Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Dieche to Drut

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.

Dieche (Antone Claude)

Born: 18 June 1753
General de Brigade: 14 August 1793
General de Division: 23 August 1793
Died: 21 June 1811

Diesbach (Antoine Rodolphe de)

Born: 27 July 1734
Marechal de Camp: 1 January 1788
Died: 30 March 1797

Diesbach (Frederic Francois Victor Augustin)

Born: 3 August 1741
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Died: 6 August 1814

Diettmann (Dominique)

Born: 21 November 1739
Colonel: 5 February 1792 (22e Regiment de Cavalerie)
Marechal de Camp: 22 May 1792
Died: 21 March 1794

Dieude (Jean Pierre Alexandre)

Born: 27 March 1743
General de Brigade: 20 June 1794
Died: 1 April 1819

Digeon (Alexandre Elisabeth Michel)

Digeon (Armand Joseph Henri)

Digonet (Antoine)

Born: 23 January 1763
General de Brigade: 14 April 1794
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 17 March 1811

Dillon (Arthur de)

Born: 3 September 1750
Marechal de Camp: 13 June 1783
Lieutenant General: 13 January 1792
Died: 13 April 1794 (Executed)

Dillon (Theobald de)

Born: 22 July 1745
Colonel: 10 March 1788 (Regiment de Dillon)
Marechal de Camp: 25 August 1791
Died: 29 April 1792 (Executed by his troops)

Dode de la Brunerie (Guilliaume)

Born: 30 April 1775
Colonel: 26 December 1805
General de Brigade: 13 March 1809
Lieutenant General: 20 August 1814 (Rank confirmed by Napoleon 28 April 1815)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 May 1807
Baron of the Empire: 4 July 1808
Died: 1 March 1851

Dombrowski (Jean Henri Dabrowski, dit)

Born:� 29 August 1755
General Major: 1794
Lieutenant General: 28 September 1794
General de Division: 10 February 1800 (In the service of France)
Died: 6 July 1818

General Elzear Dommartin

General Elzear Dommartin

Dommanget (Jean Baptiste)

Dommartin (Elzear Auguste Cousin de)

Born: 26 May 1768
Chef de Brigade: 7 September 1793
General de Brigade: 23 September 1793
General de Division: 22 July 1798
Died: 9 July 1799 (Died of wounds)

Domon (Jean Simon)

Donadieu (Jean)

Born: 27 March 1744
General de Brigade: 29 October 1793
Died: 27 May 1794 (Executed)

Donnadieu (Gabriel)

Donop (Frederic Guilliaume)

Born: 3 June 1773
General de Brigade: 25 December 1813
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 9 February 1813
Died: 18 June 1815 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Waterloo)

Donzelot (Francois Xavier)

Born: 3 January 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 4 June 1794
General de Brigade: 23 June 1799
General de Division: 6 December 1807
Baron of the Empire: 1808
Died: 11 June 1843

Doppet (Francois Amedee)

Born: 18 March 1753
Chef de Brigade: 9 August 1793
General de Brigade: 19 August 1793
Died: 1799

Dorbay(Jacques)

Born: 12 January 1723
Colonel: 3 June 1779
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
General de Division: 8 March 1793
Died: 2 April 1804

Dornes (Joseph)

Dornier (Jacques Louis)

Dorsenne (Jean Marie Pierre Francois Lepaige Doursenne, dit)

Dorsener (Jeav Philippe Raymond)

Born: 23 January 1750
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 4 June 1829

Dortoman (Jean Jacques)

Doucet (Pierre)

Born: 10 March 1761
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 9 August 1795
General de Brigade: 23 December 1812
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 23 April 1834

Doumerc (Jean Pierre)

Dours (Jean Francois)

Born: 1 May 1739
Chef de Brigade : 3 September 1793
General de Brigade: 26 September 1793
General de Division: 10 October 1793
Died: 23 June1795 (Assasinated by his own troops)

Drouas de Boussey (Jacques Marie Charles de)

Born: 3 November 1748
Chef de Brigade: 8 February 1794
General de Brigade: 30 September 1796
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 28 December 1829

Drouet ( Francois Richer)

Born: 16 January 1733
Colonel: 25 July 1791 (2e Regiment d'Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 22 August 1792
Died: 6 November 1792 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Jemmappes)

General Antoine Drouot

General Antoine Drouot

Drouet d'Erlon (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 29 July 1765
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 17 February 1797
General de Brigade: 25 July 1799
General de Division: 27 August 1803
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 29 May 1807
Count of the Empire: 29 January 1809
Died: 25 January 1844

Drouot (Antoine)

 

 

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Died: 15 February 1792

Drut (Andre)

Born: 27 August 1764
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 3 September 1793
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 18 June 1804
Died: 4 February 1818

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: May 2006

 

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