French Rev Timeline

French Revolution

Assembly of Notables

1787

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Meeting of the Estates General

5/5/1789

Tennis Court Oath

6/20/1789

Fall of the Bastille

7/14/1789

Renunciation of noble privileges

8/4/1789

Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen

8/26/1789

Women's March to Versailles

10/5/1789 - 10/6/1789

Flight to Varennes

June 20, 1791

Legislative Assembly

October 1791

War breaks out

April 1792

France declared a republic

September 1792

The Reign of Terror

1793 - 1794

Louis XVI executed

January 1793

The Directory

1795 - 1799

Napoleon

The Italian Campaign

1796 - 1798

The Age of Napoleon

1796 - 1815

The Egyptian Campaign

1798

Napoleon's coup d'état

1799

Concordat with the Roman Catholic Church

1801

Peace of Amiens

1802

Napoleon crowned emperor

1804


Napoleon crowned himself emperor at the Notre Dame de Paris.

Napoleonic Code

1804

Battle of Austerlitz

1805

Treaty with Russia

1807

Napoleon's Continential System imposed

1807

Invasion of Russia

1812

Napoleon exiled to Elba

1814

Battle of Waterloo

1815

Death of Napoleon

1821