Generals in French Service

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Bicquilley to Butraud

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.


Bicquilley (Pierre Marie de)
  

Bidoit (Jacques)

Born: 2 December 1734
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 31 January 1794
Died: 11 April 1808

Bigarre (Auguste Julien)

Born: 1 January 1775
Colonel: 3 February 1807 (1er Regiment de Ligne Napolitain)
General de Brigade: 9 June 1808 (In the service of Spain)
Lieutenant General: 24 June 1813 (In the service of Spain)
General de Brigade: 19 September 1813 (In the service of France)
Baron of the Empire: 1810
Count of the Empire: 10 April 1815
Died: 14 May 1838

Bigault de Signemont (Louis de)

Born: 18 April 1732
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Died: ?

Billard (Pierre Joseph)

Binot (Louis Francois)

Born: 7 April 1771
Chef de Brigade: 19 August 1801
General de Brigade: 22 November 1806
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 25 December 1805
Died: 8 February 1807 (Killed at the battle of Eylau)

Biron (Armand Louis de Gontaut, duc de Lauzun de)

Born: 13 April 1747
Marechal de Camp: 1 January 1784
Lieutenant General: 13 January 1792
Died: 31 December 1793 (Executed)

Bisson (Baptiste Pierre Francois Jean Gaspard)

Bizanet (Guilin Laurent)

Born: 10 August 1755
Chef de Brigade: October 1792
General de Brigade: 22 August 1793
General de Division: 10 April 1794
General de Division: 14 April 1815
Died: 18 April 1836

Blanc dit Leblanc (Claude Marie Joseph)

Born: 14 November 1753
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
Died: ?

Blanchard (Amable Guy)

Blanmont (Marie Pierre Isidore de)          

Blein (Ange Francois Alexandre)

Born: 26 November 1767
Colonel: 26 December 1805
General de Brigade:† 22 July 1813
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 3 April 1814
Baron of the Empire: 2 August 1808
Died: 2 July 1845

Blondeau (Jacques)

Born: 12 January 1776
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 15 October 1795
General de Brigade: 12 October 1808
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 1 January 1813
Died: 30 March 1841

Blondeau du Fays (Antoine Francois Raymond)

Born: 7 January 1747
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
Etait Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 8 May 1826

Blosse (Louis)

Born: 18 January 1753
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 30 September 1793
General de Brigade: 16 October 1793
Died: 27 October 1793 (Killed at combat of Entrammes)

Blottefiere (Pierre Louis, seigneur de Voyenne de)

Blou du Chadenac (Jean Antoine de)

Born: 8 May 1737
Colonel: 25 July 1791 (51e Regiment d'Infanterie)
Colonel: 21 October 1791 (3e Regiment d'infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 27 May 1792
General de Division: 27 May 1793
Died: 27 June 1793

Bodelin (Pierre)

Boerner (Jean David)

Born: 13 September 1762
Chef de Brigade: 19 February 1798
General de Brigade: 30 December 1807
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 25 December 1805
Chevalier of the Empire: 15 July 1810
Died: 4 May 1829

Boillaud (Jean)

Born: 4 August 1738
General de Brigade: 12 April 1793
Died: 1 October 1809

Boisconteau (Jean Joseph Lamy de)

Boisgelin de Kerdu (Gilles Dominique Jean Marie de)

Born: 1 December 1749
Marechal de Camp: 30 June 1791
Died: 3 July 1794 (Executed)

Boisgerard (Jacques Francois Barbuat de Maison - Rouge de)

Born: 16 February 1739
General de Brigade: 19 October 1793
Died: 29 April 1816

Boisgerard (Anne Marie Francois Barbuat de Maison - Rouge de)

Born: 8 July 1767
Chef de Brigade: 4 June 1796
General de Brigade: 10 july 1796
Died: 9 February 1799 (Died of Wounds)

Boisserolle - Boisvilliers (Aurele Jean de)

Born: 3 September 1764
General de Brigade: 4 June 1813
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 31 July 1813
Died: 1 February 1829

Boisset (Joseph Valerian de)

Born: 23 November 1750
General de Brigade: 10 June 1794
Died: 18 December 1824

Boissieu (Henri Louis Augustin de)

Born: 18 July 1741
Marechal de Camp: 21 September 1788
Died: 16 July 1795 (Killed at Quiberon)

Boissy de Bannes (Louis Regis)

Born: 19 April 1744
Colonel: 5 February 1792
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
Died: 16 March 1811

Boivin (Jacques Denis)

Born: 28 September 1748
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade : 2 October 1793
General de Brigade: 9 April 1794
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 10 July 1832

Bollemont (Francois Charles Robert Chonet de)

Born: 20 January 1749
Chef de Brigade: 15 August 1793
General de Brigade: 25 October 1793
General de Division: 8 May 1794
Died: 17 December 1815

Bon (Louis Andre)

Born: 25 October 1758
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 19 April 1794
General de Brigade: 24 November 1794
General de Division: 13 May 1798
Died: 19 May 1799 (Died of wounds)

Bon dí Estournelles (Christophe)

Born: 26 June 1736
Marechal de Camp: 7 September 1792
Died: 15 February 1809

Bonaparte (Joseph)

Born: 7 January 1768
General de Division: 3 January 1806
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur :2 February 1805
King of Naples: 31 March 1806
King of Spain: 6 June 1808
Lieutenant General of the Empire: 28 January 1814
Died: 28 July 1844

Bonaparte (Napoleon)

Bonaparte (Louis)

Bonaparte (Jerome)

Born: 9 November 1784
General de Division: 14 March 1807
King of Westphalia: 7 July 1807
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur: 24 September 1806
Died: 24 June 1860

Bonavita (Joseph)

Bonet (Jean Pierre Francois)

Born: 8 August 1768
General de Brigade: 9 May 1794
General de Division: 27 August 1803
Count of the Empire: 2 March 1811
Died: 23 November 1857

Bongard ou Bongars (Jean Francois Marie de)

Born: 11 March 1758
Colonel: 17 January 1808 (1er bataillon díInfanterie Legere Westphalian)
General de Brigade: 28 April 1809 (Westphalian service)
General de Division: 9 January 1813 (Westphalian service)
General de Brigade: 22 December 1813 (in the service of France)
Died: 11 March 1833

Bonnafoux de Caminel (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 17 July 1724
Colonel: 1 April 1791
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
Died: 20 May 1802

Bonaire (Louis)

Born: 13 March 1751
General de Brigade: 20 September 1793
Died: 9 June 1807

Bonnaire (Jean Gerard)

Bonnamy (Charles Auguste Jean Baptiste Louis Joseph dit de Bellefontaine)

Born: 18 August 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 15 December 1798
Died: 7 August 1830

Bonnard (Charles Robert Andre)

Born: 7 March 1754
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 22 September 1794
General de Brigade: 11 October 1794
Died: 9 June 1800

Bonnard (Ennemond)

Born: 3 October 1756
General de Brigade: 12 June 1794
General de Division:† 13 November 1794
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 16 January 1819

Bonnaud (Jacques Philippe)

Born: 11 September 1757
General de Brigade: 28 January 1794
General de Division: 30 April 1794
Died: 30 March 1797 (Died of wounds received at combat of Giessen)

Bonnay de Troisfontaines (Jacques)

Born: 21 August 1732
Chef de Brigade: 1 April 1791
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: 10 May 1814

Bonnemains (Pierre)

Bonnet (Francois Antoine)

Born: 22 August 1749
General de Brigade: 28 March 1794
Died: 13 October 1801

Bonnet (Alexandre Francois Seraphin)

Born: 6 February 1742
General de Brigade: ?
Died: ?

Bonnet díHonnieres (Joseph Alphonse Hyacinthe Alexandre dí)

Bonte (Michel Louis Joseph)

Bontemps (Francois)

Bonvoust (Charles de)

Bony (Francois)

Born: 20 December 1772
Colonel: 19 August 1813 (19e Regiment provisoire díInfanterie)
General de Brigade: 27 September 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 20 June 1811
Died: 30 March 1848

Bordessoule (Etienne Tardif de Pommeroux de)

Borghese (Camille)

Borghese Prince Aldobrandini (Francois Cajetan Dominique Philippe)

Bories de Castelpers (Pierre Honore)

Born: 15 November 1768
General de Brigade: 9 June 1794
Died: 27 April 1826

Borrel (Jean Baptiste Joseph Noel)

Born: 25 December 1755
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 22 October 1808
Baron of the Empire: 29 June 1808
Died: 29† June 1819

Borrelli (Charles Luc Paulin Clement)

Born: 20 December 1771
General de Brigade: 11 September 1812
Baron of the Empire: 8 April 1813
Died: 25 December 1849

Botot-Dumesnil (Jacques Marie)

Born: 19 May 1759
Chef de Brigade: 3 July 1795 (Legion de Police)
General de Brigade: 6 January 1800
Died: 26 April 1822

Botta (Pierre Paul)

Boubers-Mazingan (Alexandre Francois Joseph de)

Bouchage (Francois Joseph Gratet du)

Born: 1 April 1749
Chef de Brigade: 1 November 1784
Marechal de Camp: 8 July 1792
Died: 12 April 1821

Bouchet (Benoit Louis)

Born: 1 November 1731
Chef de Brigade: 8 April 1779
Marechal de Camp: 20 September 1790
Died: 4 March 1802

Bouchu (Francois Louis)

Boucret (Jean Pierre)

Born: 16 May 1764
General de Brigade: 22 September 1793
General de Division: 9 April 1794
Died: 17 August 1820

Boudet (Jean)

Born: 9 February 1769
Chef de Brigade: 19 June 1795
General de Brigade: 14 December 1795
General de Division: 2 April 1800
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 2 June 1809
Count of the Empire: 1808
Died: 14 September 1809

Boudin de Roville (Francois Louis)

Boudinhon - Valdec (Jean Claude)

Bouille du Chariol (Louis Joseph Amour de)

Born: 1 May 1769
General de Brigade: 23 June 1810
Count of the Empire: 2 September 1810
Died: 20 November 1850

Boulanger (Servan Beaudouin)

Born: 1756
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade:† 5 July 1793
General de Brigade: 22 July 1793
Died: 29 July 1794 (Executed)

Boulard (Henri Francois Maurille de)

Born: 25 November 1746
General de Brigade: 21 March 1793
Died: 29 November 1793

Boulart (Jean Francois)

Boulnois (Louis Jacques Francois)

Bourcier (Francois Antoine Louis)

Born: 21 February 1760
General de Brigade: 20 October 1793
General de Division: 18 April 1794
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 28 June 1808
Died: 8 May 1828

Bourdet ( ?)

Born: ?
General de Brigade: 4 October 1794
Died: ?

Bourdois de Champfort (Edme Martin)

Bourdonnaye (Anne Francois Augustinde la)

Born: 18 July 1745
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenant General: 22 May 1792
Died: 6 October 1793

Bourgeat (Jean Dominique)

Born: 29 September 1760
Chef de Brigade: 2 October 1802
General de Brigade: 28 August 1808
Baron of the Empire: 9 May 1811
Died: 30 January 1827

Bourgeois (Charles Francois)

Bourke (Jean Raymond Charles)

Born: 12 August 1772
Chef de Brigade: 13 July 1802
General de Brigade: 23 July 1809
General de Division: 17 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 16 September 1808
Died: 29 August 1847

Bourmont (Louis Auguste Victor de Ghaisnes de)

Born: 2 September 1773
Colonel: 1797
General de Brigade: 28 September 1813
General de Division: 13 February 1814
Died: 27 October 1846

Boussard (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 4 December 1758
General de Brigade: 9 April 1794
Died: 9 October 1795 (Died of wounds)

Boussart (Andre Joseph)

Bousson (Ignace Francois) Ė

Boutarel de Langerolle (Gilbert)

Born: 9 January 1737
General de Brigade: 23 December 1793
Died: ?

Boutteaux (Jean Philippe)

Born: 1742
General de Brigade: 30 November 1793
Died: ?

Bouvard (Jean Louis Eloi)

Bouvier des …clat (Joseph)

Boy (Louis Francois)

Born: 25 August 1768
Colonel: 23 May 1808 (1er Regiment díInfanterie Ligne Neopolitain)
General de Brigade: 31 January 1814
Died: 27 December 1842

Boye (Charles Joseph)

Born: 11 February 1762
Chef de Brigade: 25 April 1794
General de Brigade: 10 June 1794
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 16 May 1832

Boye ( Jacques)

Born: 8 November 1766
Chef de Brigade: 14 June 1796 (Legion de líOuest)
General de Brigade: 9 September 1803
Died: May 1820

Boyeldieu (Louis Leger)

Boyer (Joseph)

Boyer (Henri Jacques Jean)

Born: 24 June 1767
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 6 November 1793
General de Brigade: 29 August 1803
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 22 October 1810
Died: 18 November 1828

Boyer (Pierre Francois Joseph)

Born: 7 September 1772
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 18 January 1797
General de Brigade: 29 March 1801
General de Division: 16 February 1814
Baron of the Empire: 1 May 1812
Died: 11 July 1851

Boyer ( Jean Baptiste Nicolas Henry)

Born: 9 July 1775
General de Brigade: 28 September 1813
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 30 October 1813 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Leipzig)

Boyer de Rebeval (Joseph)

Boyer de la Martiniere (Guillaume)

Born: 10 January 1745
Chef de Brigade: 5 August 1793
General de Brigade: 1 February 1805
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 3 March 1807
Baron of the Empire: 20 August 1809
Died: 7 July 1820

Brayer (Michel Sylvestre)

Born: 31 December 1769
Colonel: 27 December 1805
General de Brigade: 26 March 1809
General de Division: 31 August 1813
Baron of the Empier: 9 March 1810
Died: 28 November 1840

Breissand (Joseph)

Brenier de Montmorand (Antoine Francois)

Bresson de Valmabelle (Jean Pierre Alexandre)

Born: 3 October 1772
General de Brigade: 10 September 1812
Died: 26 December 1812

Brice Montigny (Louis Adrien Brice dit

Briche (Andre Louis Elisabeth Marie)

Brison (Nicolas Louis Auguste de Grimond de Beauvoir du Roure de Beaumont de)

Born: 25 August 1753
Marechal de Camp: 29 June 1792
Died: 11 January 1838

Brissac (Louis Hercule Timoleon de Cosse de)

Born: 15 February 1734
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1780
Died: 9 September 1792

Broglie (Charles Louis Victor, Prince de)

Born: 23 September 1756
Marechal de Camp: 28 November 1791
Died: 27 June 1794 (Executed)

Bron de Bailly (Andre Francois)

Born: 30 November 1757
Chef de Brigade: 22 September 1797
General de Brigade: 23 September 1800
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 1 January 1813
Died: 18 May 1847

Bronikowski díOppeln (Nicolas)

Born: 1772
General de Brigade: 18 February 1810
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 25 March 1812
Died: ?

Brouard (Etienne)

Born: 29 August 1765
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 1 February 1805
Lieutenant General: 19 May 1815
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 20 July 1808
Died: 23 April 1833

General Jean Broussier

General Jean Broussier

Broussier (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 10 May 1766
Chef de Brigade: 29 March 1797
General de Brigade: 23 January 1799
General de Division: 1 February 1805
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 21 July 1809
Count of the Empire: 15 October 1809
Died: 13 December 1814

Bruce (David Hendrikius)

Born: 19 March 1755
Colonel: 7 March 1807
General Major: 7 August 1807
General de Brigade: 12 January 1811
Died: 12 November 1828

Brule (Nicolas)

Born:† 25 November 1758
General de Brigade:† 26 December 1793
Died: 27 April 1794 (Killed)

Brun (Jean Antoine)

Brun (Jacques Francois)

Brun de Villeret (Louis Bertrand Pierre)

Born: 3 February 1773
General de Brigade: 18 May 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 21 December 1808
Died: 11 February 1845

Marshal Guillaume Brune

Marshal Guillaume Brune

Brune (Guillaume Marie Anne)

Born: 13 May 1763
Chef de Brigade: 12 October 1792
General de Brigade: 18 August 1793
General de Division: 17 April 1797
Marechal díEmpire: 19 May 1804
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur : 2 February 1805
Died: 2 August 1815

Brunet (Gaspard Jean Baptiste)

Born: 14 June1734
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
General de Division: 8 March 1793
Died: 15 November 1793 (Executed)

Brunet (Jean Baptiste)

Bruno (Francois Xavier)

Born: 11 February 1755
Chef de Brigade: 27 January 1794 (83e demi-brigade de bataille)
General de Brigade: 15 December 1803
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 28 May 1829

Bruno (Adrien Francois de)

Born: 11 February 1755
Colonel: 27 September 1806 (2e Regiment de Hussards Hollandaise)
Colonel: 20 December 1806 (Hussards de la Garde Royale Hollandaise)
General Major: 6 April 1807
Lieutenant General : 2 November 1808
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810 (In the service of France)
Baron of the Empire: 10 June 1811
Died: 2 March 1861

Bruny (Jean Baptiste)

Brusselles (Christophe Joseph de)

General Pierre Bruyeres

General Pierre Bruyeres

Bruyeres (Pierre Joseph)

Buchet (Jacques Bonaventure)

Buchold (Charles Andre)

Born: ?
General de Brigade: 22 October 1793
Died: 29 March 1794 (Executed)

Buget (Charles Joseph)

Born: 10 September 1770
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 10 July 1799
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 July 1804
Baron of the Empire: 26 October 1808
Died: 2 October 1839

Buquet (Louis Leopold)

Born: 5 May 1768
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1793
General de Brigade: 20 October 1804
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 30 June 1811
Baron of the Empire: 4 January 1811
Died: 25 April 1835

Buquet (Charles Joseph)    

Burcy (Pierre Augustin Francois de)

Born: 7 December 1748
Chef de Brigade: 20 November 1792 (2e Division de Gendarmerie)
General de Brigade: 11 September 1793
Died: 26 November 1793 (Killed at combat of Gundershoffen)

Burthe (Andre)

Butraud (Jacques)

Born: 13 July 1770
Colonel: 3 October 1810
General de Brigade: 4 August 1813
Baron of the Empire: 9 October 1813
Died: 6 June 1826

 

 

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