Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Rheinwald to Ruty

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.

Rheinwald (Julien Charles Louis)

Born: 22 January 1760
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 16 March 1795
General de Brigade: 30 March 1799
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 2 February 1809
Died: 22 June 1810

Ricard (Nicolas Xavier)

Born: 12 July 1726
Marechal de Camp: 21 September 1788
Died: 30 May 1812

Ricard (Etienne Pierre Sylvestre)

Born: 31 December 1771
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 31 December 1799
General de Brigade: 13 November 1806
General de Division: 10 September 1812
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 7 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 7 June 1808
Died: 6 November 1843

Ricce (Gabriel Marie)

Born: 12 July 1758
Colonel: 17 March 1788
Marechal de Camp: 13 January 1792
Died: 1832

Richard (Joseph Leonard)

Born: 11 January 1742
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
Died: 21 December 1797

Richardot (Jerome Etienne Marie)

Richepance (Antoine)

Born: 25 March 1770
Chef de Brigade: 1 June 1796
General de Brigade: 4 June 1796
General de Division: 4 November 1799
Died: 3 September 1802

Richon (Henry)

Born: 17 June 1745
General de Brigade: 19 August 1793
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 24 November 1827

Richter (Jean Louis) – 3e Regiment de Cuirassiers

Rifflet (Jean Baptiste Andre)

Born: 30 November 1757
Chef de Brigade : 22 February 1794 (21e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 15 April 1794
Died: ?

Rigaud (Antoine) – 25e Regiment de Dragons

Rigaud (Andre)

Born: 17 January 1761
Colonel: 25 July 1793 (Legion de l’Egalite du Sud)
General de Brigade: 23 July 1795
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 December 1805
Died: 18 September 1811

Rignoux (Antoine)

Rioult-Davenay (Archange Louis)

Ritay (Jean Marie)

Rivaud (Jean)

Born: 24 December 1755
General de Brigade: 8 October 1793
General de Division: 21 September 1802
Died: 26 September 1803

Rivaud de la Raffiniere (Olivier Macoux)

Born: 10 February 1766
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 27 September 1793
General de Brigade: 15 December 1798
General de Division: 16 May 1802
Baron of the Empire: 29 June 1808
Count of the Empire: 31 December 1814
Died: 19 December 1839

Rivaz (Pierre Emmanuel Jacques de)

Born: 3 July 1745
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 5 May 1793
General de Brigade: 21 June 1793
Died: 28 October 1827

Rivet (Jean Baptiste)

Robert (Jean Baptiste)

Robert (Jean Gilles Andre)

Born: 10 November 1755
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 15 December 1793
General de Brigade: 24 November 1794
Died: 10 January 1797 (Died of wounds)

Robert (Jean Louis Armand)

Born: 14 June 1767
General de Brigade: 30 September 1793
Died: 19 August 1796

Robert (Louis Benoit)

Robin (Antoine Joseph)

Rochambeau (Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur)

Born: 1 July 1725
Colonel: 3 March 1747 (Regiment de la Marche Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 20 February 1761
Lieutenant General: 1 March 1780
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 26 October 1804
Died: 10 May 1807

Rochambeau (Donatien Marie Joseph de Vimeur)

Born: 7 April 1755
Colonel: 5 December 1781
Marechal de Camp: 30 June 1791
Lieutenant General: 9 July 1792
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 September 1813
Baron of the Empire: 18 June 1813
Died: 20 October 1813 (Died of wounds)

Rochedragon (Jean Francois)

Born: 6 March 1744
Marechal de Camp: 30 June 1791
Died: 2 January 1816

Rochon (Jean Pierre Maurice de)

Roest d’Alkemade (Antoine)

Born: 1783
Colonel: 27 March 1809
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810
Died: 18 December 1811

Roger de Lacoustande (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 18 August 1720
Colonel: 1 April 1791
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
Died: 30 August 1794

Roget (Mansuy Dominique)

Rogniat (Joseph)

Born: 9 November 1776
Colonel: 19 February 1808
General de Brigade: 6 March 1809
General de Division: 9 July 1811
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 8 March 1807
Baron of the Empire: 3 December 1809
Died: 8 May 1840

Rogon de Carcaradec (Louis Joseph Marie)

Born: 29 December 1742
Colonel: 21 October 1791 (43e Regiment d’Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 12 July 1792
Died: 13 September 1802

Roguet (Francois) - Grenadiers-à-Pied de la Garde Imperiale

Roize (Cesar Antoine)

Born: 8 July 1761
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 10 February 1799
General de Brigade: 25 April 1800
Died: 21 March 1801 (Killed in action at the battle of Canope)

Roize (Claude)

Born 13 November 1778
Chef de Brigade: 5 February 1799
General de Brigade: 10 July 1801
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 21 November 1810
Died: 25 November 1847

Roland (Jacques)

Rolland ( Pierre)

Romand (Balthazar)                                                              

Born: 6 January 1749
Chef de Brigade: 28 March 1795 (15e Demi-brigade de Bataille)
General de Brigade: 16 July 1795
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 9 April 1811

Romanet (Joseph)

Born: 4 December 1748
Chef de Brigade: 7 April 1793
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur: 4 February 1810
Chevalier of theEmpire: 11 July 1810
Died: 11 December 1829

Rome (Albert Marie)

Born: 11 June 1730
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Died: 15 November 1793 (Executed)

Rome (Jean Francois)

Romeuf (Jacques Alexandre)

Born: 19 November 1772
Marechal de Camp: 25 August 1812 (In the service of Naples)
Died: 26 April 1845

Romeuf (Jean Louis)

Born: 26 September 1776
General de Brigade: 16 January 1811
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 7 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 9 September 1812 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Borodino)

Ronsin (Charles Philippe)

Born: 1 December 1751
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 3 July 1793
General de Brigade: 4 July 1793
Died: 24 March 1794 (Executed)

Ronzier (Pierre Francois Gabriel)

Roque (Jean Louis)

Roquesante (Michel Etienne de Rhaphelis)

Born: 20 September 1757
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 12 January 1796
Died: 22 November 1822

Rosieres (Paul Louis Antoine)

Born: 17 January 1723
Colonel: 28 May 1763
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1780
Lieutenant General: 20 May 1791
Died: September 1794

Rosieres (Charles Joseph de Nozieres d’Envezin)

Born: 12 July 1739
Marechal de Camp: 7 September 1792
Lieutenant General: 7 March 1793
Died: 8 June 1808

Rossetti (Marie Joseph Thomas)

Born: 20 December 1776
Colonel: 7 May 1811 (In the service of Naples)
Marechal de Camp: 23 April 1812 (In the service of Naples)
Died: 1840

Rossi (Don Gratio)

Rossi (Antoine Francois)

Born: 26 October 1726
Colonel: 24 March 1772
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenant General: 12 July 1792
Died: 6 July 1800

Rossi (Camille de)

Rossignol (Jean Antoine)

Born: 7 November 1759
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 10 July 1793
General de Brigade: 12 July 1793
General de Division: 15 July 1793
Died: 29 March 1802

Rostaing (Philibert Joseph)

Born: 9 October 1719
Colonel: 15 October 1765 (Regiment d’Artillerie de Grenoble)
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1780
Lieutenant General: 20 May 1791
Died: ?

Rostollant (Claude)

Born: 23 May 1762
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 10 September 1799
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 11 July 1846

Rottembourg (Henri)

Rouche dit Jacob ( Pierre)

Born: 25 October 1751
General de Division: 14 April 1794
Died: 4 December 1807

Rouelle (Pierre Michel)

Rouge (Antoine)

Born: 20 February 1763
Chef de Brigade: 25 September 1793
General de Brigade: 24 November 1794
Died: 17 October 1831

Rouget (Claude Pierre)

Born: 3 April 1770
Colonel: 5 November 1806
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 April 1813
Died: 14 October 1833

Roulland (Henri Victor)

Born: 11 October 1751
Chef de Brigade: 27 September 1793
General de Brigade: 28 September 1793
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 6 February 1827

Rousseau (Guillaume Charles)

Rousseaux (Antoine Alexandre)

Roussel (Francois Xavier)           

Roussel (Jean Claude)

Roussel de Saint Remy (Charles Alexandre Louis)

Born: 15 January 1746
Marechal de Camp: 31 July 1792
General de Division: 15 May 1793
Died: 18 May 1800

Roussel d’Hurbal (Nicolas Francois)

Born: 7 September 1763
Colonel: 1 January 1807 (Regiment de Cuirassiers de Maurice de Lichtenstein)
General Major: 23 May 1809
General de Brigade: 31 July 1811 (In the service of France )
General de Division: 4 December 1812
Baron of the Empire: 28 September 1813
Died: 25 March 1849

Roux de Fazillac ( Pierre)

Born: 18 July 1746
Colonel: 13 April 1792 (4e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: 21 February 1833

Rouxel de Blanchelande (Philibert Francois)

Born: 21 February 1735
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Died: 15 April 1793 (Executed)

Rouyer (Charles Etienne)

Born: 16 March 1760
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 29 October 1793
General de Brigade: 8 March 1794
Died: 20 July 1794 (Died of Wounds)

Rouyer (Jean Pascal)

Born: 17 March 1761
Colonel: 17 March 1793 (3e Regiment d’Infanterie de la Marine)
General de Brigade: 21 March 1796
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 5 July 1804
Died: 20 October 1819

Rouyer (Jean-Victor)

Rouyer (Marie Francois)

Born: 2 March 1765
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 12 April 1794
General de Brigade: 30 July 1799
General de Division: 24 December 1805
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 18 March 1809
Died: 10 August 1824

Rovere de Fontvielle (Joseph Stanislas Francois Xavier Alexis)

Ruault de la Bonnerie (Jean Baptiste Andre Isidore)

Ruby (Sebastien) - 89e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Ruelle de Santerre (Louis Jacques)

Born: 22 September 1739
Colonel: 29 June 1793 (35e Regiment d’Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 24 August 1793
Died: 24 January 1802

Ruffin (Francois Amable)

Born: 31 August 1771
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 30 July 1799
General de Brigade: 1 February 1805
General de Division: 3 November 1807
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 December 1805
Count of the Empire: 26 October 1808
Died: 15 May 1811 (Died of wounds)

Rusca (Jean Baptiste Dominique)

Born: 27 November 1759
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 22 November 1795
General de Division: 5 February 1799
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 13 March 1811
Died: 14 February 1814 (Killed in action)

Ruttemberg (Ernest de)

Ruty (Charles Etienne Francois) – 4e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2007

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