French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Rheinwald to Ruty

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.

Rheinwald (Julien Charles Louis)

Born: 22 January 1760
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 16 March 1795
General de Brigade: 30 March 1799
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 2 February 1809
Died: 22 June 1810

Ricard (Nicolas Xavier)

Born: 12 July 1726
Marechal de Camp: 21 September 1788
Died: 30 May 1812

Ricard (Etienne Pierre Sylvestre)

Born: 31 December 1771
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 31 December 1799
General de Brigade: 13 November 1806
General de Division: 10 September 1812
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 7 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 7 June 1808
Died: 6 November 1843

Ricce (Gabriel Marie)

Born: 12 July 1758
Colonel: 17 March 1788
Marechal de Camp: 13 January 1792
Died: 1832

Richard (Joseph Leonard)

Born: 11 January 1742
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
Died: 21 December 1797

Richardot (Jerome Etienne Marie)

Richepance (Antoine)

Born: 25 March 1770
Chef de Brigade: 1 June 1796
General de Brigade: 4 June 1796
General de Division: 4 November 1799
Died: 3 September 1802

Richon (Henry)

Born: 17 June 1745
General de Brigade: 19 August 1793
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 24 November 1827

Richter (Jean Louis) – 3e Regiment de Cuirassiers

Rifflet (Jean Baptiste Andre)

Born: 30 November 1757
Chef de Brigade : 22 February 1794 (21e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 15 April 1794
Died: ?

Rigaud (Antoine) – 25e Regiment de Dragons

Rigaud (Andre)

Born: 17 January 1761
Colonel: 25 July 1793 (Legion de l’Egalite du Sud)
General de Brigade: 23 July 1795
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 December 1805
Died: 18 September 1811

Rignoux (Antoine)

Rioult-Davenay (Archange Louis)

Ritay (Jean Marie)

Rivaud (Jean)

Born: 24 December 1755
General de Brigade: 8 October 1793
General de Division: 21 September 1802
Died: 26 September 1803

Rivaud de la Raffiniere (Olivier Macoux)

Born: 10 February 1766
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 27 September 1793
General de Brigade: 15 December 1798
General de Division: 16 May 1802
Baron of the Empire: 29 June 1808
Count of the Empire: 31 December 1814
Died: 19 December 1839

Rivaz (Pierre Emmanuel Jacques de)

Born: 3 July 1745
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 5 May 1793
General de Brigade: 21 June 1793
Died: 28 October 1827

Rivet (Jean Baptiste)

Robert (Jean Baptiste)

Robert (Jean Gilles Andre)

Born: 10 November 1755
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 15 December 1793
General de Brigade: 24 November 1794
Died: 10 January 1797 (Died of wounds)

Robert (Jean Louis Armand)

Born: 14 June 1767
General de Brigade: 30 September 1793
Died: 19 August 1796

Robert (Louis Benoit)

Robin (Antoine Joseph)

Rochambeau (Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur)

Born: 1 July 1725
Colonel: 3 March 1747 (Regiment de la Marche Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 20 February 1761
Lieutenant General: 1 March 1780
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 26 October 1804
Died: 10 May 1807

Rochambeau (Donatien Marie Joseph de Vimeur)

Born: 7 April 1755
Colonel: 5 December 1781
Marechal de Camp: 30 June 1791
Lieutenant General: 9 July 1792
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 September 1813
Baron of the Empire: 18 June 1813
Died: 20 October 1813 (Died of wounds)

Rochedragon (Jean Francois)

Born: 6 March 1744
Marechal de Camp: 30 June 1791
Died: 2 January 1816

Rochon (Jean Pierre Maurice de)

Roest d’Alkemade (Antoine)

Born: 1783
Colonel: 27 March 1809
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810
Died: 18 December 1811

Roger de Lacoustande (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 18 August 1720
Colonel: 1 April 1791
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
Died: 30 August 1794

Roget (Mansuy Dominique)

Rogniat (Joseph)

Born: 9 November 1776
Colonel: 19 February 1808
General de Brigade: 6 March 1809
General de Division: 9 July 1811
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 8 March 1807
Baron of the Empire: 3 December 1809
Died: 8 May 1840

Rogon de Carcaradec (Louis Joseph Marie)

Born: 29 December 1742
Colonel: 21 October 1791 (43e Regiment d’Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 12 July 1792
Died: 13 September 1802

Roguet (Francois) - Grenadiers-à-Pied de la Garde Imperiale

Roize (Cesar Antoine)

Born: 8 July 1761
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 10 February 1799
General de Brigade: 25 April 1800
Died: 21 March 1801 (Killed in action at the battle of Canope)

Roize (Claude)

Born 13 November 1778
Chef de Brigade: 5 February 1799
General de Brigade: 10 July 1801
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 21 November 1810
Died: 25 November 1847

Roland (Jacques)

Rolland ( Pierre)

Romand (Balthazar)                                                              

Born: 6 January 1749
Chef de Brigade: 28 March 1795 (15e Demi-brigade de Bataille)
General de Brigade: 16 July 1795
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 9 April 1811

Romanet (Joseph)

Born: 4 December 1748
Chef de Brigade: 7 April 1793
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur: 4 February 1810
Chevalier of theEmpire: 11 July 1810
Died: 11 December 1829

Rome (Albert Marie)

Born: 11 June 1730
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Died: 15 November 1793 (Executed)

Rome (Jean Francois)

Romeuf (Jacques Alexandre)

Born: 19 November 1772
Marechal de Camp: 25 August 1812 (In the service of Naples)
Died: 26 April 1845

Romeuf (Jean Louis)

Born: 26 September 1776
General de Brigade: 16 January 1811
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 7 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 9 September 1812 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Borodino)

Ronsin (Charles Philippe)

Born: 1 December 1751
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 3 July 1793
General de Brigade: 4 July 1793
Died: 24 March 1794 (Executed)

Ronzier (Pierre Francois Gabriel)

Roque (Jean Louis)

Roquesante (Michel Etienne de Rhaphelis)

Born: 20 September 1757
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 12 January 1796
Died: 22 November 1822

Rosieres (Paul Louis Antoine)

Born: 17 January 1723
Colonel: 28 May 1763
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1780
Lieutenant General: 20 May 1791
Died: September 1794

Rosieres (Charles Joseph de Nozieres d’Envezin)

Born: 12 July 1739
Marechal de Camp: 7 September 1792
Lieutenant General: 7 March 1793
Died: 8 June 1808

Rossetti (Marie Joseph Thomas)

Born: 20 December 1776
Colonel: 7 May 1811 (In the service of Naples)
Marechal de Camp: 23 April 1812 (In the service of Naples)
Died: 1840

Rossi (Don Gratio)

Rossi (Antoine Francois)

Born: 26 October 1726
Colonel: 24 March 1772
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenant General: 12 July 1792
Died: 6 July 1800

Rossi (Camille de)

Rossignol (Jean Antoine)

Born: 7 November 1759
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 10 July 1793
General de Brigade: 12 July 1793
General de Division: 15 July 1793
Died: 29 March 1802

Rostaing (Philibert Joseph)

Born: 9 October 1719
Colonel: 15 October 1765 (Regiment d’Artillerie de Grenoble)
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1780
Lieutenant General: 20 May 1791
Died: ?

Rostollant (Claude)

Born: 23 May 1762
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 10 September 1799
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 11 July 1846

Rottembourg (Henri)

Rouche dit Jacob ( Pierre)

Born: 25 October 1751
General de Division: 14 April 1794
Died: 4 December 1807

Rouelle (Pierre Michel)

Rouge (Antoine)

Born: 20 February 1763
Chef de Brigade: 25 September 1793
General de Brigade: 24 November 1794
Died: 17 October 1831

Rouget (Claude Pierre)

Born: 3 April 1770
Colonel: 5 November 1806
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 April 1813
Died: 14 October 1833

Roulland (Henri Victor)

Born: 11 October 1751
Chef de Brigade: 27 September 1793
General de Brigade: 28 September 1793
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 6 February 1827

Rousseau (Guillaume Charles)

Rousseaux (Antoine Alexandre)

Roussel (Francois Xavier)           

Roussel (Jean Claude)

Roussel de Saint Remy (Charles Alexandre Louis)

Born: 15 January 1746
Marechal de Camp: 31 July 1792
General de Division: 15 May 1793
Died: 18 May 1800

Roussel d’Hurbal (Nicolas Francois)

Born: 7 September 1763
Colonel: 1 January 1807 (Regiment de Cuirassiers de Maurice de Lichtenstein)
General Major: 23 May 1809
General de Brigade: 31 July 1811 (In the service of France )
General de Division: 4 December 1812
Baron of the Empire: 28 September 1813
Died: 25 March 1849

Roux de Fazillac ( Pierre)

Born: 18 July 1746
Colonel: 13 April 1792 (4e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: 21 February 1833

Rouxel de Blanchelande (Philibert Francois)

Born: 21 February 1735
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Died: 15 April 1793 (Executed)

Rouyer (Charles Etienne)

Born: 16 March 1760
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 29 October 1793
General de Brigade: 8 March 1794
Died: 20 July 1794 (Died of Wounds)

Rouyer (Jean Pascal)

Born: 17 March 1761
Colonel: 17 March 1793 (3e Regiment d’Infanterie de la Marine)
General de Brigade: 21 March 1796
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 5 July 1804
Died: 20 October 1819

Rouyer (Jean-Victor)

Rouyer (Marie Francois)

Born: 2 March 1765
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 12 April 1794
General de Brigade: 30 July 1799
General de Division: 24 December 1805
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 18 March 1809
Died: 10 August 1824

Rovere de Fontvielle (Joseph Stanislas Francois Xavier Alexis)

Ruault de la Bonnerie (Jean Baptiste Andre Isidore)

Ruby (Sebastien) - 89e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Ruelle de Santerre (Louis Jacques)

Born: 22 September 1739
Colonel: 29 June 1793 (35e Regiment d’Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 24 August 1793
Died: 24 January 1802

Ruffin (Francois Amable)

Born: 31 August 1771
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 30 July 1799
General de Brigade: 1 February 1805
General de Division: 3 November 1807
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 December 1805
Count of the Empire: 26 October 1808
Died: 15 May 1811 (Died of wounds)

Rusca (Jean Baptiste Dominique)

Born: 27 November 1759
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 22 November 1795
General de Division: 5 February 1799
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 13 March 1811
Died: 14 February 1814 (Killed in action)

Ruttemberg (Ernest de)

Ruty (Charles Etienne Francois) – 4e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2007

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