A parisian mob broke down the gates of the gates of ancient fortress known as Bastille, marking the beginning of the french revolution.
A angry mob of 7,000 working women armed with pitchforks and other weapons marched in the rain from Paris to Verdilles.
King Louis XVI of France, his queen Marie Antoinette unsuccessfully try to escape from Paris, they escaped only as far as the far town of Varennes
In the spring France declares war on Prussia and Austria, which responded with a coordinated invasion of the country that was eventually turned back at the Battle of Valmy.
Three years after the attack of Bastille, the people of Paris take King Louis XVI and his family hostage .
The execution of Louis XVI, by means of guillotine, took place at the Place de la Revolution in Paris
The Reign of Terrors purpose was to purge France of enemies of the Revolution and protect the country from foreign invaders.
When Robespierre sent his fellow citizens and friends to the guillotine.
The Revolution lasted from 1789 to 1799. It led the end of monarchy and many wars. It ended when Napoleon Bonaparte took power in November 1799