French rev.

Main

Seven Years War

1756 - 1763

Accession of Louis XVI

1774

France enters the American war of Independance

1781

Calling the Assembly of Notables

1786

Calonne's proposed reform of the tax system

1786

Political crisis where Louis exiled the Parlement of Paris

1786

Start of a severe food and economic crisis anfter a terrible winter

1788 - 1789

France declared bankrupt

1788

Brienne and Louis agree to summon the Estates General

1788