French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Xaintrailles to Zoltowski

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.


Xaintrailles (Charles Antoine Dominique de Lauthier)

Born: 17 January 1763
Adjudant General Colonel: 9 September 1792
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
General de Division: 30 May 1796
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 1 June 1812
Died: 13 May 1833

Yvendorff (Jean Frederic)

Born: 19 October 1751
Chef de Brigade: 3 September 1799 (2e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 24 December 1805
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 29 June 1808
Died: 10 November 1816

Zayonchek (Joseph)

Zenardi (Joseph Camille Jules)

Born: 22 April 1773
Colonel: 7 November 1806 (2e Regiment de Chasseurs Napolitains)
Marechal de Camp: 7 April 1809
Lieutenant General: 15 November 1813
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 23 August 1835

Zimmerman (Christian Noel dit Emmanuel)

Born: 3 April 1730
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Died: 6 January 1813

Zoltowski (Edouard)

Born: 1775
Colonel: 2 March 1807 (3e Regiment d’Infanterie Polonaise)|
General de Brigade: 2 December 1811
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: July 1812
Died: 1842

 
 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: December 2007

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