Generals in French Service

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Bache to Beysser

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.

 

General Gilbert Desire Joseph Bachelu

Gilbert Desire Joseph Bachelu

 

Bache (Jacques Francois)

Born: 2 November 1744
General de Brigade: 14 April 1794†
Died: 20 April 1803

Bachelet - Damville (Louis Alexandre)

Born: 1 November 1771
General de Brigade: 30 May 1813
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 20 May 1811
Baron of the Empire: 21 February 1813
Died: 16 October 1813 (Killed at battle of Leipzig)

Bachelu (Gilbert Desire Joseph)

Baciocchi (Felix Pascal)

Bacler dí Albe (Louis Albert Guislain)

Born: 21 October 1761
Colonel: 21 June 1807
General de Brigade: 24 October 1813
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 10 April 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 17 March 1808
Baron of the Empire: 31 December 1809
Died: 12 September 1824

Baget (Jean Bajet ou)

Born: 18 October 1743
General de Brigade: 30 June 1793
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 17 February 1821

Bagneris (Francois)

Born: 4 July 1769
General de Brigade: 30 May 1813
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 3 January 1809
Baron of the Empire: 18 February 1814
Died: 9 May 1839

Baille (Louis Paul)

Born: 1 July 1768
Colonel: 27 December 1805 (51e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne)
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 7 June 1808
Died: 2 October 1821

Baillet de Latour (Louis Willibrod Antoine de)

Born: 12 February 1753
Colonel: 2 February 1788 (Regiment de Salm-Infanterie)
General Major: 1 January 1793
General de Division: 6 March 1811
Died: 1 September 1836

Baillod (Jean Pierre)

Born: 20 August 1771
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 23 April 1809
Baron of the Empire: 23 May 1809
Died: 1 March 1853

Baillot - Faral (Antoine Raymond)

Born: 5 September 1741
General de Brigade: 30 April 1794
Died: 18 August 1818

Bailly de Monthion (Francois Gedeon)

Born: 27 January 1776
General de Brigade: 22 May 1808
General de Division: 4 December 1812
Baron of the Empire: 28 January 1809
Count of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 7 September 1850

Balathier de Bragelonne (Eloi Charles)

Born: 13 December 1771
General de Brigade: 11 July 1811
Died: 30 July 1830

Balland (Antoine)

Baltus de Pouilly (Basile Guy Marie Victor)

Bancal de Saint Julien (Jean Louis)

Born: 12 March 1745
Chef de Brigade: 8 November 1794
General de Brigade: 23 October 1799
Died: ?

Banel (Pierre)

Born: 30 July 1766
Chef de Brigade: 11 October 1793
General de Brigade: 25 December 1793
Died: 13 April 1796 (Killed during the attack on the Chateau de Cossaria Ė Piemont)

Bar (Jean Francois)

Baraguey dí Hilliers (Louis)

Born: 13 August 1764
General de Brigade: 4 April 1793
General de Division: 10 March 1797
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur: 2 February 1805
Count of the Empire: 16 September 1808
Died: 6 January 1813

Barbanegre (Joseph)

Barbantane (Hilarion Paul Francois Bienvenu du Puget de)

Born: 8 March 1754
Colonel: 10 March 1788 (Regiment† díAunis)
Marechal de Camp: 6 October 1791
Died: 27 March 1828

Barbazan (Antoine Edme Adam de)

Barbier (Jean Francois Therese)

Barbier (Pierre)

Born: 11 May 1759
General de Brigade: 23 July 1799
Died: 23 March 1825

Barbot (Marie Etienne de)

Born: 2 April 1770
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Died: 16 February 1839

Barbou díEscourieres (Gabriel)

Born: 23 November 1761
General de Brigade: 7 September 1794
Died: 6 December 1827

Bard (Antoine Marie)

Born: 21 January 1759
General de Brigade: 29 September 1793
Died: 9 November 1837

Bardenet (Jacques)

Born: 10 February 1754
Chef de Brigade: 7 October 1794 (6e Regiment d'Artillerie a Pied Provisional)
General de Brigade: 19 June 1799
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 11 July 1807
Chevalier of the Empire: 21 November 1810
Died: 3 September 1833

Bardet (Martial, Baron de Maison Rouge)

Barquier (Joseph David de)

Born: 7 June 1757
General de Brigade: 18 April 1802
Died: 31 October 1844

Barral de Rochechinard (Andre Horace Francois de)

Born: 1 August 1743
Marechal de Camp: 13 December 1791
Died: 15 August 1829

Barras (Paul Francois Jean Nicolas de)

Born: 30 June 1755
General de Brigade: 1 August 1795
Died: 29 January 1829

Barrie (Jean Leonard)

Barrois (Pierre)

Barthel (Nicolas)

Born: 26 November 1718
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 13 May 1813

Barthelemy (Nicolas Martin)

Barthelemi (Antoine Francois, Chevalier de Bournet)

Born: 21 October 1741
General de Brigade: 30 September 1793
Died: 4 November 1812

Bartier de Saint Hilaire (Jean Etienne)

Born: 7 March 1766
General de Brigade: 10 July 1812
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 27 July 1809
Baron of the Empire: 4 June 1810
Died: 19 February 1835

Bastoul (Louis)

Born: 19 August 1753
General de Brigade: 15 September 1793
Died: 15 January 1801 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Hohenlinden)

Baudot (Auguste Nicolas)

Born: 15 February 1765
Chef de Brigade: 29 November 1796
General de Brigade: 17 August 1800
Died: 20 March 1801 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Canope)

Bauduin (Pierre Francois)

Baurot (Jean Baptiste Charles)

Born: 26 May 1774
General de Brigade: 25 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 11 June 1810
Died: 10 February 1847

Baussancourt (Francois de)

Born: 17 September 1742
General de Brigade: 12 April 1793
Died: 7 May 1795

Baville (Armand)

Bazancourt (Jean Baptiste Maximilien Joseph Antoine Lecat de)  

Beaufort de Thorigny (Jean Baptiste Beaufol dit)

Born: 18 October 1761†††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† †††††††††††
General de Division: 14 October 1793
Died: 1 February 1825

Beaufranchet díAyat (Louis Charles Antoine de)

Born: 22 November 1757
Marechal de Camp: 1 September 1792
Died: 2 July 1812

Beaudre (Olivier Victor de)

General Eugene Rose De Beauharnais

General Eugene Rose De Beauharnais

 

Beauharnais (Alexandre Francois Marie de)

Born: 22 May 1760
Marechal de Camp: 7 September 1792
General de Division: 8 March 1793
Died: 23 July 1794 (Executed)

Beauharnais (Eugene Rose de)

Beaujeu (Edme Henry de)

Born: 22 May 1741
Chef de Brigade: 27 May 1792 (2e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 15 March 1793
Died: 28 June 1818

Beaumont (Louis Chertien Carriere de)

Beaumont (Marc Antoine Bonin de la Boninere)

Beaupuy (Michel Armand de Bacharetie de)

Born: 14 July 1755
Chef de Brigade: 3 May 1793
General de Brigade: 31 August 1793
General de Division: 17 October 1793
Died: 19 October 1796 (Killed at† the combat of Emmendingen)

Beauregard (Pierre Raphael Paillot de)

Born: 14 February 1734
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
General de Division: 15 May 1793
Died: 30 September 1799

Beaurevoir (Louis Ferdinand Baillard de)

Born: 14 February 1747
Colonel: 26 August 1792
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: ?

Beaurgard (Charles Victor Woirgard de)

Born: 16 October 1764
General de Brigade: 16 April 1793
Died: 19 February 1810 (Killed at the combat of Valverde)

Beauvais (Louis Jacques)

Born: 1759
General de Brigade: 23 July 1795
Died: 12 September 1799

Beauvais de Preau (Charles Theodore)

Born: 8 November 1772
General de Brigade: 30 September 1813
Died: 18 April 1830

Bechaud (Jean Pierre)

Bechet de Leocour (Louis Samuel)

Born: 6 November 1771
General de Brigade: 19 February 1814
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 18 February 1808
Baron of the Empire: May 1808
Died: 1 January 1845

Becourt (Nicolas Joseph)

Born: 24 June 1736
Colonel: 9 September 1792
Marechal de Camp: 15 September 1792
General de Division: 30 July 1793
Died: 29 August 1793

Bedos (Jean Pierre)

Born: 20 August 1739
General de Brigade: 21 August 1795
Died: 8 April 1813

Beffroy (Louis Paul)

Born: 11 August 1737
Chef de Brigade: 4 May 1793 (Legion de la Fraternite)
General de Brigade 14 June 1793
Died: 3 August 1802

Beguinot (Francois Barthelemy)

Born: 22 January 1757
General de Brigade: 9 June 1794
General de Division : 5 February 1799
Count of the Empire: 23 May 1808
Died: 26 September 1808

Behague de Villanueva (Jean Antoine Pierre de)

Born: 29 November 1727
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1780
Lieutenant General: 20 January 1791
Died: 1804

Beker (Nicolas Leonard Bagert)

Born: 13 January 1770
General de Brigade: 2 January 1801
General de Division: 24 December 1805
Died: 18 November 1840

Belair (Alexandre Pierre Julienne)

Born: 15 October 1747
General de Brigade: 4 August 1793
Chevalier of the Empire: 22 October 1810
Baron of the Empire: 11 November 1813
Died: 25 May 1819

Belfort (Jacques Belfort Renard dit)

Born: 26 December 1753
Chef de Brigade: 21 November 1793
Chef de Brigade: 19 April 1794 (12e de cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 24 December 1805
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 25 December 1805
Baron of the Empire: 18 June 1809
Died: 18 January 1819

Bellair (Antoine Alexandre Julienne)

Bellavene (Jacques Nicolas)

Born: 20 October 1770
General de Brigade: 10 July 1796
General de Division: 4 October 1807
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 30 October 1810
Baron of the Empire: 25 March 1813
Died: 16 February 1826

General Auguste Daniel Belliard

General Auguste Daniel Belliard

Bellefonte (Andre de)

Born: 30 March 1744
Chef de Brigade: 25 October 1793 (3e regiment díArtillerie a Pied)
General de Brigade: 10 May 1794
Died: 1800

Belliard (Auguste Daniel)

Born: 25 May 1769
General de Brigade: 18 November 1796
General de Division: 6 September 1800
Colonel General de Cuirassiers: 5 December 1812
Count of the Empire: 9 March 1810Died: 28 January 1832

Bellion de Sainte - Marguerite (Louis Henry Charles de)

Born: 9 December 1753
General de Brigade: 11 October 1793
Died: 15 September 1795

Belmont (Francois de Vachon de Briancon de)

Born: ?
Colonel: 1 February 1749 (Regiment de Marine)
Marechal de Camp: 20 February 1761
Lieutenant General: 1 March 1780
Died: 1800

Berckheim (Sigismond Frederic)

Berge (Francois)

Berlier (Pierre Andre Hercule)

Marshal Jean Baptiste Bernadotte

Marshal Jean Baptiste Bernadotte

Bernadotte (Jean Baptiste Jules de)

Born: 26 January 1763
Chef de Brigade: 4 April 1794
General de Brigade: 29 June 1794
General de Division: 22 October 1794
Marechal díEmpire : 19 May 1804
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur : 12 July 1804
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur: 2 February 1805
Prince de Ponte-Corvo: 21 August 1810
King of Sweden: 5 February 1818
Died: 8 March 1844

Bernard (Jacques Bernard)

Born: 1774
General de Brigade: 3 March 1813
Member of the Legion díHonneur: 7 March 1813
Died: 12 January 1852

Bernard (Simon)

Born: 1779
Colonel: 21 January 1813
General de Brigade: 23 March 1814
Chevalier of the Empire: 10 January 1812
Baron of the Empire: 22 March 1814
Died: 5 November 1839

Berneron (Benoit Guerin de)

Born: 1745
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: 1799

Berruyer (Jean Francois de)

Berruyer (Pierre Marie Auguste)

Bertaux (Jacques Berthault dit)

Born: 10 January 1733
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
Died: 21 November 1799

Berthellemy (Etienne Ambroise dit Berthelmy)

Born: 24 September 1764
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
Died: 24 June 1841

Berthemy (Pierre Augustin)

Born: 16 May 1778
General de Brigade: 14 December 1813
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 5 December 1812
Chevalier of the Empire: 14 April 1810
Died: 31 January 1855

Berthezene (Pierre)

Marshal Louis Alexander Berthier

Marshal Louis Alexander Berthier

Berthier (Louis Alexandre)

Born: 20 November 1753Marechal de Camp: 22 May 1792
General de Division: 13 June 1795
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur: 2 February 1805
Major General de la Grande Armee: 30 August 1805
Prince de Neuchatel and Vallengin: 30 March 1806
Prince de Wagram: 15 August 1809
Died: 1 June 1815 (Commited suicide)

Berthier (Louis Cesar dit de Berluy)

Born: 9 November 1765
Chef de Brigade: 18 November 1796
General de Brigade: 4 September 1802
General de Division: 3 January 1806
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 11 January 1804
Count of the Empire: 13 February 1813
Died: 17 August 1819

Berthier (Victor Leopold)

Born: 22 May 1770
General de Brigade: 19 June 1799
General de Division: 1 February 1805
Died: 13 March 1807

Bertin (Nicolas)

Born: 26 July 1752
General de Brigade: 2 October 1793
Died: 1 May 1816

Bertolosi (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 28 October 1749
General de Brigade: 4 April 1804
Member of the Legion díHonneur: 23 December 1807
Died: 20 January 1828

Berton (Jean Baptiste Breton dit)

Born: 15 June 1767
General de Brigade: 30 May 1813
Died: 5 October 1822 (Executed)

Bertrand (Antoine Joseph)

Born: 15 February 1767
General de Brigade: 28 October 1808
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 8 August 1809
Baron of the Empire: 3 May 1809
Died: 18 May 1835

Marshal Louis Alexander Berthier

General Henri Gatien Bertrand.

Bertrand (Edme Victor)

Bertrand (Henri Gatien)

Born: 28 March 1773
General de Brigade: 6 September 1800
General de Division: 30 May 1807
Grand Marechal de Palais: 18 November 1813
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur: 14 August 1809
Count of the Empire: 21 September 1808
Died: 31 January 1844

Bertrand de Sivary (Louis)

Beru (Antoine Anne Lecourt de)

Born: 14 August 1755
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 5 May 1814

Besse (Martial)

Born: 15 September 1759
Chef de Brigade: 11 February 1794 (2e Legion de líOuest)
General de Brigade: 11 April 1795
Died: 1804

Bessieres (Francois)

Born: 22 April 1755
General de Brigade: 7 September 1793
General de Division: 19 September 1793
Died: 25 September 1825

Marshall Jean Baptiste Bessieres

Marshall Jean Baptiste Bessieres

Bessieres (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 6 August 1768
Chef de Brigade: 9 March 1799
General de Brigade: 18 July 1800
General de Division: 13 September 1802 Marechal díEmpire: 19 May 1804
Colonel General: 20 July 1804 (Cavalerie de la Garde Imperiale)
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur: 2 February 1805
Duc díIstrie: 28 May 1809
Died: 1 May 1813 (Killed on the eve of the battle of Lutzen)

Bessieres (Bertrand)

Beteille (Jean Alexis)

Born: 7 August 1763
Colonel: 13 January 1811 (Legion de Burgos)
General de Brigade: 2 March 1813
Died: 13 February 1847

Bethencourt (Antoine de)

Born: 29 October 1759
Chef de Brigade: 25 May 1793
General de Brigade: 5 September 1793
Died: 6 August 1801

Beuret (Georges)

Beurmann (Jean Ernest de)

Born: 25 October 1775
General de Brigade: 23 October 1811
Baron of the Empire: 16 September 1808
Died: 10 October 1850

Beurmann (Frederic Auguste de)

Beurnonville (Pierre de Riel de)

Born: 10 May 1752
Marechal de Camp: 13 May 1792
Lieutenant General: 22 August 1792
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur:15 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 28 May 1808
Died: 23 April 1821

Beylie (Claude de)Born: 6 June 1729

Colonel: 22 May 1785
Marechal de Camp: 18 August 1792
Died: 29 July 1817
Beyrand (Martial)
Born: 9 September 1768
General de Brigade: 24 November 1794
Died: 3 August 1796 (Killed at the battle of Castiglione)

Beyssac (Jean Romain Conilh de)

Born: 27 September 1749
General de Brigade: 23 August 1793
Died: 18 December 1820

Beysser (Jean† Michel)

Born: 4 November 1753
Chef de Brigade: 7 March 1793
General de Brigade: 30 June 1793
Died: 13 April 1794 (Executed)

 

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: March 2006

 

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