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Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Vabre to Voulland

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.


Vabre (Marc Antoine Coban)

Vachot (Martial)

Born: 22 May 1763
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
General de Division: 8 June 1794
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 18 June 1813
Died: 23 August 1813 (Killed in action)

Vachot (Francois)

Born: 24 December 1767
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 1 December 1793
General de Brigade: 8 February 1794
Died: 5 October 1796

Vaillant (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 3 September 1751
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793
Died: 26 September 1837

Valcin (Daniel Thomas Olry)

Born: 21 January 1737
Chef de Brigade: 8 March 1793
General de Brigade: 20 May 1795
Died: 11 July 1812

Valee (Sylvain Charles)

Valence (Jean Baptiste Cyrus Marie Adelaide de Tribrune de Thiembronne)

Born: 22 September 1757
Colonel: 1 January 1789 (Regiment de Chartres Dragons)
Colonel: 1 July 1791 (1er Regiment de Carabiniers)
Marechal de Camp: 13 December 1791
Count of the Empire: 1 June 1808
Died: 4 February 1822

Valentin (Francois)

Born: 29 October 1763
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 5 November 1795
General de Brigade: 23 September 1800
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 9 December 1809
Died: 13 November 1822

Valette (Antoine Joseph Marie de)

Born: 26 January 1748
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 20 August 1793
General de Brigade: 23 September 1793
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 21 July 1823

Valframbert (Paul Isaie)

Born: 22 October 1761
General de Brigade: 28 November 1793
Died: ?

Valhubert (Jean Marie Mellon Roger)

Valletaux (Jean Andre)

Born: 23 November 1757
General de Brigade: 14 October 1794
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 26 November 1803
Died: 23 June 1811 (Killed in action)

Vallier de Lapeyrouse (Gabriel Theodore)

Born: 23 January 1734
General de Brigade: 19 December 1795
Died: 10 May 1803

Vallin (Louis) – 6e Regiment de Hussards

Valory (Guy Louis Henri)

Valterre (Francois)

Vandamme (Dominique Joseph Rene)

Born: 5 November 1770
General de Brigade: 27 September 1793
General de Division: 5 February 1799
Grand Eagle of the Legion d’Honneur: 27 December 1805
Count of the Empire: 19 March 1808
Died: 15 July 1830

Van Dedem Van de Gelder (Antoine Baudouin Gisbert)

Born: 23 August 1774
General de Brigade: 19 April 1811
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 10 August 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 9 October 1813
Died: 15 August 1825

Vandermaesen (Lubin Martin)

Van Helden (Adrien)

Born: 18 April 1746
Adjudant General Colonel: 13 April 1792
Marechal de Camp: 20 September 1792
Lieutenant General: 26 February 1805 (Hollandais)
Died: ?

Van Merlen (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 15 April 1773
Colonel: 11 November 1810 (Hussards de la Garde du roi de Hollande)
General de Brigade: 12 January 1813
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur: 13 September 1813
Died: 18 June 1815 (Killed in action)

Van Ryssel (Albert)

Born: 4 September 1726
Marechal de Camp: 30 march 1788
Died: ?

Van Sandick (Onno Xavier)

Born: 30 November 1749
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810
Died: ?

Vare (Louis Prix)

Varennes (Marie Louis de)

Varin (Jean Pierre)

Born: 25 February 1745
General de Brigade: 9 November 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 24 June 1823

Vasserot (Louis)

Vaubois (Charles Henri de Belgrand)

Born: 1 October 1748
General de Brigade: 3 August 1793
General de Division: 8 May 1796
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 20 August 1808
Died: 5 November 1839

Vaufreland Piscatory (Achille Victor Fortune)

Born: 30 June 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 14 November 1794
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 10 September 1808
Died: 30 April 1832

Vauguyon (Paul Yves Bernard de Quelen de Stuer de Caussade de la)

Born: 25 February 1778
Colonel: 1809 (Regiment de la Garde Napolitaine)
Marechal de Camp: 1809 (Napolitaine)
Lieutenant General: 21 November 1810 (Napolitaine)
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 4 July 1807
Died: 24 January 1837

Veaux (Antoine Joseph)

Born: 17 September 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 10 March 1797
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 29 January 1809
Died: 24 September 1817

Vedel (Dominique Honore Antoine Marie)

Veilande (Michel)

Verbigier de Saint-Paul (Paul)

Born: 25 April 1775
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Died: 2 November 1850

Verdier (Jean Antoine)

Born: 2 May 1767
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 24 November 1794
General de Brigade: 15 August 1796
General de Division: 25 April 1800
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 19 March 1808
Died: 30 May 1839

Verdiere (Jean Christophe Collin dit)

Born: 18 January 1754
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Division: 26 May 1798
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 18 October 1806

Verger Desbarreaux (Pierre Francois)

Born: 5 September 1755
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 19 June 1809
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 4 December 1829

Verges (Francois)

Born: 29 October 1752
Colonel: 4 September 1792
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 13 September 1798

Vergez (Jean Marie)

Vergnes (Jacques Paul)

Born: 19 April 1755
Adjudant General Colonel: 2 February 1792
General de Brigade: 5 May 1793
Died: 12 February 1841

Verne (Pierre Francois)

Vernier (Francois)

Born: 3 September 1736
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 29 September 1794
General de Brigade: 8 October 1795
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 5 September 1815

Vernier (Cesar Verny dit)

Born: 18 June 1738
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 21 March 1794
General de Brigade: 4 May 1794
Died: 19 August 1806

Verteuil de Malleret (Marc Antoine Malleret)

Born: 17 September 1718
Marechal de Camp: 3 January 1770
Lieutenant General: 1 January 1784
Died: 20 February 1801

Vezu (Claude)

Born: 19 December 1749
General de Brigade: 21 September 1793
General de Division: 16 November 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 29 October 1827

Vial (Honore)

Born: 22 February 1766
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 10 December 1794
General de Brigade: 28 August 1796
General de Division: 27 August 1803
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1810
Died: 18 October 1813 (Killed in action)

Vial (Jacques Laurent Louis Augustin)

Vial d’Alais (Charles Guillaume)

Born: 12 February 1749
Colonel: 4 March 1791
Marechal de Camp: 7 March 1792
Died: 19 February 1819

Viala (Sebastien)

Viallanes (Jean Baptiste Theodore)

Vialle (Pierre)

Born: 12 January 1743
General de Brigade: 28 September 1793
General de Division: 10 December 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 29 March 1805
Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur:
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur:
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur:
Died: 19 June 1816

Vichery (Louis Joseph)

Born: 23 September 1767
Colonel Adjudant General: 9 December 1803 (Hollandais)
General Major: 6 April 1807 (Hollandais)
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810 (In the service of France)
General de Division: 30 May 1813
Died: 22 February 1831

Victor (Claude Victor Perrin)

Vidalot du Sirat (Pierre Marie Gabriel)

Born: 25 March 1764
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: February 1794
General de Brigade: 5 July 1794
Died: 30 December 1843

Vietinghoff (Georges Michel)

Born: 22 June 1722
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1780
Lieutenant General: 20 May 1792
Died: 1803

Vieusseux (Jean Louis)

Born: 30 April 1754
Marechal de Camp: 1 September 1792
Died: 1 April 1817

Vignes (Francois Felix)

Vignolle (Martin)

Born: 18 March 1763
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 18 December 1794
General de Brigade: 3 August 1796
General de Division: 27 August 1803
Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 3 December 1813
Baron of the Empire: 29 June 1808
Count of the Empire: 31 December 1809
Died: 14 November 1824

Vigoureux (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 6 May 1735
Marechal de Camp: 21 September 1788
General de Division: 30 May 1796
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 9 June 1825

Villaret-Joyeuse (Jean Marie)

Born: 18 September 1757
Chef de Brigade: 11 April 1801
General de Brigade: 26 January 1804
Died: 10 January 1847

Villatte (Jean Louis)

Born: 1751
Colonel: 12 September 1793
General de Brigade: 23 July 1795
Died: 7 May 1802

Villatte (Eugene Casimir)

Born: 14 April 1770
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 5 February 1799
General de Brigade: 29 August 1803
General de Division: 25 February 1807
Baron of the Empire: 26 October 1808
Died: 14 May 1834

Villemalet (Pierre Fureau)

Born: 20 March 1760
General de Brigade: 7 October 1793
Died: 15 February 1795

Villionne (Pierre Justin Marchand de)

Villot (Jean Joseph)

Born: 2 October 1748
Adjudant General Colonel: 9 September 1792
Marechal de Camp: 1 October 1792
Died: ?

Villot (Michel)

Vimeux (Louis Antoine)

Born: 13 August 1737
Colonel: 11 January 1793 (35e Regiment d’Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 27 May 1793
General de Division: 4 March 1794
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 9 April 1811
Died: 23 June 1814

Vincent (Remy)

Born: 29 May 1736
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 20 September 1793
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 29 March 1805
Died: 18 December 1820

Vincent (Luc Antoine)

Born: 9 July 1752
General de Division: 20 October 1793
Died: 4 February 1816

Vincent (Henri Catherine Baltazard)

Vinot (Gilbert Julien)

Vital (Etienne Louis)

Born: 7 September 1736
Colonel: 1 October 1793
General de Brigade: 17 January 1795
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 2 November 1818

Vivies (Guillaume Raymond Amant)

Voet (Johann Hendrick)

Born: 22 February 1758
Colonel: 8 August 1808
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810 (In the service of France)
Died: 1 April 1813

Voillot (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 5 April 1766
General de Brigade: 7 October 1793
Died: 2 February 1848

Vonderweidt (Francois Pierre Felix)

Born: 31 May 1766
Chef de Brigade : 6 March 1798
General de Brigade: 3 October 1802
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 23 October 1810

Vonderweidt (Marie Joseph Simon Alexis)

Vouillers (Francois Charles Labbe)

Born: 8 August 1737
Colonel: 25 July 1791 (5e Regiment d’Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 22 July 1792
Died: 2 September 1821

Voulland (Alexandre)

Born: 10 November 1725
Chef de Brigade: 9 August 1793
General de Brigade: 1 October 1793
General de Division: 30 March 1794
Died: 25 August 1806

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: November 2007

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