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Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Mellet to Mireur

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.

Mellet (Charles Marc Louis)

Born: 1 September 1760
Colonel: 16 August 1805
General de Brigade: 10 November 1810
Died: 13 January 1811

Menageur (Francois Joseph Hauser)

Born: 15 September 1752
General de Brigade: 2 December 1813
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 23 September 1804
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur:
Died: 1 March 1832

Menant (Antoine)

Born: 17 December 1762
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 26 December 1795
Died: 5 October 1829

Menard (Jean François Xavier)

Born: 9 September 1756
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 30 July 1799
General de Brigade: 10 August 1802
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 20 June 1831

Mengaud (Francois Xavier)

Born: 9 April 1752
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 25 September 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 29 March 1805
Baron of the Empire: 12 March 1811
Died: 30 December 1830

Menne (Jean Baptiste Pierre)

Menou (Jacques François de Boussay)

Mequillet (Charles Nicolas)

Born: 19 December 1728
General de Division: 30 July 1793
Died: 4 October 1802

Mequillet (Jean Nicolas)

Born: 6 March 1736
General de Brigade: 19 May 1793
General de Division: 30 July 1793
Died: 25 July 1822

Mercier (Jean Pierre Portschy)

Merenveue (Jean Francois Bouchel)

Born: 4 October 1734
Colonel : 28 August 1792
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
General de Division: 26 August 1793
Died: 12 October 1793

Meriage (Louis Auguste Francois Mariage)

Born: 8 July 1767
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 7 January 1800
General de Brigade: 19 October 1812
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 8 December 1827

Merle (Pierre Hugues Victoire)

Born: 26 August 1766
General de Brigade: 14 April 1794
General de Division: 24 December 1805
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 4 September 1808
Baron of the Empire: 1808
Died: 5 December 1830

Merle Beaulieu (Pierre Nicolas)

Merlin (Antoine Francois)

Born: 26 January 1766
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 4 January 1797
Died: 30 September 1842

Merlin (Jean Baptiste Gabriel)

Born: 17 April 1768
Chef de Brigade: 24 September 1803 (8e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 5 June 1809
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 28 January 1809
Died: 30 September 1842

Merlin (Christophe Antoine)

Born: 27 May 1771
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 1 February 1805
General de Division: 15 August 1808 (In the service of the King of Spain)
General de Division: 5 January 1814 (In the service of France)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 9 March 1839

Merlin (Antoine Francois Eugene)

Mermet (Julien Augustin Joseph)

Born: 9 May 1772
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 7 January 1794
General de Brigade: 1 January 1796
General de Division: 1 February 1805
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 2 August 1811
Died: 28 October 1837

Mermet de Saint Landry (Antoine)

Born: 17 January 1738
General de Brigade: 20 December 1793
Died:?

Mesclop (Jean)

Born: 2 October 1775
General de Brigade: 28 January 1813
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 6 August 1811
Died: 14 February 1844

Mesnage (Jacques)

Born: 15 April 1759
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 16 July 1795
General de Brigade: 21 July 1795
Died: 20 October 1798

Mesnard (Philippe Romain)

Born: 24 October 1750
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 25 December 1793
General de Brigade: 24 November 1794
General de Division: 7 February 1798
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 13 February 1810

Meunier (Hugues)

Born: 18 December 1721
Colonel: 25 July 1791 (70e Regiment d’Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 22 July 1792
Died: 24 July 1792

Meunier (Hugues Alexandre Joseph)

Meunier (Claude Marie)

Meunier (Benoit)

Meusnier de la Place (Jean Baptiste Marie Charles)

Meuziau (Charles Claude)

Meyer (Pierre Arnould)

Born: 22 September 1762
General de Brigade: 27 August 1793
General de Division: 25 September 1795
Died: 1802

Meyer (Jean Baptiste Maur Ange Montanus Joseph Rodolphe Eugene)

Born: 12 August 1768
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Died: 29 September 1802

Meyer de Schauensee (Bernard Meinrad Fridalin Joseph Philippe Neree)

Born: 20 January 1777
Colonel: 23 June 1810
General de Brigade: 28 June 1813
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 8 July 1809
Chevalier of the Empire: 6 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 19 February 1812
Died: 5 September 1860

Meynadier (Louis Henri Rene)

Meynier (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 22 April 1749
General de Brigade: 20 May 1793
General de Division: 27 September 1793
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 3 December 1813

Miaczinski (Joseph)

Born: 1743
Marechal de Camp: 25 May 1792
Died: 22 May 1793 (Executed)

Micas (Jean Francois)

Born: 14 May 1749
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 21 August 1793
General de Brigade: 17 December 1793
General de Division: 11 March 1795
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 7 May 1825

Michaud (Pierre Antoine)

Born: 23 May 1746
General de Brigade: 27 January 1794
General de Division: 19 May 1794
Died: 14 September 1808

Michaud (Claude Ignace Francois)

Born: 28 October 1751
General de Brigade: 19 May 1793
General de Division: 22 September 1793
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: 19 September 1835

Michel (Jean Baptiste Pierre)

Born: 27 January 1738
General de Brigade: 17 August 1796
Died: ?

Michel (Claude Etienne)

Michel de Bellecour (Jean Bernard) 

Born: 11 October 1739
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 30 January 1794
Died:?

Mieskowski (Jean Quirin)

Born: 30 March 1744
Marechal de Camp: 20 September 1792
Died: 27 February 1819

Mignotte (Joseph)

Born: 12 November 1755
Chef de Brigade: 20 June 1794
General de Brigade: 1 January 1796
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 11 April 1828

Milet (Jacques Louis Francois)

Milet de Mureau (Louis Marie Antoine)

Born: 26 June 1751
General de Brigade: 7 January 1796
General de Division: 2 July 1799
Chevalier of the Empire: 2 July 1808
Baron of the Empire: 18 June 1809
Died: 5 May 1825

Milfort (Jean Antoine le Clerc)

Born: 2 February 1752
General de Brigade: 19 April 1796
Died: 1820

Milhaud (Edouard Jean Baptiste) – 5e Regiment de Dragons

Millet (Theodore Francois) – 121e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Millet de Villanueve (Armand Louis Amelie)

Born: 31 December 1772
General de Brigade: 31 October 1810 (In the service of Naples)
General de Division: 28 February 1812 (In the service of Naples)
Died: 18 May 1840

Millo (Jean Michel Alexandre)

Born: 16 February 1719
Colonel: 17 July 1754
Marechal de Camp: 3 January 1770
Died: 13 February 1794

Minot (Jean Louis Toussaint)

Born: 29 March 1772
Colonel: 15 November 1805 (Regiment Albanais)
General de Brigade: 31 July 1813
General de Division:
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 March 1804
Died: 8 February 1837

Miollis (Balthazard)

Born: 15 August 1749
General de Brigade: 19 April 1795
Died: 14 January 1827

Miollis (Sextius Alexandre Francois)

Born: 18 September 1759
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 16 September 1793
General de Brigade: 25 February 1794
General de Division: 6 July 1799
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 September 1808
Count of the Empire: 16 September 1808
Died: 18 June 1828

Miquel (Pierre Andre)

Mirabel (Guillaume)

Born: 29 August 1744
General de Brigade: 23 December 1793
Died: 13 August 1794 (Killed at the battle of Saint Laurent de la Mouga)

Miranda (Francisco)

Born: 9 June 1756
General de Brigade: 25 August 1792
Lieutenant General: 3 October 1792
Died: 14 July 1816

Mirdonday (Antoine Rene de Mirdondel dit)

Born: 30 January 1747
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 12 April 1795
General de Brigade: 17 February 1796
Died: 31 January 1797

Mireur (Francois)

Born: 9 February 1770
Chef de Brigade: 23 March 1797 (19e Regiment de Chasseurs a Cheval)
General de Brigade: 2 April 1797
Died: 9 July 1798

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: February 2007

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