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Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Bache to Beysser

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.

 

General Gilbert Desire Joseph Bachelu

Gilbert Desire Joseph Bachelu

 

Bache (Jacques Francois)

Born: 2 November 1744
General de Brigade: 14 April 1794�
Died: 20 April 1803

Bachelet - Damville (Louis Alexandre)

Born: 1 November 1771
General de Brigade: 30 May 1813
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 20 May 1811
Baron of the Empire: 21 February 1813
Died: 16 October 1813 (Killed at battle of Leipzig)

Bachelu (Gilbert Desire Joseph)

Baciocchi (Felix Pascal)

Bacler d� Albe (Louis Albert Guislain)

Born: 21 October 1761
Colonel: 21 June 1807
General de Brigade: 24 October 1813
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 10 April 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 17 March 1808
Baron of the Empire: 31 December 1809
Died: 12 September 1824

Baget (Jean Bajet ou)

Born: 18 October 1743
General de Brigade: 30 June 1793
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 17 February 1821

Bagneris (Francois)

Born: 4 July 1769
General de Brigade: 30 May 1813
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 3 January 1809
Baron of the Empire: 18 February 1814
Died: 9 May 1839

Baille (Louis Paul)

Born: 1 July 1768
Colonel: 27 December 1805 (51e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne)
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 7 June 1808
Died: 2 October 1821

Baillet de Latour (Louis Willibrod Antoine de)

Born: 12 February 1753
Colonel: 2 February 1788 (Regiment de Salm-Infanterie)
General Major: 1 January 1793
General de Division: 6 March 1811
Died: 1 September 1836

Baillod (Jean Pierre)

Born: 20 August 1771
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 23 April 1809
Baron of the Empire: 23 May 1809
Died: 1 March 1853

Baillot - Faral (Antoine Raymond)

Born: 5 September 1741
General de Brigade: 30 April 1794
Died: 18 August 1818

Bailly de Monthion (Francois Gedeon)

Born: 27 January 1776
General de Brigade: 22 May 1808
General de Division: 4 December 1812
Baron of the Empire: 28 January 1809
Count of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 7 September 1850

Balathier de Bragelonne (Eloi Charles)

Born: 13 December 1771
General de Brigade: 11 July 1811
Died: 30 July 1830

Balland (Antoine)

Baltus de Pouilly (Basile Guy Marie Victor)

Bancal de Saint Julien (Jean Louis)

Born: 12 March 1745
Chef de Brigade: 8 November 1794
General de Brigade: 23 October 1799
Died: ?

Banel (Pierre)

Born: 30 July 1766
Chef de Brigade: 11 October 1793
General de Brigade: 25 December 1793
Died: 13 April 1796 (Killed during the attack on the Chateau de Cossaria � Piemont)

Bar (Jean Francois)

Baraguey d� Hilliers (Louis)

Born: 13 August 1764
General de Brigade: 4 April 1793
General de Division: 10 March 1797
Grand Eagle of the Legion d'Honneur: 2 February 1805
Count of the Empire: 16 September 1808
Died: 6 January 1813

Barbanegre (Joseph)

Barbantane (Hilarion Paul Francois Bienvenu du Puget de)

Born: 8 March 1754
Colonel: 10 March 1788 (Regiment� d�Aunis)
Marechal de Camp: 6 October 1791
Died: 27 March 1828

Barbazan (Antoine Edme Adam de)

Barbier (Jean Francois Therese)

Barbier (Pierre)

Born: 11 May 1759
General de Brigade: 23 July 1799
Died: 23 March 1825

Barbot (Marie Etienne de)

Born: 2 April 1770
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Died: 16 February 1839

Barbou d�Escourieres (Gabriel)

Born: 23 November 1761
General de Brigade: 7 September 1794
Died: 6 December 1827

Bard (Antoine Marie)

Born: 21 January 1759
General de Brigade: 29 September 1793
Died: 9 November 1837

Bardenet (Jacques)

Born: 10 February 1754
Chef de Brigade: 7 October 1794 (6e Regiment d'Artillerie a Pied Provisional)
General de Brigade: 19 June 1799
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 11 July 1807
Chevalier of the Empire: 21 November 1810
Died: 3 September 1833

Bardet (Martial, Baron de Maison Rouge)

Barquier (Joseph David de)

Born: 7 June 1757
General de Brigade: 18 April 1802
Died: 31 October 1844

Barral de Rochechinard (Andre Horace Francois de)

Born: 1 August 1743
Marechal de Camp: 13 December 1791
Died: 15 August 1829

Barras (Paul Francois Jean Nicolas de)

Born: 30 June 1755
General de Brigade: 1 August 1795
Died: 29 January 1829

Barrie (Jean Leonard)

Barrois (Pierre)

Barthel (Nicolas)

Born: 26 November 1718
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 13 May 1813

Barthelemy (Nicolas Martin)

Barthelemi (Antoine Francois, Chevalier de Bournet)

Born: 21 October 1741
General de Brigade: 30 September 1793
Died: 4 November 1812

Bartier de Saint Hilaire (Jean Etienne)

Born: 7 March 1766
General de Brigade: 10 July 1812
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 27 July 1809
Baron of the Empire: 4 June 1810
Died: 19 February 1835

Bastoul (Louis)

Born: 19 August 1753
General de Brigade: 15 September 1793
Died: 15 January 1801 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Hohenlinden)

Baudot (Auguste Nicolas)

Born: 15 February 1765
Chef de Brigade: 29 November 1796
General de Brigade: 17 August 1800
Died: 20 March 1801 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Canope)

Bauduin (Pierre Francois)

Baurot (Jean Baptiste Charles)

Born: 26 May 1774
General de Brigade: 25 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 11 June 1810
Died: 10 February 1847

Baussancourt (Francois de)

Born: 17 September 1742
General de Brigade: 12 April 1793
Died: 7 May 1795

Baville (Armand)

Bazancourt (Jean Baptiste Maximilien Joseph Antoine Lecat de)  

Beaufort de Thorigny (Jean Baptiste Beaufol dit)

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General de Division: 14 October 1793
Died: 1 February 1825

Beaufranchet d�Ayat (Louis Charles Antoine de)

Born: 22 November 1757
Marechal de Camp: 1 September 1792
Died: 2 July 1812

Beaudre (Olivier Victor de)

General Eugene Rose De Beauharnais

General Eugene Rose De Beauharnais

 

Beauharnais (Alexandre Francois Marie de)

Born: 22 May 1760
Marechal de Camp: 7 September 1792
General de Division: 8 March 1793
Died: 23 July 1794 (Executed)

Beauharnais (Eugene Rose de)

Beaujeu (Edme Henry de)

Born: 22 May 1741
Chef de Brigade: 27 May 1792 (2e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 15 March 1793
Died: 28 June 1818

Beaumont (Louis Chertien Carriere de)

Beaumont (Marc Antoine Bonin de la Boninere)

Beaupuy (Michel Armand de Bacharetie de)

Born: 14 July 1755
Chef de Brigade: 3 May 1793
General de Brigade: 31 August 1793
General de Division: 17 October 1793
Died: 19 October 1796 (Killed at� the combat of Emmendingen)

Beauregard (Pierre Raphael Paillot de)

Born: 14 February 1734
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
General de Division: 15 May 1793
Died: 30 September 1799

Beaurevoir (Louis Ferdinand Baillard de)

Born: 14 February 1747
Colonel: 26 August 1792
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: ?

Beaurgard (Charles Victor Woirgard de)

Born: 16 October 1764
General de Brigade: 16 April 1793
Died: 19 February 1810 (Killed at the combat of Valverde)

Beauvais (Louis Jacques)

Born: 1759
General de Brigade: 23 July 1795
Died: 12 September 1799

Beauvais de Preau (Charles Theodore)

Born: 8 November 1772
General de Brigade: 30 September 1813
Died: 18 April 1830

Bechaud (Jean Pierre)

Bechet de Leocour (Louis Samuel)

Born: 6 November 1771
General de Brigade: 19 February 1814
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 18 February 1808
Baron of the Empire: May 1808
Died: 1 January 1845

Becourt (Nicolas Joseph)

Born: 24 June 1736
Colonel: 9 September 1792
Marechal de Camp: 15 September 1792
General de Division: 30 July 1793
Died: 29 August 1793

Bedos (Jean Pierre)

Born: 20 August 1739
General de Brigade: 21 August 1795
Died: 8 April 1813

Beffroy (Louis Paul)

Born: 11 August 1737
Chef de Brigade: 4 May 1793 (Legion de la Fraternite)
General de Brigade 14 June 1793
Died: 3 August 1802

Beguinot (Francois Barthelemy)

Born: 22 January 1757
General de Brigade: 9 June 1794
General de Division : 5 February 1799
Count of the Empire: 23 May 1808
Died: 26 September 1808

Behague de Villanueva (Jean Antoine Pierre de)

Born: 29 November 1727
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1780
Lieutenant General: 20 January 1791
Died: 1804

Beker (Nicolas Leonard Bagert)

Born: 13 January 1770
General de Brigade: 2 January 1801
General de Division: 24 December 1805
Died: 18 November 1840

Belair (Alexandre Pierre Julienne)

Born: 15 October 1747
General de Brigade: 4 August 1793
Chevalier of the Empire: 22 October 1810
Baron of the Empire: 11 November 1813
Died: 25 May 1819

Belfort (Jacques Belfort Renard dit)

Born: 26 December 1753
Chef de Brigade: 21 November 1793
Chef de Brigade: 19 April 1794 (12e de cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 24 December 1805
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 25 December 1805
Baron of the Empire: 18 June 1809
Died: 18 January 1819

Bellair (Antoine Alexandre Julienne)

Bellavene (Jacques Nicolas)

Born: 20 October 1770
General de Brigade: 10 July 1796
General de Division: 4 October 1807
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 30 October 1810
Baron of the Empire: 25 March 1813
Died: 16 February 1826

General Auguste Daniel Belliard

General Auguste Daniel Belliard

Bellefonte (Andre de)

Born: 30 March 1744
Chef de Brigade: 25 October 1793 (3e regiment d�Artillerie a Pied)
General de Brigade: 10 May 1794
Died: 1800

Belliard (Auguste Daniel)

Born: 25 May 1769
General de Brigade: 18 November 1796
General de Division: 6 September 1800
Colonel General de Cuirassiers: 5 December 1812
Count of the Empire: 9 March 1810Died: 28 January 1832

Bellion de Sainte - Marguerite (Louis Henry Charles de)

Born: 9 December 1753
General de Brigade: 11 October 1793
Died: 15 September 1795

Belmont (Francois de Vachon de Briancon de)

Born: ?
Colonel: 1 February 1749 (Regiment de Marine)
Marechal de Camp: 20 February 1761
Lieutenant General: 1 March 1780
Died: 1800

Berckheim (Sigismond Frederic)

Berge (Francois)

Berlier (Pierre Andre Hercule)

Marshal Jean Baptiste Bernadotte

Marshal Jean Baptiste Bernadotte

Bernadotte (Jean Baptiste Jules de)

Born: 26 January 1763
Chef de Brigade: 4 April 1794
General de Brigade: 29 June 1794
General de Division: 22 October 1794
Marechal d�Empire : 19 May 1804
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur : 12 July 1804
Grand Eagle of the Legion d'Honneur: 2 February 1805
Prince de Ponte-Corvo: 21 August 1810
King of Sweden: 5 February 1818
Died: 8 March 1844

Bernard (Jacques Bernard)

Born: 1774
General de Brigade: 3 March 1813
Member of the Legion d'Honneur: 7 March 1813
Died: 12 January 1852

Bernard (Simon)

Born: 1779
Colonel: 21 January 1813
General de Brigade: 23 March 1814
Chevalier of the Empire: 10 January 1812
Baron of the Empire: 22 March 1814
Died: 5 November 1839

Berneron (Benoit Guerin de)

Born: 1745
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: 1799

Berruyer (Jean Francois de)

Berruyer (Pierre Marie Auguste)

Bertaux (Jacques Berthault dit)

Born: 10 January 1733
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
Died: 21 November 1799

Berthellemy (Etienne Ambroise dit Berthelmy)

Born: 24 September 1764
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
Died: 24 June 1841

Berthemy (Pierre Augustin)

Born: 16 May 1778
General de Brigade: 14 December 1813
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 5 December 1812
Chevalier of the Empire: 14 April 1810
Died: 31 January 1855

Berthezene (Pierre)

Marshal Louis Alexander Berthier

Marshal Louis Alexander Berthier

Berthier (Louis Alexandre)

Born: 20 November 1753Marechal de Camp: 22 May 1792
General de Division: 13 June 1795
Grand Eagle of the Legion d'Honneur: 2 February 1805
Major General de la Grande Armee: 30 August 1805
Prince de Neuchatel and Vallengin: 30 March 1806
Prince de Wagram: 15 August 1809
Died: 1 June 1815 (Commited suicide)

Berthier (Louis Cesar dit de Berluy)

Born: 9 November 1765
Chef de Brigade: 18 November 1796
General de Brigade: 4 September 1802
General de Division: 3 January 1806
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 11 January 1804
Count of the Empire: 13 February 1813
Died: 17 August 1819

Berthier (Victor Leopold)

Born: 22 May 1770
General de Brigade: 19 June 1799
General de Division: 1 February 1805
Died: 13 March 1807

Bertin (Nicolas)

Born: 26 July 1752
General de Brigade: 2 October 1793
Died: 1 May 1816

Bertolosi (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 28 October 1749
General de Brigade: 4 April 1804
Member of the Legion d'Honneur: 23 December 1807
Died: 20 January 1828

Berton (Jean Baptiste Breton dit)

Born: 15 June 1767
General de Brigade: 30 May 1813
Died: 5 October 1822 (Executed)

Bertrand (Antoine Joseph)

Born: 15 February 1767
General de Brigade: 28 October 1808
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 8 August 1809
Baron of the Empire: 3 May 1809
Died: 18 May 1835

Marshal Louis Alexander Berthier

General Henri Gatien Bertrand.

Bertrand (Edme Victor)

Bertrand (Henri Gatien)

Born: 28 March 1773
General de Brigade: 6 September 1800
General de Division: 30 May 1807
Grand Marechal de Palais: 18 November 1813
Grand Eagle of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 August 1809
Count of the Empire: 21 September 1808
Died: 31 January 1844

Bertrand de Sivary (Louis)

Beru (Antoine Anne Lecourt de)

Born: 14 August 1755
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 5 May 1814

Besse (Martial)

Born: 15 September 1759
Chef de Brigade: 11 February 1794 (2e Legion de l�Ouest)
General de Brigade: 11 April 1795
Died: 1804

Bessieres (Francois)

Born: 22 April 1755
General de Brigade: 7 September 1793
General de Division: 19 September 1793
Died: 25 September 1825

Marshall Jean Baptiste Bessieres

Marshall Jean Baptiste Bessieres

Bessieres (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 6 August 1768
Chef de Brigade: 9 March 1799
General de Brigade: 18 July 1800
General de Division: 13 September 1802 Marechal d�Empire: 19 May 1804
Colonel General: 20 July 1804 (Cavalerie de la Garde Imperiale)
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Grand Eagle of the Legion d'Honneur: 2 February 1805
Duc d�Istrie: 28 May 1809
Died: 1 May 1813 (Killed on the eve of the battle of Lutzen)

Bessieres (Bertrand)

Beteille (Jean Alexis)

Born: 7 August 1763
Colonel: 13 January 1811 (Legion de Burgos)
General de Brigade: 2 March 1813
Died: 13 February 1847

Bethencourt (Antoine de)

Born: 29 October 1759
Chef de Brigade: 25 May 1793
General de Brigade: 5 September 1793
Died: 6 August 1801

Beuret (Georges)

Beurmann (Jean Ernest de)

Born: 25 October 1775
General de Brigade: 23 October 1811
Baron of the Empire: 16 September 1808
Died: 10 October 1850

Beurmann (Frederic Auguste de)

Beurnonville (Pierre de Riel de)

Born: 10 May 1752
Marechal de Camp: 13 May 1792
Lieutenant General: 22 August 1792
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur:15 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 28 May 1808
Died: 23 April 1821

Beylie (Claude de)Born: 6 June 1729

Colonel: 22 May 1785
Marechal de Camp: 18 August 1792
Died: 29 July 1817
Beyrand (Martial)
Born: 9 September 1768
General de Brigade: 24 November 1794
Died: 3 August 1796 (Killed at the battle of Castiglione)

Beyssac (Jean Romain Conilh de)

Born: 27 September 1749
General de Brigade: 23 August 1793
Died: 18 December 1820

Beysser (Jean� Michel)

Born: 4 November 1753
Chef de Brigade: 7 March 1793
General de Brigade: 30 June 1793
Died: 13 April 1794 (Executed)

 

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: March 2006

 

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