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Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Gachet de Sainte Suzanne to Gouy d'Arsy

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.

 
Gachet de Sainte Suzanne (Jean Edme Francois)

Born: 29 January 1729
General de Brigade: 26 October 1800
Died: 14 October 1806

Galbaud Dufort (Francois Thomas)

Born: 25 September 1743
Marechal de Camp: 1 September 1792
Died: 21 April 1801

Galdemar (Anne Jacques Jean Louis)

Born: 17 December 1769
General de Brigade: 26 April 1812 (In the service of Naples)
Member of the Legion d'Honneur: 29 May 1805
Died: 11 January 1836

Gallois (Antoine Pierre)

Born: 12 August 1730���
Colonel: 25 May 1788���������������������������������������������������������������
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
Died:?

Gambin (Jean Hugues)

Garbe (Marie Theodore Urbain)

Born: 25 May 1769
Colonel: 27 December 1805
General de Brigade:� 24 November 1809
Baron of the Empire: 5 August 1812
Died: 10 July 1831

Gardane (Charles Mathieu)

Gardanne (Gaspard Amedee)

Born: 30 April 1758
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 September 1793
General de Brigade: 23 January 1796
General de Division: 5 January 1800
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 14 August 1807

Garderat (Jean)

Born: 28 May 1747
General de Brigade: 14 April 1794
Died: 21 May 1806

Gareau (Louis)

Born: 28 May 1769
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 11 May 1799
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 6 October 1810
Died: 30 May 1813

Garnier (Pierre Dominique)

Born: 19 December 1756
General de Brigade: 12 September 1793
General de Division: 20 December 1793
Died: 11 May 1827

Gasnier (Mathurin)

Born: 17 April 1749
General de Brigade: 5 October 1793
Died: 15 October 1819

Gasquet (Joseph)

Born: 17 July 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 20 February 1800
General de Brigade: 15 March 1814
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 10 March 1809
Baron of the Empire: 2 October 1813
Died: 18 May 1819

Gassendi (Jean Jacques Basilien de)

Born: 18 December 1748
Chef de Brigade: 3 March 1796
General de Brigade: 14 September 1800
General de Division: 20 September 1805
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 30 June 1811
Count of the Empire: 9 December 1809
Died: 14 December 1828

Gaudet (Philibert)

Gaudin (Jean Olivier)

Born: 1 December 1746
Chef de Brigade: 12 February 1794 (16e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 20 July 1794
Died: 26 December 1830

Gault (Benjamin)

Born: 7 May 1772
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 23 June 1810
Baron of the Empire: 20 July 1808
Died: 6 April 1813

Gaultier de Kerveguen (Paul Louis)

Born: 22 March 1737
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
General de Division: 25 February 1794
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 17 January 1805
Died: 3 May 1814

Gaussart (Louis Marie)

Gauthier (Etienne)

Gauthier (Jean Joseph)

Gauthier (Jean Pierre, dit Leclerc)

Born: 23 February 1765
Colonel: 23 August 1811 (25e Regiment de Dragons)
Major: 12 January 1813 (2e Regiment de Cheveau-Leger Lanciers de la Garde Imperial)
General de Brigade: 26 December 1813
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 25 March 1810
Died: 14 June 1821

Gauthrin (Pierre Edme)

Gautier (Nicolas Hyacinthe)

Born: 5 May 1774
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 25 September 1799
General de Brigade: 1 February 1805
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: May 1808
Died: 14 July 1809 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Wagram)

Gautier de Montgeroult (Andre Marie)

Born: 13 November 1736
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Died?

Gauvilliers (Jean Marie Gaspard)

Born: 2 February 1755
General de Brigade: 28 June 1793
Died: 1814

Gay (Louis)

Gayault de Celon (Louis Jean)

Born: 4 January 1750
Colonel: 18 May 1791
Marechal de Camp: 15 July 1792
Died: 17 December 1819

Gazan (Honore Theodore Maxime)

Geither (Jean Michel)

Born: 10 November 1769
Colonel: 22 July 1806 (In the service of the Grand Duc de Berg)
General de Brigade: 22 June 1811
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 22 July 1811
Died: 28 September 1834

Gelb (Nicolas Louis)

Born: 16 January 1721
Marechal de Camp: 3 January 1770
Lieutenant General: 1 January 1784
Died: 8 December 1793

Gelly (Louis)

Born: 3 February 1739
General de Brigade: 20 April 1794
Died: 6 November 1801

Gency (Claude Ursule)

Gengoult (Louis Thomas)

Gentil de Saint Alphonse (Alphonse Louis)

Born: 6 September 1777
General de Brigade: 25 December 1813
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 28 September 1813
Died: 7 August 1837

Gentilli (Antoine)

Born: 18 December 1743
General de Brigade: 7 November 1793
General de Division: 19 April 1794
Died: 27 March 1798

Gerard (Francois Joseph)

Gerard (Maurice Etienne)

Born: 4 April 1773
General de Brigade: 13 November 1806
General de Division: 23 September 1812
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 31 October 1809
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 18 December 1813
Baron of the Empire: 3 May 1809
Died: 17 April 1852

Gerbous de la Grange (Jean Charles)

Born: 1 April 1739
Colonel: 10 June 1792 (44e Regiment d'Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: 8 May 1823

Geslin de Tremargat (Maurice Gervais Joachim)

Born: 10 July 1740
Marechal de Camp:� 20 August 1792
Died: 12 September 1819

Gestas (Sebastien Charles Hubert de)

Born: 2 November 1751
Marechal de Camp: 20 May 1791
Died: 27 December 1793 (Executed)

Giacomoni (Gaspard Vincent Felix)

Born: 17 December 1750
Colonel: 22 July 1792 (27e Regiment d'Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 7 June 1793
General de Division: 12 September 1793
Died: 30 July 1818

Gifflenga (Alexandre de Rege)

Born: 13 October 1775
Colonel: 27 January 1807
Colonel: 7 September 1811 (31e Regiment d'Infanterie Legere)
General de Brigade: 15 August 1812
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 1 April 1811
Chevalier of the Empire: 15 January 1809
Baron of the Empire: 14 April
Died: 1830

Gigaux (Andre)

Born: 31 January 1753
General de Brigade: 15 September 1793
Died: 28 February 1817

Gignious de Bernede (Jean Philippe)

Born: 13 July 1760
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 20 June 1793
General de Brigade: 9 October 1793
Died: 28 January 1794 (Executed)

Gilibert de Merlhiac (Jean Joseph Guillaume Marguerite)

Born: 7 March 1742
Chef de Brigade: 18 May 1791
Marechal de Camp: 15 July 1792
Member of the Legion d'Honneur:17 January 1805
Died: 3 June 1819

Gilly (Jacques Laurent)

Born: 12 August 1769
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 5 March 1795
General de Brigade: 30 July 1799
General de Division: 16 August 1809
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 30 June 1811
Baron of the Empire: 27 November 1808
Count of the Empire: 29 April 1815
Died: 5 August 1829

Gilot (Joseph)

Born: 16 April 1734
Marechal de Camp: 6 December 1792
General de Division: 27 May 1793
Died: 27 March 1811

Gimel de Tudeils (Pierre de)

Born: 28 January 1728
Colonel: 4 July 1784
Marechal de Camp: 1 November 1792
Lieutenant General: 8 March 1793
Died: 25 February 1824

Girard (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 21 February 1775
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 16 November 1799
General de Brigade: 13 November 1806
General de Division: 20 September 1809
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 20 May 1811
Baron of the Empire: 25 October 1808
Died: 27 June 1815 (Died of wounds received on the 16 June 1815)

Girard (Pierre Louis Pelagie)

Born: 26 November 1773
Colonel: 18 November 1807
General de Brigade: 28 July 1808
Died: 16 May 1818

Girard dit Vieux (Jean Pierre)

Born: 9 August 1750
General de Brigade: 2 November 1793
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur:16 July 1809
Baron of the Empire: 31 December 1809
Died: 2 March 1811

Girardin d' Ermenonville (Alexandre Louis Robert)

Girardon (Antoine)

Girardot (Jean Francois)

Born: 18 December 1754
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
Died: 12 August 1819

Giraud (Antoine)

Born: 6 February 1749
General de Brigade: 3 May 1794
Died: 3 October 1811

Girod de Vienney (Victor Bonaventure)

Born: 10 August 1740
General de Brigade:? September 1795
Chevalier of the Empire: May 1808
Died: 13 May 1808

Gobert (Jacques Nicolas)

Born: 1 June 1760
General de Brigade: 8 April 1793
General de Division: 27 August 1803
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 17 July 1808 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Baylen)

Gobrecht (Martin Charles)

Godard (Roch)

Godinot (Deo Gratias Nicolas)

Goffard (Jean Claude)

Born: 26 February 1744
Chef de Brigade: 30 September 1793
General de Brigade: 8 April 1794
Died: 13 May 1805

Goguet (Louis Antoine Vast Vite)

Goguet (Jacques Gilles Henri)

Born: 11 March 1767
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
General de Division: 4 February 1794
Died: 21 April 1794 (Assasinated)

Gomez Freyre (?)

Born: 1764
Colonel: 1790
Marechal de Camp: 1796 (In the service of Portugal)
General de Brigade: 1 August 1808 (In the service of France)
Died: 1817 (Executed)

Goris (Jerome Joseph)

Born: 6 May 1761
Chef de Brigade: 7 January 1799 (17e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne)
Colonel: 6 January 1804 (4e regiment d'Infanterie Legere)
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 9 November 1828

Gosse (Francois Claude)

Born: 9 June 1760
General de Brigade: 23 August 1793 (refused promotion)
Died: 18 September 1810

Gougelot (Jean Florimond)

Born: 20 June 1743
General de Brigade: 28 September 1793
Died: 11 May 1795

Gouguet (Cybard, dit Florimond)

Born: 30 May 1752
Chef de Brigade:
General de Brigade: 14 October 1793
Died: 2 January 1831

Goullus (Francois)

Goure (Louis Anne Marie, dit Villemontee)

Born: 4 December 1768
Colonel: 10 July 1806
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 3 August 1810
Baron of the Empire: April 1813
Died: 3 May 1813 (Died of wounds received at Lutzen)

Gouvion (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 8 January 1747
Colonel: 16 November 1780 (In the service of the United States)
Major General: 13 August 1789 (Garde National)
Marechal de camp: 30 June 1791
Died: 11 June 1792 (Killed at Glisuelle)

Gouvion (Louis Jean Baptiste)

Born: 6 February 1752
General de Brigade: 20 June 1793
General de Division: 19 September 1799
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 22 November 1823

Gouvion Saint Cyr (Laurent de)

Born: 13 April 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 10 January 1794
General de Brigade: 5 June 1794
General de Division: 10 June 1794
Colonel General de Cuirassiers: 6 July 1804
Marechal d�Empire: 27 August 1812
Grand Eagle of the Legion d'Honneur: 2 February 1805
Count of the Empire: May 1808
Died: 17 March 1830

Gouy d'Arsy (Louis Marthe de)

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: August 2006

 

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