French Revolution

Events

The Estates General Meets

May 5, 1789

The Tennis Court Oath

June 20, 1789

Storming of the Bastille

July 14, 1789

National Assembly issues the Declaration

August 26, 1789

March to the Palace of Versailles

October 5, 1789

Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette attempt to flee France

June 21, 1791

Foreign Invaders issue the Brunswick Manifesto

July 25, 1792

Louis XVI is executed

January 21, 1793

Reign of Terror

September 5, 1793 - July 27, 1794

Maximilien Robespierre is executed

July 28, 1794 - 1794

France is ruled by the Directory

November 2, 1795 - November 10, 1799