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Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Leblanc to Lejeune

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.


Leblanc (Jean Jacques Blanc dit)

Born: 3 October 1745
General de Brigade: 8 April 1794
Died: 6 September 1820

Leblanc Delisle (Paul Alexandre) � 3e Regiment de Dragons

Lebley (Claude Marie)

Born: 6 April 1754
General de Brigade: 6 October 1793
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 9 December 1833

Lebondidier (Leonard)

Born: 21 March 1759
General de Brigade: 21 February 1814
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 May 1807
Died: 27 August 1837

Le Brun (Francois Leon)

Lebrun (Claude Louis)

Lebrun (Anne Charles)

Le Capitaine (Jacques)

Born: 3 November 1765
Colonel: 1 August 1808 (Grenadiers de la Garde du Roi)
Colonel: 23 January 1814 (In the service of France)
General de Brigade: 7 February 1814
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 17 March 1814
Died: 16 June 1815 (Killed at the battle of Ligny)

Lecat (Francois Joseph)

Born: 18 November 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 18 November 1796
General de Brigade: 10 February 1814
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur:
Died: 30 January 1842

Lechi (Joseph)

Born: 17 December 1767
General de Brigade: 19 December 1799
General de Division: 24 June 1800
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 12 February 1813
Died: 1836

Leclaire (Thoedore Francois Joseph)

Born: 18 October 1752
Colonel: 1 January 1791 (96e Regiment d'Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 8 April 1793
General de Division: 22 September 1793
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 13 January 1811

Leclerc (Victor Emmanuel)

Born: 17 March 1772
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 19 April 1794
General de Brigade: 6 May 1797
General de Division: 26 August 1799
Died: 2 November 1802

Leclerc des Essarts (Louis Nicolas Martin)

Born: 25 April 1770
General de Brigade: 29 September 1808
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 21 September 1809
Count of the Empire: 9 December 1809
Died: 18 May 1820

Leclerc d�Ostein (Pierre Jean Baptiste)

Le Comte (Jean Baptiste Sebastien)

Born: 18 November 1737
Colonel : 1 October 1792 (21e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: ? March 1793
Died: ?

Lecomte (Rene Louis)

Born: 14 May 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: July 1793
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 8 October 1793
Died: 15 October 1793 (Died of wounds received at the combat of Chatillon)

Lecourbe (Claude Jacques)

Born: 22 February 1758
Chef de Brigade : 20 May 1794
General de Brigade: 12 June 1794
General de Division: 5 February 1799
Member of the Legion d'Honneur:
Died: 22 October 1815

Lecousturier d�Armenonville (Robert Antoine Marie)

Born: 7 March 1745
Colonel: 29 June 1792
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
Died: 9 July 1818

Ledee (Joseph Thomas)

Le Dieu de Ville (Pierre Eleonore)

Le Doyen (Jean Denis)

Born: 26 September 1751
Chef de Brigade : 12 April 1793
General de Brigade: 21 June 1793
Died: 16 May 1802

Le Dru des Essarts (Francois Roch)

Lefebvre (Francois Joseph)

Born: 25 October 1755
General de Brigade: 2 December 1793
General de Division: 10 January 1794
Marechal d�Empire: 19 May 1804
Grand Eagle of the Legion d'Honneur: 2 February 1805
Duc de Dantzig10 September 1808
Died: 14 September 1820

Lefebvre (Marie Xavier Joseph)

Born: 9 March 1785
General de Brigade: 11 September 1810
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 15 December 1812

Lefebvre (Simon)

Lefebvre de Ladonchamp (Jacques Henry Francois)

Born: 19 October 1727
Colonel: 1 April 1791
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: 8 June 1814

Lefebvre Desnouettes (Charles)

Le Feron (Louis Hyacinthe)

Born: 30 November 1765
General de Brigade: 19 August 1793
Died: August 1799

Lefol (Etienne Nicolas)

Born: 24 October 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 25 July 1799
General de Brigade: 12 November 1808
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 6 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 22 November 1808
Died: 5 September 1840

Le Fort (Frederic Antoine Henry)

Born: 20 June 1754
Colonel: 12 March 1788 (Regiment de la Marck)
Marechal de Camp: 6 February 1792
Died: ?

Lefort (Charles Auguste Philippe)

Born: 1757
General de Brigade: 8 march 1793
Died: ?

Lefranc (Jacques)

Legendre d�Harvesse (Francois Marie Guillaume)

Legier (Pierre Joseph)

Born: 6 April 1730
Marechal de Camp: 9 march 1788
Died: ?

Legrand (Louis Melchior)

Born: 22 January 1755
Chef de Brigade: 13 January 1794
General de Brigade: 31 January 1794
Died: 28 October 1800

Legrand (Etienne)

Born: 18 March 1755
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 28 August 1793
General de Brigade: 15 September 1793
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 15 June 1808
Died: 11 May 1828

Legrand (Claude Juste Alexandre)

Born: 23 February 1762
General de Brigade: 20 September 1793
General de Division: 20 April 1799
Grand Eagle of the Legion d'Honneur: 7 January 1806
Count of the Empire: 10 March 1808
Died: 9 January 1815

Legros (Maximin)

Born: 7 May 1750
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division:
Member of the Legion d'Honneur:
Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur:
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur:
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur:
Baron of the Empire:
Count of the Empire:
Died: 20 March 1823

Legros (Jean Hector dit)

Born: 25 January 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 26 October 1793
General de Brigade: 21 May 1800
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 15 June 1804
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur:
Died: 26 December 1829

Leguay (Francois Joseph)

Born: 18 May 1764
Chef de Brigade: 30 July 1799
General de Brigade: 6 march 1801
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 26 April 1810
Died: 16 December 1812

Leigonyer (Francois)

Born: 4 December 1740
Colonel: 10 June 1792 (11e Regiment de cavalerie)
Marechal de Camp: 2 September 1792
Died: 12 March 1801

Lejeune (Louis Francois)

Born: 3 February 1775�������������
Colonel: 10 March 1809
General de Brigade: 23 September 1812
General de Division:
Member of the Legion d'Honneur:
Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur:
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur:
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur:
Baron of the Empire: 6 October 1810
Count of the Empire:
Died: 26 February 1848

Placed on the Napoleon Series: December 2006

 

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