Illustrated Timeline

Events

Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette

1774

Become King and Queen

Estates General Meets

1789

National Assembly Formed

June, 1789

Tennis Court Oath

June 20, 1789

Storming of the Bastille

July 14, 1789

The Signing of the Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen

August, 1789

Legislative Assembly Created

1791 - 1792

National Convention Formed

1792 - 1795

France becomes republic

Louis XVI Executed

January, 1793

Committee of Public Safety Established

April, 1793

Reign of Terror

September, 1793 - July, 1794

France Ruled by the Directory

November, 1795 - November, 1799