The Society of Thirty, a group of liberal nobles in favour of constitutional reform, is formed at Versailles
Made by National Assembly vowing: "not to separate, and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established".
The state prison was attacked by an angry and aggressive mob. The prison had become a symbol of the monarchy's dictatorial rule, and the event became one of the defining moments in the Revolution that followed.
A feeling of panic was spread over the people at the start of The French Revolution.
The rights of the Nobility and Clergy were swept away when feudalism was abolished.
The Declaration of the Rights of Man was a statement to the aristocracy of the public's disdain for specific policies and would eventually become the essence of the preamble to the Constitution of 1791.
Assignats were paper money issued by the National Assembly in France from 1789 to 1796, during the French Revolution, to address imminent bankruptcy.
A law passed as an attempt to reorganize the Roman Catholic Church in France on a national basis.
A decree of the National Constituent Assembly requires all clergymen to swear an oath to the Civil Constitution of the Clergy.
A group of 400 armed nobles invade the Tuileries to protect the king. The nobles were disarmed by Lafayette and the National Guard.
It was an attempted escape by the Royal Family to reach Austria. However, it was unsuccessful. The plan from the Royal family was originally to launch a counter-revolution from Austria. Plans, however, were changed once the Royal family was captured.
The Jacobins held a demonstration on the Champ de Mars in Paris to gain signatures for their petition. A contingent of National Guard soldiers, led by General Lafayette, fired on the crowd, killing at least fifty.
The Declaration of Pillnitz was a statement issued by the rulers of Austria and Prussia in 1792 to try and both support the French monarchy and forestall a European war as a result of the French Revolution.
The storming of the Tuileries Palace by the National Guard of the Paris Commune and fédérés from Marseille and Brittany caused the fall of the French monarchy.
The September Massacres were a wave of killings in Paris and other cities during the French Revolution. There was a fear that foreign and royalist armies would attack Paris and that the inmates of the city's prisons would be freed and join them.
The Legislative Assembly is dissolved and replaced by the National Convention.
In Revolutionary France, the Legislative Assembly votes to abolish the monarchy and establish the First Republic. The measure came one year after King Louis XVI reluctantly approved a new constitution that stripped him of much of his power.
King Louis XVI is executed, guillotined in the Place de la Révolution in Paris.
The Vendée was a province in western France -and the epicentre of the largest counter-revolutionary uprising of the French Revolution.
Girondins in the National Convention establish a committee, the Commission of Twelve, to investigate anti-government activity in the Paris Commune and sections.
Jean-Paul Marat was a French politician, physician, and journalist, a leader of the radical Montagnard faction during the French Revolution. He was assassinated in his bath by Charlotte Corday, a young Girondin conservative.
Its purpose was to purge France of enemies of the Revolution and protect the country from foreign invaders
A period of extreme violence during the French Revolution, last weeks of which are sometimes referred to as the Red Terror or Great Terror
Georges Jacques Danton was a leading figure in the early stages of the French Revolution, in particular as the first president of the Committee of Public Safety.
A French lawyer and politician, one of the best known and most influential figures associated with the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror.