French Revolution

Main

Estates-General called by king

5/5/1789

Oath of the Tennis Court

6/10/1789

Storming of the Bastille

7/14/1789

Constitutional Monarchy established

1791

royal family arrested

August 1792

September Massacres

September 1792

Committee of Public Safety

1793

Reign of Terror

1793 - 1794

king is executed

1793

French Directory

1795 - 1799

Napoleon overthrows the Directory

1799