Generals in French Service

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Cervoni to Custine de Sarreck

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.

Cervoni (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 29 August 1765
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 20 December 1793
General de Brigade: 14 January 1794
General de Division: 15 February 1798
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 22 April 1809 (Killed at the battle of Eckmuhl)

Chabert (Gaspard)

Chabert (Theodore)

Chabert (Pierre)

Born: 30 September 1770
General de Brigade: 4 September 1810 (In the service of Westphalia)
General de Brigade: 8 January 1814 (In the servcie of France)
Died: 14 February 1839

Chabot (Louis Francois Jean)

Born: 27 April 1757
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 29 April 1794
Baron of the Empire: 30 August 1811
Died: 11 March 1837

Chabran (Joseph)

Born: 21 June 1763
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 4 September 1796
General de Division: 23 June 1799
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 5 February 1843

Chabrillan (Jacques Aimard de Moreton)

Born: 10 January 1729
Marechal de Camp: 25 July 1762
Lieutenant† General: 5 December 1781
Died: 21 October 1802

Chaillet de Verges (Pierre Francois Xavier)

Born: 1 October 1763
General de Brigade: 11 October 1793
Died: 2 July 1794 (Executed)

Chalain (Charles Etienne Guillaume Blandin de)

Chalbos (Alexis)

Born: 6 March 1736
Chef de Brigade: 8 March 1793
General de Division: 6 May 1793
Died: 17 March 1803

Chambarlhac de Laubespin (Jacques Antoine de)

Chambarlhiac (Dominique Andre)

Born: 17 May 1754
Chef de Brigade: 21 March 1795
General de Brigade: 1 February 1805
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 15 August 1806
Baron of the Empire: 6 October 1810
Died: 4 August 1823

Chambon (Francois)

Born: 20 August 1744
General de Brigade: 30 September 1793
Died: 9 September 1793 (Killed at the combat of Chatillon)

Chambonas (Scipion Charles Victor de la Garde de)

Born: 15 May 1750
Colonel: 2 August 1789
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Died: February 1830

Chambonas de Peyrault (Jean Marie Hector Crottier de)

Born: ?
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Died: ?

Chambers (Louis Joseph Baptiste de Laboessiere de)

Born: 31 January 1756
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Marechal de Camp: 27 July 1807 (In the service of Portugal)
Died: 20 February 1840

Chamorin (Vital Joachim)

Champeaux (Pierre Clement de)

Born: 24 May 1767
Chef de Brigade : 8 March 1793
Chef de Brigade : 27 March 1797 (7e bis Regiment de Hussards)
General de Brigade: 15 May 1800
Died: 28 July 1800 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Marengo)

Championnet (Jean Etienne Vachier, dit)

Born: 13 April 1762
Chef de Brigade: 1 September 1793
General de Brigade: 6 February 1794
General de Division: 10 June 1794
Died: 9 January 1800

Champmorin (Felix Marie Pierre Chesnon de)

Born: 1 December 1736
General de Brigade: 7 September 1792
Died: ?

Champollon (Gaspard Adrien Bonnet du Louvat de)†

Born: 15 January 1737
Colonel: 12 July 1792
General de Brigade: 26 March 1793
Died: 12 March 1810

Chamron (Claude Souchon de Chameron, ou)

Born: 29 June 1729
Colonel: 16 May 1792 (7e Regiment díInfanterie)
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: 12 April 1794 (Executed)

Chamvert (Francois dí Hillaire de)

Born: 17 June 1731
Marechal de Camp: 1 February 1793
Died: ?

Chancel (Jean Nestor de)

Born: 1 March 1753
Marechal de Camp: 21 October 1792
General de Division: 11 September 1793
Died: 6 March 1794 (Executed)

Chanez (Jean Baptiste Hector)

Born: 11 April 1746
Chef de Brigade: 14 August 1795
General de Brigade: 2 February 1796
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 5 February 1814
Died: 30 March 1825

Chanlatte (Antoine)

Born: 1749
Chef de Brigade: September 1793
General de Brigade: 24 October 1795
Died: 16 November 1815

Chapsal (Jean Antoine)

Born: 29 September 1753
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 30 June 1793
General de Brigade: 12 November 1793
General de Division 11 October 1794
Died: 1 April 1834

Chapt de Rastignac (Antoine)

Chapuy (Rene Bernard Chapuis, dit)

Born: 18 June 1746
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 18 April 1793
General de Brigade: 12 September 1793
Died: 15 April 1809

Charbonie ou Charbonnier (Louis)

Born: 9 October 1754
General de Brigade: 14 November 1793
General de Division: 28 January 1794
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 2 June 1833

Charbonnel (Joseph Claude Marie)

Charlery (Alexis Antoine)

Born: 30 July 1752
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 26 June 1793
General de Brigade: 28 November 1793
Died: 8 March 1829

Charlet (Etienne)

Born: 8 April 1756
Chef de Brigade: 8 September 1793
General de Brigade: 4 October 1793
General de Division: 23 December 1793
Died: 27 November 1795 (Died of wounds received at† the battle of Loano)

Charlot (Hugues)

Charnotet (Jean Baptiste)

Charpentier (Henri Francois Marie)

Born: 23 June 1769
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 2 February 1794
General de Brigade: 5 April 1799
General de Division: 16 February 1804
Count of the Empire: 14 February 1810
Died: 14 October 1831

Charras (Joseph)

Charriere (Jean Louis)

Charton (Joachim)

Charton (Charles Francois)

Born: 16 November 1765
General de Brigade: 26 May 1795
Died: 12 September 1796 (Killed at the combat of Castellaro)

Chartongne (Claude Louis)

Chartrand (Jean Hyacinthe Sebastien)

Chasot (Jean Pierre Francois de)

Born: 11 February 1739
Marechal de Camp: 26 May 1790
Lieutenant General: 7 September 1792
Died: 19 October 1797

Chasse (David Henri de)

Born: 18 March 1765
Colonel: 1803 (2e Regiment díInfanterie Legere Hollandaise)
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 25 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 30 June 1811
Died: 2 May 1849

Chasseloup - Laubat (Francois de)

Born: 18 August 1754
Chefd de Brigade: 8 November 1794
General de Brigade: 21 February 1797
General de Division: 18 September 1799
Count of the Empire: 7 June 1808
Died: 6 October 1833

Chassereaux (Thomas Jean)

Chastanier de Burac (Joachim)

Born: 18 June 1752
Colonel: 4 May 1793 (Legion de la Fraternite)
General de Brigade: 12 June 1793
Died: 8 August 1814

Chastel (Louis Pierre Aime)

Chastellet (Achille Francois de)

Chateauneuf - Randon (Alexandre Paul Guerin de Joyeuse de)

Born: 18 October 1757
Colonel: 25 September 1792 (Legion du Midi)
General de Brigade: 5 May 1793
General de Division: 13 June 1795
Died: 22 October 1827

Chaudron - Rousseaux (Pierre Guillaume)

Born: 15 November 1775
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 22 November 1808
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 5 March 1811 (Killed at battle of Chiclana)

Chauvel (Francois Pierre Alexandre)

Chazeau - Duteil (Jacques)
Born: 3 February 1748
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 12 May 1795
General de Brigade: 28 October 1795
Died: 22 July 1812

Chemineau (Jean)

Cherin (Louis Nicolas Hyacinthe)

Born: 21 October 1762
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 15 May 1793
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Died: 8 June 1799

Chermont (Dominique Prosper de)

Chevalier (Pierre)

Chevalier (Jacques Francois)

Born: 6 October 1741
Colonel: 24 September 1792
General de Brigade: 5 May 1794
Died: 18 April 18141814

Chevalleau de Boisragon (Jean Armand)

Born: 18 October 1736
Marechal de Camp: 15 May 1788
Died: ?

Chevigne (Augustin Rene Christophe de)

Born: 11 July 1737
Colonel: 3 February 1770 (Grenadiers de France)
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenant General: 20 March 1792
Died: 11 November 1805

Chlopicki de Necznia (Gregoire Joseph)

Choisy (Claude Gabriel de)

Born: 27 January 1723
Marechal de Camp: 5 December 1781
Lieutenant General: 20 May 1791
Died: ?

Choisy (Jacques Robert Souslier de)

Chouard (Claude Louis)

Chretien (Guillaume Xavier)

Born: 1 June 1756
Chef de Brigade: 29 September 1793
General de Brigade: 28 January 1794
Died: ?

Christiani (Joseph)

Christophe (Nicolas Francois)

Claparede (Michel Marie)

Born: 28 August 1770
General de Brigade: 5 August 1802
General de Division: 8 October 1808
Count of the Empire: 19 March 1808
Died: 23 October 1842

Clark (George Rogers)

Born: 19 November 1752
Colonel: ? (Regiment díIlllinois)
Brigadier General: ?
General de Brigade: 26 November 1796
Died: 13 February 1818

Clarke (Henry Jacques Guillaume)

Born: 17 October 1765
General de Brigade: 19 May 1793
General de Division: 7 December 1795
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur: 14 August 1809
Comte de Huneberg: 24 April 1809
Duc de Feltre: 15 August 1809
Died: 28 October 1818

Clauzel (Bertrand)

Born: 12 September 1772
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 5 February 1799
General de Division: 25 September 1802
Baron of the Empire: 11 June 1810
Died: 21 April 1842

Clavel (Pierre)

Clemencet (Louis)

Born: 30 January 1747
General de Brigade: 30 November 1794
Died: 23 May 1805

Clement (Claude)

Born: 2 December 1757
Chef de Brigade: 13 December 1796 (58e Demi-Brigade díInfanterie de Ligne)
Chef de Brigade: 22 January 1797 (29e Demi-Brigade díInfanterie Legere)
General de Brigade: 12 November 1798
Died: 20 May 1802

Clement (Gabriel Joseph)

Born: 29 August 1766
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 2 November 1793
General de Brigade: 26 September 1799
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 2 August 1812 (Killed in a duel)

Clement de la Ronciere (Francois Marie)

Clerc (Joseph Theodore)

Born: 17 September 1758
Chef de Brigade: 18 July 1795
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793 (Refused the promotion)
Died: 16 February 1826

Clervaux (Augustin)

Born: ?
General de Brigade: 30 July 1802
Died: ?

Closen (Jean Christophe Louis Frederic Ignace de)

Coayllet (Jean Francois )

Born: 18 May 1748
General de Brigade: 22 September 1793
Died: 26 June 1806

Cochois (Antoine Christophe)

Coehorn (Louis Jacques de)

Born: 16 January 1771
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 20 August 1799
General de Brigade: 21 March 1807
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 30 April 1809
Baron of the Empire: 19 March 1808
Died: 29 October 1813 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Leipzig)

Coincy (Jean Baptiste de la Riviere de Montreuil de)

Born: 8 August 1709
Colonel: 28 October 1750 (Regiment de Piemont)
Marechal de Camp: 20 February 1761
Lieutenant General: 1 March 1780
Died: 20 June 1797

Colas (Jacques)

Born: 16 December 1727
General de Brigade: 14 April 1794
Died: ?

Colaud (Claude Sylvestre)

Born: 12 December 1754
Colonel: 26 January 1793 (Legion du Centre)
General de Brigade: 4 May 1793
General de Division: 20 September 1793
Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 26 April 1808
Died: 4 December 1819

Colbert (Louis Pierre Alphonse de)

Colbert Chabanais (Pierre David, dit Edouard de)

Colbert de Chabanais (Auguste Francois Marie de)

Coliny (Francois)

Born: 22 May 1748
General de Brigade: 31 October 1793
Died: 3 February 1819

Collaert (Jean Antoine de)

Born: 13 June 1761
Colonel: 13 July 1795 (Regiment de Hussards Bataves)
Colonel: 18 July 1803 (1er Regiment de Hussards Bataves)
Colonel General: 8 May 1808 (Gardes du Roi)
General de Brigade: 2 January 1811 (In the service of France)
General Major: 26 March 1815
Lieutenant General: 21 April 1815
Died: 17 June 1816 (Of wounds received at the battle of Waterloo)

Colle (Jean Theodore)

Colli-Ricci (Louis Leonard Antoine Joseph Gaspard Venance de)

Born: 23 March 1760
Colonel: 5 December 1795
General de Brigade: 5 May 1799
General de Division: 14 September 1802
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 31 March 1809

Collot (George Henry Victor)

Born: 21 March 1750
Marechal de Camp: 13 December 1791
Died: 13 May 1805

Colomb (Joseph Antoine)

Colomb (Pierre)

Combelle (Jean Antoine Francois)

Combez (Jean Francois)

Combis (Jacques Jean Stanislas)

Born: 22 May 1752
Marechal de Camp: 1 July 1792
Died: 9 October 1808

Commaire (Marc Antoine)

Born: 4 January 1755
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 30 September 1793
Died: 10 March 1794

Commes (Jean Andre)

Born:† 26 December 1762
Chef de Brigade:12 September 1797
General de Brigade: 3 July 1799
Died: 31 March 1804

Compans (Jean Dominique)

Born: 26 June 1769
General de Brigade: 23 June 1799
General de Division: 23 October 1806
Count of the Empire: 24 June 1808
Died: 10 November 1845

Compere (Louis Fursy Henri)

Born: 16 January 1768
Chef de Brigade: 24 January 1794
General de Brigade: 1 May 1794
General de Division: 1 March 1807
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 27 March 1833

Compere (Claude Antoine)

Born: 21 May 1774
Colonel: 30 October 1807 (Grenadiers de la Garde du Roi de Naples)
General de Brigade: 24 December 1808 (In the service of Naples)
General de Division: 21 November 1809
Colonel General: 2 March 1810 (Garde Royale Napolitaine)
General de Brigade: 10 January 1810 (In the service of France)
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 2 September 1812
Died: 7 September 1812 (Killed at the battle of Borodino)

Conigliano-Carenthal (Jacques Marie Joseph)

Born: 6 October 1751
Colonel: 1 November 1792 (6e Regiment de Cavalerie)
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
Died: 9 March 1795 (Died of wounds)

Conroux (Nicolas Francois)

Constantini (Vincent Marie)

Corbineau (Claude Louis Constant Esprit Juvenal)

Corbineau (Jean Baptiste Juvenal)

Corda (Joseph)

Born: 26 November 1773
General de Brigade: 6 November 1810
Baron of the Empire: 7 June 1808
Died: 16 November 1843

Cordellier Delanque (Etienne Jean Francois)

Born: 29 April 1767
General de Brigade: 3 September 1793
General de Division: 1 October 1793
Died: 10 July 1845

Corderan (Andre Francois)

Corsin (Andre Philippe)

Cosson (Antoine Alexandre)

Born: 9 November 1766
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 5 March 1794
General de Brigade: 29 May 1806
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 11 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 11 August 1808
Died: 9 January 1839

Coucourt (Justin Theodore)

Couin (Joseph Christophe)

Couloumy (Annet Antoine)

Courpon (Jean Guillaume)

Born: 30 August 1729
General de Brigade: 26 April 1793
Died: 26 July 1794

Courte de Bonvoisin (Roch Joseph Laurent Hyacinthe Corte dit)

Born: 17 October 1761
Chef de Brigade: 17 September 1800 (In the service of Piemont)
General de Brigade: 25 March 1801 (In the service of Piemont)
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 15 July 1810
Died: 29 August 1832

Courten (Jean Antoine Ardien de)

Born: 23 October 1725
Colonel: 19 July 1767
Marechal de Camp: 1 January 1784
Died: ?

Courtot (Pierre Antoine)

Born: 20 November 1760
Ched de Brigade: 24 September 1793
General de Brigade: 2 November 1793
General de Division: 9 April 1794
Died: 2 January 1829

Coustard de Saint-Lo (Guy)

Born: 12 August 1748
Marechal de Camp: 15 September 1792
General de Division: 15 May 1793
Member of the Legion díHonneur : 14 June 1804
Died: 19 November 1825

Cousteau de Labarrere (Anne Joseph Francois)

Born: 30 September 1729
General de Brigade: 13 October 1794
Died: 15 November 1802

Coutard (Louis Francois)

Couture (Jacques Joseph)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Born: 20 May 1767
General de Brigade: 29 August 1813
Died: 23 July 1841

Creutzer (Charles Auguste)

Born: 1 April 1780
General de Brigade: 4 August 1813
Died: 21 September 1832

Crevoisier (Jean Ignace)

Born: 1735
General de Brigade: 25 October 1793
Died: ?

Crillon (Louis Pierre Nolasque de Balbis de Berton de)

Born: 12 December 1742
Colonel: 4 August 1771 (Regiment provincial de Montpelleier)
Colonel: 18 April 1776 (Regiment díAgenois-Infanterie)
Colonel: 11 November 1776 (Regiment díAquitaine-Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 1 January 1784
Lieutenant General: 13 January 1792
Died: 29 April 1806

Crillon (Felix Francois Dorothee Balbis de Berton de)

Born: 22 July 1748
Colonel: 1 February 1763
Colonel: 24 March 1769 (Grenadiers de France)
Colonel: 7 August 1778 (Regiment díBretagne-Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 1 January 1784
Lieutenant General: 1 February 1792
Died: 27 January 1820

Croiset (Arnold)

Born: 8 August 1753
Colonel: 14 July 1797
General Major: 8 December 1807
General de Brigade: 11 Novenber 1810 (In the service of France)
Died: 1826

Crouzat (Joseph Crausat)

Born: 25 February 1739
General de Brigade: 22 September 1793
Died: 26 April 1824

Crublier dit D'Opterre (Henri)

Born: 26 October 1739
General de Brigade: 9April 1795
Died: 31 March 1799

Crussol d'Ambroise (Anne Emmanuel Georges de)

Born: 30 May 1726
Marechal de Camp: 25 July 1762
Lieutenant General: 1 March 1780
Died: 26 July 1794 (Executed)

Cugnot d'Aubigny (Nicolas)

Born: 16 February 1745
Colonel: 9 June 1792 (17e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 14 April 1794
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 23 June 1810
Baron of the Empire: 12 April 1813
Died: 1 November 1821

Curely (Jean Nicolas)

Born: 26 May 1774
Colonel: 17 August 1813 (10e Regiment de Hussards)
General de Brigade: 13 February 1814
Member of the Legion díHonneur : 4 March 1806
Died: 19 November 1827

Curial (Philibert Jean Baptiste Francois)

Curto (Jean Baptiste Theodore)

Custine de Sarreck (Adam Philippe de)

Born: 4 February 1742
Marechal de Camp: 5 December 1781
Lieutenant General: 6 October 1791
Died: 28 August 1793

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: April 2006

 

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