French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Piat to Puysegur

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.

Piat (Jean Pierre)

Picard (Joseph Denis)

Pichegru (Jean Charles)

Born: 16 February 1761
General de Brigade: 22 August 1793
General de Division: 23 August 1793
Died: 5 April 1804 (Committed suicide)

Picot de Bazus (Etienne Guillaume)

Born: 25 February 1742
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 15 May 1793
General de Brigade: 24 February 1793
General de Division: 13 June 1795
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 29 March 1805
Baron of the Empire: 19 June 1813
Died: 12 June 1817

Picquet (Cyrille Simon)

Pierquin (Nicolas)

Born: 7 November 1741
General de Brigade: 13 September 1793
Died: 8 June 1794 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Tourcoing)

Pierre (Jean Ignace)

Born: 19 April 1740
General de Brigade: 29 November 1793
Died: 23 November 1796

Pierre de Viantex (Francois)

Born: 1 September 1747
General de Brigade: 20 November 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 5 February 1804
Died: 22 July 1823

Pierron (Elie Marie)

Born: 4 September 1732
Colonel: 19 October 1788
General de Brigade: 1 January 1794
General de Division: 13 June 1795
Died: 30 May 1800

Pierrot (?)

Born:?
General de Brigade: 17 August 1796
Died:?

Pijon (Jean Joseph Magdelaine)

Born: 7 September 1758
Chef de Brigade: 21 December 1793 (21e demi-brigade de bataille)
General de Brigade: 3 December 1794
Died: 5 April 1799 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Magnano)

Pille (Louis Antoine)

Born: 14 July 1749
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 15 August 1793
General de Brigade: 2 December 1793
General de Division: 13 November 1795
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 17 January 1805
Chevalier of the Empire: 18 March 1809
Died: 7 October 1828

Pinet de Borde-Desforets (Jean Daniel)

Born: 11 April 1742
Colonel: 5 February 1792 (78e Regiment d’Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 7 September 1792
Died: 8 August 1801

Pinet de Saint-Naixent (Jean)

Born: 4 November 1759
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 14 April 1794
General de Brigade: 9 June 1794
Died: ?

Pinon (Jean Simon Pierre)

Born: 24 November 1743
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 15 May 1793
General de Brigade: 11 October 1794
Died: 1 March 1816

Pinoteau (Pierre Armand)

Pinteville (Memie)

Born: 18 October 1745
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
Died: 4 July 1821

Piochard d’Arblay (Alexandre Jean Baptiste)

Born: 13 May 1754
Colonel: 3 August 1791
Marechal de Camp: 22 July 1792
Died: 7 May 1818

Pire (Hippolyte Guillaume de Rosnyvinen)

Piston (Joseph)

Born: 30 September 1754
General de Brigade: 23 September 1793
General de Division: 21 December 1805
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: June 1808
Died: 21 March 1831

Plaideux (Louis Jean)

Born: 25 November 1768
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: September 1793
General de Brigade: 19 March 1794
Died:?

Plauzonne (Louis Auguste Marchand)

Poinsot (Pierre)

Born: 7 February 1764
General de Brigade: 7 August 1793
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 14 February 1810
Died: 30 July 1833

Point (Francois Hilarion)

Born: 14 April 1759
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 16 September 1793
General de Brigade: 7 October 1793
Died: 24 December 1798 (Killed in action)

Poitevin (Jean Etienne Casimir)

Born: 14 July 1772
Chef de Brigade: 7 June 1797
General de Brigade: 25 December 1805
Baron of the Empire: 18 March 1808
Died: 19 May 1829

Pomarede (Hugues Brisset de Montbrun)

Born: 12 June 1756
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 16 June 1793
General de Brigade: 13 May 1800
Died: 5 June 1831

Pommereul (Francois Rene Jean)

Born: 12 December 1745
Colonel: 23 November 1783
General de Brigade: 13 October 1796
General de Division: 7 July 1811
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 30 June 1811
Baron of the Empire: 9 September 1810
Died: 5 January 1823

Poncet (Andre)

Born: 30 July 1755
General de Brigade: 19 March 1794
General de Division: 11 October 1794
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 23 July 1838

Poncet de la Cour Maupas (Antoine Francois)

Born: 17 September 1750
Adjudant General Colonel: 1 April 1791
Marechal de Camp: 22 May 1792
Baron of the Empire: 6 April 1809
Died: 7 June 1825

Poniatowski (Joseph Antoine, Prince)

Ponsard (Jean Marie)

Born: 24 November 1747
Adjudant Superieur Chef de Brigade : 3 January 1800
General de Brigade: 1 May 1813
Baron of the Empire: 19 June 1813
Died: 25 August 1814

Poret de Morvan (Paul Jean Baptiste)

Porson (Jean Francois)

Born: 28 September 1765
General de Brigade: 29 June 1810
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 23 October 1811
Died: 2 May 1840

Pouchelon (Etienne Francois Raymond)

Pouchin de la Roche (Pierre Guillaume)

Pouget (Jean Pierre)

Born: 5 October 1761
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade : 16 April 1793
General de Brigade: 27 September 1793
General de Division: 14 November 1794
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 7 February 1825

Pouget (Francois Rene)

Pourailly (Bernard)

Pourcin (Charles Pierre)

Born: 21 March 1734
Marechal de Camp: 15 September 1792
Died: 22 March 1799

Pouthier de Gouhelans (Antoine Eleonor)

Born: 14 April 1744
Colonel: 13 April 1792 (22e Regiment de Cavalerie)
Marechal de Camp: 21 September 1792
Died: 11 August 1828

Pouzet (Pierre Charles)

Praefke (Jean Andre)

Praslin (Antoine Cesar de Choiseul de)

Born: 6 April 1756
Marechal de Camp: 28 November 1791
Died: 28 January 1808

Prestat (Jean Charles)

Born: 21 October 1759
General de Brigade: 27 January 1794
Died: 15 March 1843

Preval (Joseph Herve Jean le Roy)

Born: 10 May 1737
General de Brigade: 8 April 1794
Died: ?

Preval (Claude Antoine)

Born: 12 December 1739
Chef de Brigade: 17 April 1794
General de Brigade: 9 June 1794
Died: 13 January 1808

Preval (Claude Antoine Hippolyte)

Prevost (Pierre Dominique)

Born: 13 April 1749
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 26 November 1793
General de Brigade: 8 June 1794
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 15 June 1807

Prost (Claude)

Proteau (Jean)

Born: 8 October 1752
General de Brigade: 3 September 1793
Died: 15 July 1794

Proteau (Guillaume Marcelin)

Born: 2 May 1772
General de Brigade: 6 November 1813
Died: 20 September 1837

Prudon (Gilbert)

Born: 21 May 1759
General de Brigade: 7 June 1794
Died: 13 January 1811

Pryve (Ythier Silvain)

Born: 19 July 1762
Chef de Brigade: 3 September 1799 (21e Regiment de Cavalerie)
Colonel: 24 March 1803 (5e Regiment de Dragons)
Colonel: 1 September 1803 (2e Regiment de Dragons)
General de Brigade: 14 May 1807
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 December 1805
Baron of the Empire: 19 March 1808
Died: 13 February 1831

Puget d’Orval (Edme Jean Antoine du)

Born: 16 June 1738
Marechal de Camp: 4 May 1792
Died: ?

Pully (Charles Joseph Randon de Malboissiere)

Born: 18 August 1751
Colonel: 5 February 1792
Marechal de Camp: 19 September 1792
General de Division: 8 March 1793
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 20 April 1832

Puthod (Jacques Pierre Louis Marie Joseph)

Born: 28 September 1769
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 17 July 1799
General de Division: 24 November 1808
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 23 May 1810
Died: 31 March 1837

Puysegur (Armand Jacques Marc de Chastenet)

Born: 1 March 1751
Colonel: 25 May 1788 (Regiment d’Artillerie de Strasbourg)
Marechal de Camp: 30 November 1791
Died: 1 August 1825

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: June 2007

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