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Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789 - 1814: Dabadie de Bernet to Dazemar

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.

Dabadie de Bernet (Jean Melchior)

Born: 6 January 1748
Chef de Brigade: 27 February 1796
General de Brigade: 8 March 1807
Baron of the Empire: 17 May 1810
Died: 8 March 1820

Daendels (Hermann Wilhelm)

Born: 21 October 1763
General de Brigade: 21 April 1794
General de Division: 30 December 1794
Colonel General: 21 December 1806 (In the service of Holland)
Marechal de Hollande: 16 February 1807
Died: 2 May 1818

Dagobert (Luc Simon Auguste)

Dahlmann (Nicolas)

Born: 7 November 1769
Colonel Major: 18 December 1805 (Chasseurs a Cheval de la Garde Imperiale)
General de Brigade: 30 December 1806
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 10 February 1807 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Eylau)

Dalesme (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 20 June 1763
General de Brigade: 11 September 1793
Baron of the Empire: 23 June 1810
Died: 1832

General Claude Dallemagne

General Claude Dallemagne

Dallemagne (Claude)

Born: 8 November 1754
General de Brigade: 23 December 1793
General de Division: 15 August 1796
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 19 June 1813
Died: 24 June 1813

D�Alton-Shee (Alexandre)    

Damas (Francois Etienne)

Born: 22 June 1764
General de Brigade: 27 November 1793
General de Division: 1 September 1799
Died: 23 December 1828

Dampierre (Auguste Marie Henri Picot)

Dampierre (Achille Pierre Henri Picot de)

Born: 20 August 1775
Colonel: 7 April 1793 (Provisional 3e Regiment de Chasseurs a Cheval)
General de Brigade: 21 May 1802
Died: 30 May 1802

Danglars-Bassignac (Jean)

Born: 5 April 1756
Chef de Brigade: 27 May 1792 (13e Regiment de Cavalerie)
General de Brigade: 30 July 1799
Died: 5 October 1836

Danican (Louis Michel Auguste Theodore, dit)

Born: 28 March 1764
Chef de Brigade: 28 May 1793
General de Brigade: 30 September 1793
Died: 17 December 1848

Danloup-Verdun (Louis)

Born: 15 June 1769
Colonel: 3 May 1808 (2e Regiment d'Infanterie Westphalien)
Colonel: 22 June 1810 (3e Regiment d'Infanterie Westphalien)
Colonel: 1810 (8e Regiment d'Infanterie Westphalien)
General de Brigade: 5 April 1811 (In the service of Westphalia)
General de Division: 17 July 1813 (In the service of Westphalia)
General de Brigade: 8 January 1814 (In the service of France)
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 April 1807
Died: 5 July 1847

Danzel (Andre Charles Emmanuel)

Born: 3 November 1736
General de Brigade: 5 August 1804
Died: 1 November 1811

Dard dit D'Espinay (Louis Gaspard)

Born: 3 February 1753
General de Brigade: 15 September 1793 (Refused the promotion)
Died: 14 July 1808

Dardenne (Charles Ambroise)

Born: 26 October 1756
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade : 13 June 1795
General de Brigade: 26 September 1799
Died: 11 October 1802

Dargiot de la Ferriere (Paul Louis)

Born: 20 September 1745
Colonel: 21 October 1791 (48e Regiment d'Infanterie)
General de Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 1 November 1817

Darmagnac (Jean Barthelemy Claude Toussaint)

Darnaud (Jean Boniface)

Born: 13 May 1751
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 13 October 1793
General de Brigade: 9 June 1794
Died: 10 January 1826

Darnaud (Jacques)

Darnaudat (Henri Pierre)

Born: 11 December 1763
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 27 April 1793
General de Brigade: 23 June 1793
Died: 24 November 1807

Darricau (Augustin)

Darriule (Jean Lucq)

Daultane (Joseph Augustin Fournier de Loysonville)

Born: 18 August 1759
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 1 August 1794
General de Brigade: 5 February 1799
General de Division: 31 December 1806
Died: 7 January 1828

Daumas (Marie Guillaume)

Daumesnil (Pierre)

Born: 14 July 1777
General de Brigade: 2 February 1812
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 March 1806
Died: 17 August 1832

Daurier (Charles)

Born: 29 June 1761
General de Brigade: 8 May 1794
General de Division: 1 April 1814
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 19 January 1812
Died: 29 May 1833

Dauture (Guilhem)

Davaine (Jean Baptiste)

Born: 15 June 1733
Marechal de Camp: 19 February 1793
General de Division: 10 April 1793
Died: 6 March 1799 (Executed)

David (Jean Antoine)

Born: 9 November 1767
General de Brigade: 21 March 1794
Died: 10 September 1799 (Died of wounds received at the battle of Alkmaer)

Davin (Jean)

Born: 15 February 1749
General de Brigade: 23 December 1793
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 17 December 1819

Davisard (Joseph Guillaume)

Born: 14 September 1756
General de Brigade: 19 February 1799
Died: 3 May 1819

Davout (Louis Nicolas)

Born: 10 May 1770
General de Brigade: 25 July 1793
General de Division: 30 July 1793 (refused the promotion)
General de Division: 3 July 1800
Marechal d�Empire: 19 May 1804
Member of the Legion d'Honneur: Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Grand Eagle of the Legion d'Honneur: 2 February 1805
Duc d�Auerstadt: 28 March 1808
Prince d�Eckmuhl: 15 August 1809
Died: 1 June 1823

Davout (Louis Alexandre Edme Francois)

Born: 14 September 1773
Colonel: 6 February 1805
General de Brigade: 6 August 1811
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 7 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 22 November 1808
Died: 3 September 1820

Dazemar (Jean Jacques)

Born: 10 July 1757
Adjudant General Chef de Brigade: 20 May 1794
General de Brigade: 19 October 1799
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 30 June 1811
Died: 31 January 1816

 

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: May 2006

 

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