He is also known as the "Sun King" and ruled from 1643 until his death. Louis XIV fought three important war in world history: the Franco-Dutch War, the War of the League of Augsburg, and the War of the Spanish Succession. He also let French become on of the most powerful country at that time and spent a lot of money on wars and built parties.
The War of the Austrian Succession involved most of the powers of Europe over the question of Maria Theresa's succession to the Habsburg Monarchy.
He was the last King of France and Navarre before the French Revolution.
She married Louis XVI in 17770 and became the Queen of France from 1774 to 1791.
in France of the pre-Revolutionary monarchy, the representative assembly of the three “estates,” or orders of the realm: the clergy and nobility—which were privileged minorities—and a Third Estate, which represented the majority of the people.
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, passed by France's National Constituent Assembly in August 1789, is a fundamental document of the French Revolution and in the history of human and civil rights.
On 20 June 1789, the members of the French Estates-General for the Third Estate, who had begun to call themselves the National Assembly, took the Tennis Court Oath, vowing "not to separate, and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established." It was a pivotal event in the early days of the French Revolution.
The Storming of the Bastille occurred in Paris, France, on the afternoon of 14 July 1789. The medieval fortress, armory, and political prison in Paris known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the center of Paris.
The Women's March on Versailles, also known as The October-March, The October Days, or simply The March on Versailles, was one of the earliest and most significant events of the French Revolution.
The short-lived French Constitution of 1791 was the first written constitution in France, created after the collapse of the absolute monarchy of the Ancien Régime. One of the basic precepts of the revolution was adopting constitutionality and establishing popular sovereignty.
Reign of Terror lasted from September 1793 until the fall of Robespierre in 1794. Its purpose was to purge France of enemies of the Revolution and protect the country from foreign invaders.
He was a French lawyer and politician. He was one of the best-known and most influential figures associated with the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror. Robespierre was executed in 1794.
Directory, French Directoire, the French Revolutionary government set up by the Constitution of the Year III, which lasted four years, from November 1795 to November 1799. It included a bicameral legislature known as the Corps Législatif.
Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. He became the Emperor of France from 1804 to 1814.