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Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: De Das de L'Aulne to De Winter

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.

De Das de L'Aulne (Nicolas)

Born:  28 February 1756
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 4 June 1793
General de Brigade: 25 July 1793
General de Division: 30 April 1794
Died: 15 June 1795

Debelle (Jean Francois Joseph)

Born: 22 May 1767
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 17 April 1794
General de Brigade: 2 September 1794
General de Division: 16 November 1796
Died: 15 June 1802

Debelle (Cesar Alexandre Gabriel)

De Billy (Jean Louis)

Born: 30 July 1763
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 9 December 1794
General de Brigade: 30 July 1799
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 14 October 1806 (Killed at the battle of Auerstadt)

Debroc (Armand Louis)

Debrun (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 5 December 1750
General de Brigade: 3 September 1793
General de Division: 1 October 1793
Died: 27 April 1831

Decaen (Charles Mathieu Isidore)

Born: 13 April 1769
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 12 September 1795
General de Brigade: 3 July 1796
General de Division: 16 May 1800
Count of the Empire: 25 February 1813
Died: 9 September 1832

De Caux de Blacquetot (Jean Baptiste de)

Born: 24 May 1723
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1780
Lieutenant General: 20 May 1791
Died: 8 September 1796

Declaye (Nicolas)

Born: 8 June 1758
Colonel: 29 November 1792 (In Belgium service)
General de Brigade:  30 July 1793
General de Division: 3 March 1794
Died: 15 November 1805

De Conchy (Vincent Martel)

Decouz (Pierre)

Dedon Duclos (Francois Louis) - 7e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied  

Defrance (Jean Marie Antoine)

Dehaies dit de Montigny (Francois Emmanuel)

Born: 7 August 1743
General de Brigade: 11 April 1800
Member of the Legion d’Honneur : 25 March 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 12 April 1813
Died: 27 June 1819

Dejean (Jean Francois Aime)

Born: 6 October 1749
Chef de Brigade: 31 July 1794
General de Brigade: 1 September 1794
General de Division: 16 October 1795
Grand Eagle of the Legion d’Honneur : 2 February 1805
Grand Chancellor of the Legion d’Honneur: 20 April 1815
Count of the Empire: 1 June 1808
Died: 12 May 1824

Dejean (Jean Antoine)

Dejean (Pierre Francois Marie Auguste)

Delaage (Amable Henry)

Delaage (Henri Pierre)

Born: 23 July 1766
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 28 November 1793
General de Brigade: 18 October 1812
Died: 22 January 1840

Delabassee (Mathieu)

Delaborde (Henri Francois)

Born: 21 December 1764
General de Brigade: 11 September 1793
General de Division: 13 October 1793
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 26 September 1804
Count of the Empire: 12 November 1809
Died: 5 February 1833

Delaitre (Antoine Charles Bernard)

Delalain (Alexandre)

Born: 10 May 1748
General de Brigade: 7 May 1793
Died: 29 June 1814

Delapointe (Jean Baptiste Gabriel Marie Emmanuel)

Born: 28 June 1772
General de Brigade: 4May 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 20 February 1812
Baron of the Empire: 25 March 1813
Died: 12 April 1856

Delarue (Louis Michel Charles)

Born: 26 March 1756
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 3 May 1793
General de Brigade: 20 April 1795
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 9 March 1807

Delattre (Louis Pierre Francois)

Born: 12 October 1766
Chef de Brigade : September 1793
General de Brigade: 3 October 1794
Died: 2 July 1794 (Executed)

Delaunay (Jacques Charles Rene)

Born: 24 April 1738
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 20 September 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur : 29 March 1805
Died: 11 January 1825

Delaunay (Jean Marie Auguste, Aulnay de Launey)

Born: 28 June 1765
General de Brigade: 14 April 1794
General de Brigade: 20 December 1809 (Westphalien)
General de Division: 11 January 1810 (Westphalien)
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 31 January 1810
Died: 11 June 1841

Delauney (Charles Nicolas Adrien)

Born: 10 October 1761
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Died: 13 May 1799 (Killed at Mondovi)

Delcambre (Victor Joseph)

Delegorgue (Francois Joseph Augustin)

Dellard (Jean Pierre)

Delmas (Antoine Guillaume Maurailhac d'Elmas de la Coste)

Born: 3 January 1766
General de Brigade: 30 June 1793
General de Division: 19 September 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur : 3 June 1813
Died: 30 October 1813 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Leipzig)

Delort (Marie Joseph Raymond)

Born: 28 September 1769
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 7 June 1795
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1813
Died: 25 July 1846

Delort (Jacques Antoine Adrien)

Delort de Gleon (Jean Francois)

Born: 24 October 1769
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 23 September 1812
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 14 April 1810
Died: 10 December 1812 (Killed at Wilna)

Delosme (Louis Pierre)

Born: 12 March 1768
General de Brigade: 25 November 1813
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 November 1813
Died: 29 September 1828

Delpierre (Antoine Joseph)

Delzons (Alexis Joseph)

Demarcay (Marie Jean)

Demars (Odon nicolas Loeillot)

Born: 1 October 1751
Marechal de Camp: 27 September 1792
Died: 11 August 1808

Dembarrere (Jean)

Born: 3 July 1747
General de Brigade: 17 august 1793
General de Division: 17 January 1794
Count of the Empire: 15 June 1808
Died: 1828

Dembowski (Louis Mathieu)

Born: 24 August 1768
Chef de Brigade: 16 April 1799 (2e legion Polonaise d’Italie provisional)
Chef de Brigade: 10 December 1801 (104e Regiment d’Infanterie de Ligne provisional)
Chef de Brigade: 13 December 1802 (27e Regiment d’Infanterie de Ligne provisional)
General de Brigade: 17 December 1809
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 August 1810
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1810
Died: 18 July 1812

Demont (Joseph Laurent)

Born: 29 September 1747
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 April 1796
General de Brigade: 5 February 1799
General de Division: 22 December 1806
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 26 April 1808
Died: 8 May 1826

Denayer (Joseph Marie)

Dentzel (Georges Frederic)

Born: 16 July 1755
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 5 February 1796
General de Brigade: 3 April 1814
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 9 August 1813
Died: 7 May 1828

Depetit de la Salle (Louis Jean)

Born: 6 November 1724
Marechal de Camp: 29 April 1792
Died: ?

Deplanque (Jacques Francois Henry)

Born: 25 November 1766
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 14 April 1802
Died: 15 August 1802

De Ponthon (Charles Francois)

Born: 26 August 1777
General de Brigade: 27 March 1814
Baron of the Empire: 19 January 1811
Died: 25 August 1849

De Prez de Crassier (Jean Etienne Philibert)

Born: 18 January 1733
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Lieutenant General: 5 September 1792
Died: 6 July 1803

Deriot (Albert Francois)

Dermoncourt (Paul Ferdinand Stanislas)

Deroques (Nicolas Roques, dit)

Born: 15 February 1743
Colonel : 20 December 1791 (94e Regiment d’Infanterie)
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 16 May 1792
General de Brigade: 16 April 1793
General de Division: 13 June 1795
Died: 29 July 1808

Dery ( Pierre Cesar)

Born: 2 February 1768
Colonel: 30 December 1806 (5e Regiment de Hussards)
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 May 1807
Baron of the Empire: 3 May 1810
Died: 18 October 1812 (Killed at the combat of Winkowo)

Desailly (Jean Claude)

Desaix (Louis Charles Antoine des Aix de Veygoux, dit)

Born: 17 August 1768
General de Brigade: 20 August 1793
General de Division: 20 October 1720 October 1793
Died: 14 June 1800 (Killed at the battle of Marengo)

Des Almons (Joseph Perrin)

Born: 25 September 1717
Colonel: 20 April 1768
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1780
Lieutenant General: 20 May 1791
Died: 11 March 1793

Des Bruslys (Nicolas Emault de Rignac)

Born: 7 August 1757
Adjudant General Colonel: 8 October 1792
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 8 March 1793
General de Brigade: 7 April 1793
General de Division: 6 July 1798 (Refused the promotion)
General de Division: 13 July 1808
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 March 1804
Died: 25 September 1809

Desbureaux (Claude Francois)

Born: 13 October 1755
General de Brigade: 16 August 1793
General de Division: 20 December 1793
Baron of the Empire: 16 December 1810
Died: 26 February 1835

Deschamps de la Varenne (Jacques Ollivier)

Born: 4 March 1756
Colonel: 5 February 1792 (1er Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 19 June 1793
Died: 7 January 1807

Desclozeaux (Jacques Ollivier)

Born: 6 September 1756
General de Brigade: 19 June 1793
Died: 1798

Desdorides (Jean Francois Louis Picault)

Born: 5 February 1737
Colonel: 5 February 1792 (9e Regiment d'Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 25 December 1801

Desemery dit Semery (Jacques Philippe)

Born: 13 September 1775
General de Brigade: 2 April 1814 (After his death)
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 20 March 1814 (Killed at the battle of Arcis-sur-Aube)

Desenfans (Nicolas Joseph)

Born: 4 August 1765
Chef de Brigade: 24 August 1793
General de Brigade: 13 October 1793
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 4 Aust 1808

Desfourneaux (Edme Etienne Borne)

Desgranges (Antoine Grange, dit)

Born: 2 March 1757
General de Brigade: 11 June 1794
Died: 31 March 1832

Desgraviers Berthelot (Francois Ganivet)

Deshautschamps (Michel Vandebergues, dit)

Born: 29 October 1732
Marechal de Camp: 12 October 1792
Died: 10 January 1806

Desjardin (Jacques Jardin, dit)

Born: 18 February 1759
General de Brigade: 3 September 1793
General de Division: 19 March 1794
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
General de Division:
Died: 11 February 1807 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Eylau)

Desnoyers (Francois Antoine Denoye, dit)

Born: 2 June 1755
General de Brigade: 9 June 1794
General de Division: 11 March 1795
Died: 9 December 1816

Despeaux (Eloi Laurent)                                                                            

Born: 14 October 1761                                                                                                            
General de Brigade: 3 September 1793
General de Division: 19 March 1794
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 21 January 1814
Died: 23 October 1856

Desperrieres (Adrien Marie Gabriel)

Despinoy (Hyacinthe Francois Joseph)

Born: 22 May 1764
General de Brigade: 21 December 1793
General de Division: 10 June 1796
Died: 29 December 1848

Desponches (Charles Joseph Paul Leyris)

Born: 19 July 1756
Colonel: 29 June 1792
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
Died: 25 October 1824

Desprez (Francois Alexandre)

Born: 22 November 1778
Colonel: 25 December 1809
Marechal de Camp: 15 April 1813 (In the service of Joseph Bonaparte)
Died: 6 August 1833

Dessaix (Joseph Marie)

Born: 24 September 1764
Chef de Brigade : 17 August 1793 (Legion des Allobroges)
General de Brigade: 29 August 1803
General de Division: 9 July 1809
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 30 June 1811
Died:  26 October 1834

Dessaubaz (Jean Louis)

Born: 25 August 1739
General de Brigade: 27 January 1794
Died: 12 November 1806

Dessein (Bernard)

Born: 19 March 1762
General de Brigade: 9 June 1794
Member of the Legion d’Honneur : 26 March 1804
Died: 30 September 1823

Dessolle (Jean Joseph Paul Augustin)

Born: 3 July 1767
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 31 May 1797
General de Division: 13 April 1799
Died: 2 November 1828

Destabenrath (Jean Marie Eleonor Leopold)

Born: 13 April 1770
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 11 July 1807
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 23 August 1809
Baron of the Empire: 29 June 1808
Died: 12 November 1853

Destaing (Jacques Zacharie)

Desvaux (Louis Charles Lenoir, dit)

Born: 15 September 1725
Colonel Chef de Brigade: 25 March 1788
General de Brigade: 18 July 1793
Died: 7 April 1810

Desvaux de Saint Maurice (Jean Jacques)

Desvernois (Nicolas Philibert)

Born: 23 September 1771
Colonel: 2 December 1808 (1er Regiment de Chasseurs a Cheval Napolitaines)
General de Brigade: 3 July 1813 (In the service of Naples)
Died: 13 October 1859

Detang (Francois Laquet, dit)

Born: 11 June 1760
Chef de Brigade : 17 August 1794
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Died: 1813

Detres (Francois)

Devaulx dit du Croseau (Louis Marie Francois Paul)

Born: 4 July 1751
Colonel: 23 September 1800
General de Brigade: 3 March 1809
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 16 October 1830

Devaux (Pierre)

Born: 21 May 1762
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 30 September1793
General de Brigade: 26 March 1802
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 9 October 1813
Died: 13 July 1819

Devaux (Marie Jean Baptiste Urbain)

Born: 25 May 1767
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 27 August 17961
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 November 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 23 January 1812
Died: 23 July 1836

Devaux deVautray (Philippe)

Born: 1760
Marechal de Camp: 3 April 1793
Died: 26 May 1793 (Executed)

Deverchin (Francois Joseph)

Born: 25 April 1746
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
Died: 27 June 1807

Deviau de Saint Sauveur (Laurent)

Born: 22 May 1756
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 21 July 1793
General de Brigade: 3 August 1800
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 17 August 1836

Devilliers (Claude Germain Louis)

De Vrigny (Denis Felix)

Born: 28 March 1754
Chef de Brigade: 26 January 1792 (12e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 13 June 1793
Died: 28 July 1803

De Winter (Jean Guillaume de Huessen)

Born: 23 March 1761
Chef de Brigade: 14 May 1794
General de Brigade: 14 June 1794
Vice Admiral: 1795 (In the service of Holland)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 24 February 1811
Count of the Empire: 9 May 1811
Died: 2 June 1812

Placed on the Napoleon Series: May 2007

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