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Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Cervoni to Custine de Sarreck

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.

Cervoni (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 29 August 1765
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 20 December 1793
General de Brigade: 14 January 1794
General de Division: 15 February 1798
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 22 April 1809 (Killed at the battle of Eckmuhl)

Chabert (Gaspard)

Chabert (Theodore)

Chabert (Pierre)

Born: 30 September 1770
General de Brigade: 4 September 1810 (In the service of Westphalia)
General de Brigade: 8 January 1814 (In the servcie of France)
Died: 14 February 1839

Chabot (Louis Francois Jean)

Born: 27 April 1757
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 29 April 1794
Baron of the Empire: 30 August 1811
Died: 11 March 1837

Chabran (Joseph)

Born: 21 June 1763
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 4 September 1796
General de Division: 23 June 1799
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 5 February 1843

Chabrillan (Jacques Aimard de Moreton)

Born: 10 January 1729
Marechal de Camp: 25 July 1762
Lieutenant� General: 5 December 1781
Died: 21 October 1802

Chaillet de Verges (Pierre Francois Xavier)

Born: 1 October 1763
General de Brigade: 11 October 1793
Died: 2 July 1794 (Executed)

Chalain (Charles Etienne Guillaume Blandin de)

Chalbos (Alexis)

Born: 6 March 1736
Chef de Brigade: 8 March 1793
General de Division: 6 May 1793
Died: 17 March 1803

Chambarlhac de Laubespin (Jacques Antoine de)

Chambarlhiac (Dominique Andre)

Born: 17 May 1754
Chef de Brigade: 21 March 1795
General de Brigade: 1 February 1805
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 15 August 1806
Baron of the Empire: 6 October 1810
Died: 4 August 1823

Chambon (Francois)

Born: 20 August 1744
General de Brigade: 30 September 1793
Died: 9 September 1793 (Killed at the combat of Chatillon)

Chambonas (Scipion Charles Victor de la Garde de)

Born: 15 May 1750
Colonel: 2 August 1789
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Died: February 1830

Chambonas de Peyrault (Jean Marie Hector Crottier de)

Born: ?
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Died: ?

Chambers (Louis Joseph Baptiste de Laboessiere de)

Born: 31 January 1756
Marechal de Camp: 1 March 1791
Marechal de Camp: 27 July 1807 (In the service of Portugal)
Died: 20 February 1840

Chamorin (Vital Joachim)

Champeaux (Pierre Clement de)

Born: 24 May 1767
Chef de Brigade : 8 March 1793
Chef de Brigade : 27 March 1797 (7e bis Regiment de Hussards)
General de Brigade: 15 May 1800
Died: 28 July 1800 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Marengo)

Championnet (Jean Etienne Vachier, dit)

Born: 13 April 1762
Chef de Brigade: 1 September 1793
General de Brigade: 6 February 1794
General de Division: 10 June 1794
Died: 9 January 1800

Champmorin (Felix Marie Pierre Chesnon de)

Born: 1 December 1736
General de Brigade: 7 September 1792
Died: ?

Champollon (Gaspard Adrien Bonnet du Louvat de)�

Born: 15 January 1737
Colonel: 12 July 1792
General de Brigade: 26 March 1793
Died: 12 March 1810

Chamron (Claude Souchon de Chameron, ou)

Born: 29 June 1729
Colonel: 16 May 1792 (7e Regiment d'Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: 12 April 1794 (Executed)

Chamvert (Francois d� Hillaire de)

Born: 17 June 1731
Marechal de Camp: 1 February 1793
Died: ?

Chancel (Jean Nestor de)

Born: 1 March 1753
Marechal de Camp: 21 October 1792
General de Division: 11 September 1793
Died: 6 March 1794 (Executed)

Chanez (Jean Baptiste Hector)

Born: 11 April 1746
Chef de Brigade: 14 August 1795
General de Brigade: 2 February 1796
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 5 February 1814
Died: 30 March 1825

Chanlatte (Antoine)

Born: 1749
Chef de Brigade: September 1793
General de Brigade: 24 October 1795
Died: 16 November 1815

Chapsal (Jean Antoine)

Born: 29 September 1753
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 30 June 1793
General de Brigade: 12 November 1793
General de Division 11 October 1794
Died: 1 April 1834

Chapt de Rastignac (Antoine)

Chapuy (Rene Bernard Chapuis, dit)

Born: 18 June 1746
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 18 April 1793
General de Brigade: 12 September 1793
Died: 15 April 1809

Charbonie ou Charbonnier (Louis)

Born: 9 October 1754
General de Brigade: 14 November 1793
General de Division: 28 January 1794
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 2 June 1833

Charbonnel (Joseph Claude Marie)

Charlery (Alexis Antoine)

Born: 30 July 1752
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 26 June 1793
General de Brigade: 28 November 1793
Died: 8 March 1829

Charlet (Etienne)

Born: 8 April 1756
Chef de Brigade: 8 September 1793
General de Brigade: 4 October 1793
General de Division: 23 December 1793
Died: 27 November 1795 (Died of wounds received at� the battle of Loano)

Charlot (Hugues)

Charnotet (Jean Baptiste)

Charpentier (Henri Francois Marie)

Born: 23 June 1769
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 2 February 1794
General de Brigade: 5 April 1799
General de Division: 16 February 1804
Count of the Empire: 14 February 1810
Died: 14 October 1831

Charras (Joseph)

Charriere (Jean Louis)

Charton (Joachim)

Charton (Charles Francois)

Born: 16 November 1765
General de Brigade: 26 May 1795
Died: 12 September 1796 (Killed at the combat of Castellaro)

Chartongne (Claude Louis)

Chartrand (Jean Hyacinthe Sebastien)

Chasot (Jean Pierre Francois de)

Born: 11 February 1739
Marechal de Camp: 26 May 1790
Lieutenant General: 7 September 1792
Died: 19 October 1797

Chasse (David Henri de)

Born: 18 March 1765
Colonel: 1803 (2e Regiment d'Infanterie Legere Hollandaise)
General de Brigade: 11 November 1810
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 25 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 30 June 1811
Died: 2 May 1849

Chasseloup - Laubat (Francois de)

Born: 18 August 1754
Chefd de Brigade: 8 November 1794
General de Brigade: 21 February 1797
General de Division: 18 September 1799
Count of the Empire: 7 June 1808
Died: 6 October 1833

Chassereaux (Thomas Jean)

Chastanier de Burac (Joachim)

Born: 18 June 1752
Colonel: 4 May 1793 (Legion de la Fraternite)
General de Brigade: 12 June 1793
Died: 8 August 1814

Chastel (Louis Pierre Aime)

Chastellet (Achille Francois de)

Chateauneuf - Randon (Alexandre Paul Guerin de Joyeuse de)

Born: 18 October 1757
Colonel: 25 September 1792 (Legion du Midi)
General de Brigade: 5 May 1793
General de Division: 13 June 1795
Died: 22 October 1827

Chaudron - Rousseaux (Pierre Guillaume)

Born: 15 November 1775
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 22 November 1808
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 15 June 1804
Died: 5 March 1811 (Killed at battle of Chiclana)

Chauvel (Francois Pierre Alexandre)

Chazeau - Duteil (Jacques)
Born: 3 February 1748
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 12 May 1795
General de Brigade: 28 October 1795
Died: 22 July 1812

Chemineau (Jean)

Cherin (Louis Nicolas Hyacinthe)

Born: 21 October 1762
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 15 May 1793
General de Brigade: 13 June 1795
Died: 8 June 1799

Chermont (Dominique Prosper de)

Chevalier (Pierre)

Chevalier (Jacques Francois)

Born: 6 October 1741
Colonel: 24 September 1792
General de Brigade: 5 May 1794
Died: 18 April 18141814

Chevalleau de Boisragon (Jean Armand)

Born: 18 October 1736
Marechal de Camp: 15 May 1788
Died: ?

Chevigne (Augustin Rene Christophe de)

Born: 11 July 1737
Colonel: 3 February 1770 (Grenadiers de France)
Marechal de Camp: 9 March 1788
Lieutenant General: 20 March 1792
Died: 11 November 1805

Chlopicki de Necznia (Gregoire Joseph)

Choisy (Claude Gabriel de)

Born: 27 January 1723
Marechal de Camp: 5 December 1781
Lieutenant General: 20 May 1791
Died: ?

Choisy (Jacques Robert Souslier de)

Chouard (Claude Louis)

Chretien (Guillaume Xavier)

Born: 1 June 1756
Chef de Brigade: 29 September 1793
General de Brigade: 28 January 1794
Died: ?

Christiani (Joseph)

Christophe (Nicolas Francois)

Claparede (Michel Marie)

Born: 28 August 1770
General de Brigade: 5 August 1802
General de Division: 8 October 1808
Count of the Empire: 19 March 1808
Died: 23 October 1842

Clark (George Rogers)

Born: 19 November 1752
Colonel: ? (Regiment d�Illlinois)
Brigadier General: ?
General de Brigade: 26 November 1796
Died: 13 February 1818

Clarke (Henry Jacques Guillaume)

Born: 17 October 1765
General de Brigade: 19 May 1793
General de Division: 7 December 1795
Grand Eagle of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 August 1809
Comte de Huneberg: 24 April 1809
Duc de Feltre: 15 August 1809
Died: 28 October 1818

Clauzel (Bertrand)

Born: 12 September 1772
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 5 February 1799
General de Division: 25 September 1802
Baron of the Empire: 11 June 1810
Died: 21 April 1842

Clavel (Pierre)

Clemencet (Louis)

Born: 30 January 1747
General de Brigade: 30 November 1794
Died: 23 May 1805

Clement (Claude)

Born: 2 December 1757
Chef de Brigade: 13 December 1796 (58e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne)
Chef de Brigade: 22 January 1797 (29e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie Legere)
General de Brigade: 12 November 1798
Died: 20 May 1802

Clement (Gabriel Joseph)

Born: 29 August 1766
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 2 November 1793
General de Brigade: 26 September 1799
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 2 August 1812 (Killed in a duel)

Clement de la Ronciere (Francois Marie)

Clerc (Joseph Theodore)

Born: 17 September 1758
Chef de Brigade: 18 July 1795
General de Brigade: 25 September 1793 (Refused the promotion)
Died: 16 February 1826

Clervaux (Augustin)

Born: ?
General de Brigade: 30 July 1802
Died: ?

Closen (Jean Christophe Louis Frederic Ignace de)

Coayllet (Jean Francois )

Born: 18 May 1748
General de Brigade: 22 September 1793
Died: 26 June 1806

Cochois (Antoine Christophe)

Coehorn (Louis Jacques de)

Born: 16 January 1771
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 20 August 1799
General de Brigade: 21 March 1807
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 30 April 1809
Baron of the Empire: 19 March 1808
Died: 29 October 1813 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Leipzig)

Coincy (Jean Baptiste de la Riviere de Montreuil de)

Born: 8 August 1709
Colonel: 28 October 1750 (Regiment de Piemont)
Marechal de Camp: 20 February 1761
Lieutenant General: 1 March 1780
Died: 20 June 1797

Colas (Jacques)

Born: 16 December 1727
General de Brigade: 14 April 1794
Died: ?

Colaud (Claude Sylvestre)

Born: 12 December 1754
Colonel: 26 January 1793 (Legion du Centre)
General de Brigade: 4 May 1793
General de Division: 20 September 1793
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 26 April 1808
Died: 4 December 1819

Colbert (Louis Pierre Alphonse de)

Colbert Chabanais (Pierre David, dit Edouard de)

Colbert de Chabanais (Auguste Francois Marie de)

Coliny (Francois)

Born: 22 May 1748
General de Brigade: 31 October 1793
Died: 3 February 1819

Collaert (Jean Antoine de)

Born: 13 June 1761
Colonel: 13 July 1795 (Regiment de Hussards Bataves)
Colonel: 18 July 1803 (1er Regiment de Hussards Bataves)
Colonel General: 8 May 1808 (Gardes du Roi)
General de Brigade: 2 January 1811 (In the service of France)
General Major: 26 March 1815
Lieutenant General: 21 April 1815
Died: 17 June 1816 (Of wounds received at the battle of Waterloo)

Colle (Jean Theodore)

Colli-Ricci (Louis Leonard Antoine Joseph Gaspard Venance de)

Born: 23 March 1760
Colonel: 5 December 1795
General de Brigade: 5 May 1799
General de Division: 14 September 1802
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 31 March 1809

Collot (George Henry Victor)

Born: 21 March 1750
Marechal de Camp: 13 December 1791
Died: 13 May 1805

Colomb (Joseph Antoine)

Colomb (Pierre)

Combelle (Jean Antoine Francois)

Combez (Jean Francois)

Combis (Jacques Jean Stanislas)

Born: 22 May 1752
Marechal de Camp: 1 July 1792
Died: 9 October 1808

Commaire (Marc Antoine)

Born: 4 January 1755
General de Brigade: 30 July 1793
General de Division: 30 September 1793
Died: 10 March 1794

Commes (Jean Andre)

Born:� 26 December 1762
Chef de Brigade:12 September 1797
General de Brigade: 3 July 1799
Died: 31 March 1804

Compans (Jean Dominique)

Born: 26 June 1769
General de Brigade: 23 June 1799
General de Division: 23 October 1806
Count of the Empire: 24 June 1808
Died: 10 November 1845

Compere (Louis Fursy Henri)

Born: 16 January 1768
Chef de Brigade: 24 January 1794
General de Brigade: 1 May 1794
General de Division: 1 March 1807
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 27 March 1833

Compere (Claude Antoine)

Born: 21 May 1774
Colonel: 30 October 1807 (Grenadiers de la Garde du Roi de Naples)
General de Brigade: 24 December 1808 (In the service of Naples)
General de Division: 21 November 1809
Colonel General: 2 March 1810 (Garde Royale Napolitaine)
General de Brigade: 10 January 1810 (In the service of France)
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 2 September 1812
Died: 7 September 1812 (Killed at the battle of Borodino)

Conigliano-Carenthal (Jacques Marie Joseph)

Born: 6 October 1751
Colonel: 1 November 1792 (6e Regiment de Cavalerie)
Marechal de Camp: 8 March 1793
Died: 9 March 1795 (Died of wounds)

Conroux (Nicolas Francois)

Constantini (Vincent Marie)

Corbineau (Claude Louis Constant Esprit Juvenal)

Corbineau (Jean Baptiste Juvenal)

Corda (Joseph)

Born: 26 November 1773
General de Brigade: 6 November 1810
Baron of the Empire: 7 June 1808
Died: 16 November 1843

Cordellier Delanque (Etienne Jean Francois)

Born: 29 April 1767
General de Brigade: 3 September 1793
General de Division: 1 October 1793
Died: 10 July 1845

Corderan (Andre Francois)

Corsin (Andre Philippe)

Cosson (Antoine Alexandre)

Born: 9 November 1766
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 5 March 1794
General de Brigade: 29 May 1806
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 11 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 11 August 1808
Died: 9 January 1839

Coucourt (Justin Theodore)

Couin (Joseph Christophe)

Couloumy (Annet Antoine)

Courpon (Jean Guillaume)

Born: 30 August 1729
General de Brigade: 26 April 1793
Died: 26 July 1794

Courte de Bonvoisin (Roch Joseph Laurent Hyacinthe Corte dit)

Born: 17 October 1761
Chef de Brigade: 17 September 1800 (In the service of Piemont)
General de Brigade: 25 March 1801 (In the service of Piemont)
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 15 July 1810
Died: 29 August 1832

Courten (Jean Antoine Ardien de)

Born: 23 October 1725
Colonel: 19 July 1767
Marechal de Camp: 1 January 1784
Died: ?

Courtot (Pierre Antoine)

Born: 20 November 1760
Ched de Brigade: 24 September 1793
General de Brigade: 2 November 1793
General de Division: 9 April 1794
Died: 2 January 1829

Coustard de Saint-Lo (Guy)

Born: 12 August 1748
Marechal de Camp: 15 September 1792
General de Division: 15 May 1793
Member of the Legion d'Honneur : 14 June 1804
Died: 19 November 1825

Cousteau de Labarrere (Anne Joseph Francois)

Born: 30 September 1729
General de Brigade: 13 October 1794
Died: 15 November 1802

Coutard (Louis Francois)

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Born: 20 May 1767
General de Brigade: 29 August 1813
Died: 23 July 1841

Creutzer (Charles Auguste)

Born: 1 April 1780
General de Brigade: 4 August 1813
Died: 21 September 1832

Crevoisier (Jean Ignace)

Born: 1735
General de Brigade: 25 October 1793
Died: ?

Crillon (Louis Pierre Nolasque de Balbis de Berton de)

Born: 12 December 1742
Colonel: 4 August 1771 (Regiment provincial de Montpelleier)
Colonel: 18 April 1776 (Regiment d�Agenois-Infanterie)
Colonel: 11 November 1776 (Regiment d�Aquitaine-Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 1 January 1784
Lieutenant General: 13 January 1792
Died: 29 April 1806

Crillon (Felix Francois Dorothee Balbis de Berton de)

Born: 22 July 1748
Colonel: 1 February 1763
Colonel: 24 March 1769 (Grenadiers de France)
Colonel: 7 August 1778 (Regiment d�Bretagne-Infanterie)
Marechal de Camp: 1 January 1784
Lieutenant General: 1 February 1792
Died: 27 January 1820

Croiset (Arnold)

Born: 8 August 1753
Colonel: 14 July 1797
General Major: 8 December 1807
General de Brigade: 11 Novenber 1810 (In the service of France)
Died: 1826

Crouzat (Joseph Crausat)

Born: 25 February 1739
General de Brigade: 22 September 1793
Died: 26 April 1824

Crublier dit D'Opterre (Henri)

Born: 26 October 1739
General de Brigade: 9April 1795
Died: 31 March 1799

Crussol d'Ambroise (Anne Emmanuel Georges de)

Born: 30 May 1726
Marechal de Camp: 25 July 1762
Lieutenant General: 1 March 1780
Died: 26 July 1794 (Executed)

Cugnot d'Aubigny (Nicolas)

Born: 16 February 1745
Colonel: 9 June 1792 (17e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 14 April 1794
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 23 June 1810
Baron of the Empire: 12 April 1813
Died: 1 November 1821

Curely (Jean Nicolas)

Born: 26 May 1774
Colonel: 17 August 1813 (10e Regiment de Hussards)
General de Brigade: 13 February 1814
Member of the Legion d'Honneur : 4 March 1806
Died: 19 November 1827

Curial (Philibert Jean Baptiste Francois)

Curto (Jean Baptiste Theodore)

Custine de Sarreck (Adam Philippe de)

Born: 4 February 1742
Marechal de Camp: 5 December 1781
Lieutenant General: 6 October 1791
Died: 28 August 1793

 

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