The French Revolution

Major Events that happened before and after the French Revolution

During the Revolution

Louis XVI convokes Etat-general

1788

He convokes the general on his former finance minister.

Opening of the Etat-general at Versailles

1789

Civil Constitution

1790

Civil constitution, involving the Church to the civil Goverment, by Louis XVI.

Food Riots in Paris

1791

France Declares War on Holland and Britain

1793

C.P.S

1793

Committee of Public Safety is made

Festival of Leberty

1793

"Law of Suspects" initiates the Terror

1793

Execution of Louis XVI

1793

Republican Calendar decreed

1793

Robespierre becomes Dictator

1794

Decree of new religion

1794

Robespierre decrees the new religion of the Supreme Being (execution of all the popular leaders)

White Terror instituted in the South

1795

Royalists attempt to Coup

1795

Napoleon Bonaparte Makes his name with the first grapeshot

1795

Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of French Army in Italy

1796

Bonaparte named "First Consul" is not the effective dictator

1799

Napoleon consecrated as Emperor

1804