1815 (1er Regiment Chasseurs a Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
General-de-Brigade: 20 November 1813

General-de-Division: 20 March 1815
Chevalier of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 16 January 1807
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 6 April 1813
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 1 April 1815
Baron of the Empire: 4 June 1810
Count of the Empire: 2 June 1815
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 27 February 1814, 6 March 1814 and 18 June 1815
Died: 29 January 1842

Chabert (Theodore)

Born: 16 March 1758
General-de-Brigade: 23 Decebr 1793
General-de-Division: 17 April 1815
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: None
Died: 27 April 1845

Chapt de Rastignac-Jenilhac (Antoine)

Born: 19 June 1776
Colonel: 20 April 1809
General-de-Brigade: 5 February 1813 (In the service of Joseph Bonaparte)
General-de-Division: 21 April 1815
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 11 August 1796
Died: 31 October 1862

Colaud de la Salcette (Jean-Jacques-Bernadin)

Born: 27 December 1759
General-de-Brigade: 29 October 1795
General-de-Division: 22 March 1815
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 18 May 1811
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 23 October 1798
Died: 3 September 1834

DíAlton-Shee (Alexandre)

Born: 20 April 1778
Chef-de-Brigade: 7 November 1802
Colonel: 21 December 1805 (59e Regiment díInfanterie de Ligne)
General-de-Brigade: 21 March 1809
General-de-Division: 13 April 1815
Baron of the Empire: 15 January 1810
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 17 August 1812
Died: 20 March 1859

Delort (Marie-Joseph-Raymond)

Born: 28 September 1769
General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811
General-de-Division: 21 June 1815
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1813
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 25 March 1814
Died: 25 July 1846

Jordy (Nicolas-Louis)

Born: 14 September 1758
General-de-Brigade: 5 April 1794
General-de-Division: 3 June 1815
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 15 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 12 November 1811
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 11 June 1793, 3 January 1794, 20 November 1794 and 20 April 1797
Died: 7 June 1825

Lallemand (Francois-Antoine)

Born: 23 June 1774
Colonel: 20 November 1806 (27e Regiment de Dragons)
General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811
General-de-Division: 30 March 1815
Baron of the Empire: 29 June 1808
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 8 May 1809, 22 June 1811and 18 June 1815
Died: 9 March 1839

Leclerc des Essarts (Nicolas)

Born: 25 April 1770
General-de-Brigade: 29 September 1808
General-de-Division: 15 May 1815
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 21 September 1809
Count of the Empire: 9 December 1809
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: October 1812
Died: 18 May 1820

Meunier de Saint Clair (Benoit)

Born: 28 November 1769
Colonel: 17 November 1808 (2e Regiment d'Infanterie Legere)
Colonel: 22 July 1809 (31e Regiment d'Infanterie Legere)
Colonel: 5 September 1809 (63e Regiment díInfanterie de Ligne)
General-de-Brigade: 4 August 1813

General-de-Division: 25 March 1815
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 1792, 14 June 1800, 25 December 1800 and 1 August 1813Died: 4 January 1845

Pannetier (Claude-Joseph)

Born: 28 November 1769
Chef-de-Brigade: 13 October 1799
General-de-Brigade: 29 August 1803
General-de-Division: 16 April 1815
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 1794 and 14 January 1797
Died: 3 September 1843

Simmer (Francois-Martin-Valentin)

Born: 7 August 1778
General-de-Brigade: 8 October 1812
General-de-Division: 21 April 1815
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 4 May 1813
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 2 March 1793, 16 May 1794, 31 August 1795, 10 June 1807, 22 May 1809, 5 September 1812 and 22 August 1813
Died: 30 July 1847

Simon (Edouard-Francois)

Born: 1 December 1769
Chef-de-Brigade: 6 July 1797
General-de-Brigade: 27 July 1799
General-de-Division: 22 May 1815
Baron of the Empire: 12 November 1811
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 27 September 1810
Died: 13 April 1827

Veaux (Antoine-Joseph)

Born: 17 September 1764
General-de-Brigade: 10 March 1797
General-de-Division: 15 March 1815
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 29 January 1809
Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 25 April 1799
Died: 24 September 1817

Marshal Emmanuel Grouchy

Marshal Emmanuel Grouchy

Grouchy (Emmanuel)

Born: 23 October 1766
Colonel: 1 February 1792 (2e Regiment de Dragons)
Colonel: 8 July 1792 (6e Regiment de Hussards)
General-de-Brigade: 7 September 1792
General-de-Division: 13 June 1795
Marechal de l'Empire: 15 April 1815
Member of the Legion d'Honneur: 11 Decenber 1803
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1807
Grand Aigle of the Legion d'Honneur: 13 July 1807Wounds received during the period 1792-1815: 15 August 1799, 7 September 1812 and 23 February 1814
Died: 27 May 1847

 

Between the period the 1 July 1815 and the 6 July 1815 a further five officers were promoted to the rank of General-de-Division by the Commision Executive du Gouvernment Provisoire they were as follows.

Bonnemains (Pierre) - 3 July 1815
Borrelli (Charles-Paulin) - 6 July 1815
Gengoult (Louis-Thomas) - 5 July 1815
Picquet (Cyrille-Paulin) - 6 July 1815
Vallin (Louis) - 3 July 1815

Placed on the Napoleon Series: February 2006

 

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