French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Vabre to Voulland

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.


Vabre (Marc Antoine Coban)

Vachot (Martial)

Born: 22 May 1763
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
General de Division: 8 June 1794
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 18 June 1813
Died: 23 August 1813 (Killed in action)

Vachot (Francois)

Born: 24 December 1767
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 1 December 1793
General de Brigade: 8 February 1794
Died: 5 October 1796

Vaillant (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 3 September 1751
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
Died: 26 September 1837

Valcin (Daniel Thomas Olry)

Born: 21 January 1737
Chef de Brigade: 8 March 1793
General de Brigade: 20 May 1795
Died: 11 July 1812

Valee (Sylvain Charles)

Valence (Jean Baptiste Cyrus Marie Adelaide de Tribrune de Thiembronne)

Born: 22 September 1757
Colonel: 1 January 1789 (Regiment de Chartres Dragons)
Colonel: 1 July 1791 (1er Regiment de Carabiniers)
Marechal de Camp: 13 December 1791
Count of the Empire: 1 June 1808
Died: 4 February 1822

Valentin (Francois)

Born: 29 October 1763
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 5 November 1795
General de Brigade: 23 September 1800
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 9 December 1809
Died: 13 November 1822

Valette (Antoine Joseph Marie de)

Born: 26 January 1748
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 20 August 1793
General de Brigade: 23 September 1793
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 21 July 1823

Valframbert (Paul Isaie)

Born: 22 October 1761
General de Brigade: 28 November 1793
Died: ?

Valhubert (Jean Marie Mellon Roger)

Valletaux (Jean Andre)

Born: 23 November 1757
General de Brigade: 14 October 1794
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 26 November 1803
Died: 23 June 1811 (Killed in action)

Vallier de Lapeyrouse (Gabriel Theodore)

Born: 23 January 1734
General de Brigade: 19 December 1795
Died: 10 May 1803

Vallin (Louis) – 6e Regiment de Hussards

Valory (Guy Louis Henri)

Valterre (Francois)

Vandamme (Dominique Joseph Rene)

Born: 5 November 1770
General de Brigade: 27 September 1793
General de Division: 5 February 1799
Grand Eagle of the Legion d’Honneur: 27 December 1805
Count of the Empire: 19 March 1808
Died: 15 July 1830

Van Dedem Van de Gelder (Antoine Baudouin Gisbert)

Born: 23 August 1774
General de Brigade: 19 April 1811
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 10 August 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 9 October 1813
Died: 15 August 1825

Vandermaesen (Lubin Martin)

Van Helden (Adrien)

Born: 18 April 1746
Adjudant General Colonel: 13 April 1792
Marechal de Camp: 20 September 1792
Lieutenant General: 26 February 1805 (Hollandais)
Died: ?

Van Merlen (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 15 April 1773
Colonel: 11 November 1810 (Hussards de la Garde du roi de Hollande)
General de Brigade: 12 January 1813
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur: 13 September 1813
Died: 18 June 1815 (Killed in action)

Van Ryssel (Albert)

Born: 4 September 1726
Marechal de Camp: 30 march 1788
Died: ?

Van Sandick (Onno Xavier)

Born: 30 November 1749
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810
Died: ?

Vare (Louis Prix)

Varennes (Marie Louis de)

Varin (Jean Pierre)

Born: 25 February 1745
General de Brigade: 9 November 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 24 June 1823

Vasserot (Louis)

Vaubois (Charles Henri de Belgrand)

Born: 1 October 1748
General de Brigade: 3 August 1793
General de Division: 8 May 1796
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 20 August 1808
Died: 5 November 1839

Vaufreland Piscatory (Achille Victor Fortune)

Born: 30 June 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 14 November 1794
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 10 September 1808
Died: 30 April 1832

Vauguyon (Paul Yves Bernard de Quelen de Stuer de Caussade de la)

Born: 25 February 1778
Colonel: 1809 (Regiment de la Garde Napolitaine)
Marechal de Camp: 1809 (Napolitaine)
Lieutenant General: 21 November 1810 (Napolitaine)
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 4 July 1807
Died: 24 January 1837

Veaux (Antoine Joseph)

Born: 17 September 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 10 March 1797
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 29 January 1809
Died: 24 September 1817

Vedel (Dominique Honore Antoine Marie)

Veilande (Michel)

Verbigier de Saint-Paul (Paul)

Born: 25 April 1775
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Died: 2 November 1850

Verdier (Jean Antoine)

Born: 2 May 1767
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 24 November 1794
General de Brigade: 15 August 1796
General de Division: 25 April 1800
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 19 March 1808
Died: 30 May 1839

Verdiere (Jean Christophe Collin dit)

Born: 18 January 1754
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Division: 26 May 1798
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 18 October 1806

Verger Desbarreaux (Pierre Francois)

Born: 5 September 1755
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 19 June 1809
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 4 December 1829

Verges (Francois)

Born: 29 October 1752
Colonel: 4 September 1792
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 13 September 1798

Vergez (Jean Marie)

Vergnes (Jacques Paul)

Born: 19 April 1755
Adjudant General Colonel: 2 February 1792
General de Brigade: 5 May 1793
Died: 12 February 1841

Verne (Pierre Francois)

Vernier (Francois)

Born: 3 September 1736
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 29 September 1794
General de Brigade: 8 October 1795
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 5 September 1815

Vernier (Cesar Verny dit)

Born: 18 June 1738
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 21 March 1794
General de Brigade: 4 May 1794
Died: 19 August 1806

Verteuil de Malleret (Marc Antoine Malleret)

Born: 17 September 1718
Marechal de Camp: 3 January 1770
Lieutenant General: 1 January 1784
Died: 20 February 1801

Vezu (Claude)

Born: 19 December 1749
General de Brigade: 21 September 1793
General de Division: 16 November 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 29 October 1827

Vial (Honore)

Born: 22 February 1766
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 10 December 1794
General de Brigade: 28 August 1796
General de Division: 27 August 1803
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1810
Died: 18 October 1813 (Killed in action)

Vial (Jacques Laurent Louis Augustin)

Vial d’Alais (Charles Guillaume)

Born: 12 February 1749
Colonel: 4 March 1791
Marechal de Camp: 7 March 1792
Died: 19 February 1819

Viala (Sebastien)

Viallanes (Jean Baptiste Theodore)

Vialle (Pierre)

Born: 12 January 1743
General de Brigade: 28 September 1793
General de Division: 10 December 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 29 March 1805
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur:
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur:
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur:
Died: 19 June 1816

Vichery (Louis Joseph)

Born: 23 September 1767
Colonel Adjudant General: 9 December 1803 (Hollandais)
General Major: 6 April 1807 (Hollandais)
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810 (In the service of France)
General de Division: 30 May 1813
Died: 22 February 1831

Victor (Claude Victor Perrin)

Vidalot du Sirat (Pierre Marie Gabriel)

Born: 25 March 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: February 1794
General de Brigade: 5 July 1794
Died: 30 December 1843

Vietinghoff (Georges Michel)

Born: 22 June 1722
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1780
Lieutenant General: 20 May 1792
Died: 1803

Vieusseux (Jean Louis)

Born: 30 April 1754
Marechal de Camp: 1 September 1792
Died: 1 April 1817

Vignes (Francois Felix)

Vignolle (Martin)

Born: 18 March 1763
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 18 December 1794
General de Brigade: 3 August 1796
General de Division: 27 August 1803
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 3 December 1813
Baron of the Empire: 29 June 1808
Count of the Empire: 31 December 1809
Died: 14 November 1824

Vigoureux (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 6 May 1735
Marechal de Camp: 21 September 1788
General de Division: 30 May 1796
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 9 June 1825

Villaret-Joyeuse (Jean Marie)

Born: 18 September 1757
Chef de Brigade: 11 April 1801
General de Brigade: 26 January 1804
Died: 10 January 1847

Villatte (Jean Louis)

Born: 1751
Colonel: 12 September 1793
General de Brigade: 23 July 1795
Died: 7 May 1802

Villatte (Eugene Casimir)

Born: 14 April 1770
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 5 February 1799
General de Brigade: 29 August 1803
General de Division: 25 February 1807
Baron of the Empire: 26 October 1808
Died: 14 May 1834

Villemalet (Pierre Fureau)

Born: 20 March 1760
General de Brigade: 7 October 1793
Died: 15 February 1795

Villionne (Pierre Justin Marchand de)

Villot (Jean Joseph)

Born: 2 October 1748
Adjudant General Colonel: 9 September 1792
Marechal de Camp: 1 October 1792
Died: ?

Villot (Michel)

Vimeux (Louis Antoine)

Born: 13 August 1737
Colonel: 11 January 1793 (35e Regiment d’Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 27 May 1793
General de Division: 4 March 1794
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 9 April 1811
Died: 23 June 1814

Vincent (Remy)

Born: 29 May 1736
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 20 September 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 29 March 1805
Died: 18 December 1820

Vincent (Luc Antoine)

Born: 9 July 1752
General de Division: 20 October 1793
Died: 4 February 1816

Vincent (Henri Catherine Baltazard)

Vinot (Gilbert Julien)

Vital (Etienne Louis)

Born: 7 September 1736
Colonel: 1 October 1793
General de Brigade: 17 January 1795
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 2 November 1818

Vivies (Guillaume Raymond Amant)

Voet (Johann Hendrick)

Born: 22 February 1758
Colonel: 8 August 1808
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810 (In the service of France)
Died: 1 April 1813

Voillot (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 5 April 1766
General de Brigade: 7 October 1793
Died: 2 February 1848

Vonderweidt (Francois Pierre Felix)

Born: 31 May 1766
Chef de Brigade : 6 March 1798
General de Brigade: 3 October 1802
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 23 October 1810

Vonderweidt (Marie Joseph Simon Alexis)

Vouillers (Francois Charles Labbe)

Born: 8 August 1737
Colonel: 25 July 1791 (5e Regiment d’Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 22 July 1792
Died: 2 September 1821

Voulland (Alexandre)

Born: 10 November 1725
Chef de Brigade: 9 August 1793
General de Brigade: 1 October 1793
General de Division: 30 March 1794
Died: 25 August 1806

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: November 2007

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