French Generals

Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Dabadie de Bernet to Dazemar

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.

Dabadie de Bernet (Jean Melchior)

Born: 6 January 1748
Chef de Brigade: 27 February 1796
General de Brigade: 8 March 1807
Baron of the Empire: 17 May 1810
Died: 8 March 1820

Daendels (Hermann Wilhelm)

Born: 21 October 1763
General de Brigade: 21 April 1794
General de Division: 30 December 1794
Colonel General: 21 December 1806 (In the service of Holland)
Marechal de Hollande: 16 February 1807
Died: 2 May 1818

Dagobert (Luc Simon Auguste)

Dahlmann (Nicolas)

Born: 7 November 1769
Colonel Major: 18 December 1805 (Chasseurs a Cheval de la Garde Imperiale)
General de Brigade: 30 December 1806
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 10 February 1807 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Eylau)

Dalesme (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 20 June 1763
General de Brigade: 11 September 1793
Baron of the Empire: 23 June 1810
Died: 1832

General Claude Dallemagne

General Claude Dallemagne

Dallemagne (Claude)

Born: 8 November 1754
General de Brigade: 23 December 1793
General de Division: 15 August 1796
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 19 June 1813
Died: 24 June 1813

DíAlton-Shee (Alexandre)    

Damas (Francois Etienne)

Born: 22 June 1764
General de Brigade: 27 November 1793
General de Division: 1 September 1799
Died: 23 December 1828

Dampierre (Auguste Marie Henri Picot)

Dampierre (Achille Pierre Henri Picot de)

Born: 20 August 1775
Colonel: 7 April 1793 (Provisional 3e Regiment de Chasseurs a Cheval)
General de Brigade: 21 May 1802
Died: 30 May 1802

Danglars-Bassignac (Jean)

Born: 5 April 1756
Chef de Brigade: 27 May 1792 (13e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 30 July 1799
Died: 5 October 1836

Danican (Louis Michel Auguste Theodore, dit)

Born: 28 March 1764
Chef de Brigade: 28 May 1793
General de Brigade: 30 September 1793
Died: 17 December 1848

Danloup-Verdun (Louis)

Born: 15 June 1769
Colonel: 3 May 1808 (2e Regiment díInfanterie Westphalien)
Colonel: 22 June 1810 (3e Regiment díInfanterie Westphalien)
Colonel: 1810 (8e Regiment díInfanterie Westphalien)
General de Brigade: 5 April 1811 (In the service of Westphalia)
General de Division: 17 July 1813 (In the service of Westphalia)
General de Brigade: 8 January 1814 (In the service of France)
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 April 1807
Died: 5 July 1847

Danzel (Andre Charles Emmanuel)

Born: 3 November 1736
General de Brigade: 5 August 1804
Died: 1 November 1811

Dard dit D'Espinay (Louis Gaspard)

Born: 3 February 1753
General de Brigade: 15 September 1793 (Refused the promotion)
Died: 14 July 1808

Dardenne (Charles Ambroise)

Born: 26 October 1756
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade : 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 26 September 1799
Died: 11 October 1802

Dargiot de la Ferriere (Paul Louis)

Born: 20 September 1745
Colonel: 21 October 1791 (48e Regiment díInfanterie)
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 1 November 1817

Darmagnac (Jean Barthelemy Claude Toussaint)

Darnaud (Jean Boniface)

Born: 13 May 1751
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 October 1793
General de Brigade: 9 June 1794
Died: 10 January 1826

Darnaud (Jacques)

Darnaudat (Henri Pierre)

Born: 11 December 1763
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 27 April 1793
General de Brigade: 23 June 1793
Died: 24 November 1807

Darricau (Augustin)

Darriule (Jean Lucq)

Daultane (Joseph Augustin Fournier de Loysonville)

Born: 18 August 1759
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 1 August 1794
General de Brigade: 5 February 1799
General de Division: 31 December 1806
Died: 7 January 1828

Daumas (Marie Guillaume)

Daumesnil (Pierre)

Born: 14 July 1777
General de Brigade: 2 February 1812
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 March 1806
Died: 17 August 1832

Daurier (Charles)

Born: 29 June 1761
General de Brigade: 8 May 1794
General de Division: 1 April 1814
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 19 January 1812
Died: 29 May 1833

Dauture (Guilhem)

Davaine (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 15 June 1733
Marechal de Camp: 19 February 1793
General de Division: 10 April 1793
Died: 6 March 1799 (Executed)

David (Jean Antoine)

Born: 9 November 1767
General de Brigade: 21 March 1794
Died: 10 September 1799 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Alkmaer)

Davin (Jean)

Born: 15 February 1749
General de Brigade: 23 December 1793
Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 17 December 1819

Davisard (Joseph Guillaume)

Born: 14 September 1756
General de Brigade: 19 February 1799
Died: 3 May 1819

Davout (Louis Nicolas)

Born: 10 May 1770
General de Brigade: 25 July 1793
General de Division: 30 July 1793 (refused the promotion)
General de Division: 3 July 1800
Marechal díEmpire: 19 May 1804
Member of the Legion díHonneur: Grand Officer of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Grand Eagle of the Legion díHonneur: 2 February 1805
Duc díAuerstadt: 28 March 1808
Prince díEckmuhl: 15 August 1809
Died: 1 June 1823

Davout (Louis Alexandre Edme Francois)

Born: 14 September 1773
Colonel: 6 February 1805
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 7 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 22 November 1808
Died: 3 September 1820

Dazemar (Jean Jacques)

Born: 10 July 1757
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 20 May 1794
General de Brigade: 19 October 1799
Commander of the Legion díHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 30 June 1811
Died: 31 January 1816

 

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: May 2006

 

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