French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Sheldon to Suzamicq

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.

 

Sheldon (Dominique)

Born: 25 February 1757
Colonel: 9 September 1779
Marechal de Camp: 13 January 1792
Lieutenant General:  7 September 1792
Died: 4 October 1801

Sibaud (Jacques Francois Sibot dit)

Born: 25 March 1753
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Died:?

Sibuet (Benoit Prosper)

Sicard (Joseph Victorien)

Sierawski (Jean Julien)

Born: 13 February 1777
Colonel: 19 January 1809
General de Brigade: 3 February 1813
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 28 October 1813
Died: 29 June 1849

Silly (Pierre Louis Francois)

Born: 12 September 1747
Chef de Brigade: 23 March 1797 (88e demi-brigade d’Infanterie de Ligne)
General de Brigade: 7 January 1802
Died: ?

Simien (Jean Louis)

Born: 10 December 1736
General de Brigade: 7 October 1793
Died: 12 February 1803

Simmer (Francois Martin Valentin)

Simon (Henri)

Born: 7 April 1764
AdjudantGeneral Chef de Brigade: 5 November 1793
General de Brigade: 12 November 1793
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 27 November 1827

Simon (Edouard Francois) – 16e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Simon – Granchamps (Francois)

Born: 23 November 1746
Chef de Brigade: 29 May 1793
General de Brigade: 31 May 1793
Died: 1807

Sionville (Leopold Prosper Philibert)

Born: 1748
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 9 February 1807

Sisce (Jean Baptiste de Bressolles)

Born: 23 December 1753
Chef de Brigade: 7 September 1793
General de Brigade: 14 June 1794
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 30 November 1838

Sistrieres de Murat (Michel Francois)

Slivarich de Heldenbourg

Sokolnicki (Michel)

Born: 28 September 1760                                                                                         
General de Brigade: 22 January 1802
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 August 1813
Died: 24 September 1816

Sol-Beauclair ( Pierre)

Born: 14 February 1764
AdjudantGeneral Chef de Brigade: 18 July 1793
General de Brigade: 5 September 1793
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 1 April 1814

Soland (Guilluaume)

Born: 21 July 1747
General de Brigade: 13 October 1793
Died: 15 November 1794

Solignac (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 15 March 1773
AdjudantGeneral Chef de Brigade: 17 June 1794
General de Brigade: 11 April 1799
General de Division: 17 November 1808
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 1811
Died: 11 November 1850

Sombreuil (Francois Charles Vireau)

Born: 27 September 1720
Marechal de Camp: 3 January 1770
Lieutenant General: 20 May 1791
Died: 17 June 1794

Sombsde Fajac (Gabriel)

Born: 18 July 1752
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: April 1829

Somis (Justinien Victor)

Born: 21 July 1745
Chef de Brigade: 24 July 1803
General de Brigade: 4 December 1807
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 13 February 1811
Died: 27 November 1836

Songeon (Jean Marie)

Songis (Charles Louis Didier)

Born: 13 February 1752
Chef de Brigade: 26 March 1793 (3e Regiment d’Artillerie a Pied)
General de Brigade: 5 August 1793
General de Division: 19 August 1794
Died: 22 March 1840

Songis des Courbons (Nicolas Francois)

Born: 23 April 1761
Chef de Brigade: 15 August 1796 (1er Régiment d’Artillerie a Cheval)
General de Brigade: 18 May 1799
General de Division: 6 January 1800
Grand Eagle of the Legion d’Honneur: 5 February 1805
Count of the Empire: 1 April 1809
Died: 27 December 1810

Sopransi (Louis Charles Barthelemy)

Sorbier (Jean Barthelemot)

Sorbier (Jean Joseph Augustin)

Born: 12 February 1774
Chef de Brigade: 6 January 1801
General de Brigade: 19 December 1807
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 21 May 1809 (Died of wounds)

Sorlus-Crause (Nicolas Thomas)

Born: 14 February 1734
General de Brigade: 16 October 1793
Died: 4 January 1813

Sorlus de Bart (Joseph)

Born: 30 November 1735
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
Died: 22 January 1796

Soucy (Francois Louis de Fiete)

Born: 10 August 1751
Colonel: 25 July 1791 (80e Regiment d’Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 6 February 1792
Died: 31 July 1793

Souham (Joseph)

Born: 30 April 1760
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 13 September 1793
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 3 June 1813
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur:
Count of the Empire: 19 May 1810
Died: 28 April 1837

Soulerac (Antoine)

Born: 18 August 1743
Chef de Brigade: 10 September 1793
General de Brigade: 11 October 1793
Died: 14 December 1799

Soules (Jerome)

Soulier (Jean Jacques Francois)

Born: 30 May 1745
AdjudantGeneral Chef de Brigade: 12 June 1793
General de Brigade: 14 August 1793
Died: 24 March 1826

Soulier (Jean Antoine) –

Soult (Nicolas Jean de Dieu)

Soult (Pierre Benoit)

Soye (Jean Louis)

Born: 10 February 1774
Colonel: 1 June 1808 (2e Regiment d’Infanterie du Grand Duchee de Berg)
Colonel: 1 August 1808 (Regiment Royale Corse)
Colonel: 2 March 1810 (Regiment de Grenadiers a Pied de la Garde Napolitaine)
General de Brigade: 2 March 1812
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 16 July 1832

Soyez (Louis Stanislas Xavier) – 5e Regiment d'Infanterie Legere  eph)

Born: 6 September 1736
Colonel: 6 September 1754
Marechal de Camp: 3 January 1770
Lieutenant General: 1 January 1784
Died: 17 September 1799

Sparre (Louis Ernest Joseph)

Spital (Nicolas Philippe Xavier)

Born: 18 July 1766
Chef de Brigade: 1 October 1793 (171e demi-brigade de Bataille)
General de Brigade: 23 July 1796
Died: 19 April 1803

Stedam (Jean Andre)

Born: 13 March 1778
Colonel: 25 March 1808
General de Brigade: 10 August 1809
Died: ?

Stengel (Henri Christian Michel)

Stephan (Louis)

Born: 1741
Colonel: 30 November 1792
General de Brigade: 1 May 1793
Died: 17 March 1803

Stettenhoffen (Maximilien Ferdinand Thomas)

Born: 19 December 1739
Marechal de Camp: 12 October 1792
General de Division: 5 December 1794
Died: 16 June 1809

Storm de Grave (Adrien Guillaume)

Born: 9 October 1764
Colonel: 10 December 1808
General de Brigade: 10 November 1810
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur: 31 July 1809
Died: ?

Strolz (Jean Baptiste Alexandre)

Born: 6 August 1771
Colonel: 29 October 1805
General de Brigade: 23 January 1814
Died: 27 October 1841

Subervie (Jacques Gervais)

Suchet (Louis Gabriel) –

Suden (Louis)

Born: ?
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810
Died: ?

Sugny (Jean Marie Vital Ramey)

Born: 4 June 1753
Chef de Brigade: 6 May 1795
General de Brigade: 24 February 1797         
General de Division: 8 December 1799
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 28 January 1809
Died: 21 March 1821

Sultzmann (Jean)

Suzamicq (Francois)

Born: 13 January 1737
General de Brigade: 5 October 1793
Died: 12 November 1809

 

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: September 2007

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