Major France Wikipedia

Major general - Wikipedia.

Major general (abbreviated MG, maj. gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries. It is derived from the older rank of sergeant major general.The disappearance of the "sergeant" in the title explains the apparent confusion of a lieutenant general outranking a major general, whereas a major outranks a lieutenant. [better source needed]In the Commonwealth and in ....!&&p=f6f365602fbc38dfJmltdHM9MTY2MDY1NTgxMSZpZ3VpZD0zMWYzOTBiYi0xZTBlLTQwZmYtYTBkOS02NjM3ZWQxNDllNTQmaW5zaWQ9NTA5Mw&ptn=3&hsh=3&fclid=b0a7bf69-1d65-11ed-ac15-044b5b0c58a0&u=a1aHR0cHM6Ly9lbi53aWtpcGVkaWEub3JnL3dpa2kvTWFqb3JfZ2VuZXJhbA&ntb=1.