Chapter 19 Timeline

The French Revolution

Assembly of Notables

1787

Great Fear

1789

National Assembly

1789 - 1791

Meeting of Estates General

May 5, 1789

Formation of National Assembly

June 17, 1789

Tennis Court Oath

June 20, 1789

Fall of the Bastille

July 14, 1789

Abolition of Feudalism

August 4, 1789

Declaration of the Rights of Man & the Citizen

August 26, 1789

Women's March to Versailles & the King's return to Paris

October 5, 1789 - October 6, 1789

Civil Constitution of the Clergy

July 12, 1790

Legislative Assembly

1791 - 1792

Flight of the King

June 20, 1791 - June 21, 1791

Declaration of Pillnitz

August 27, 1791

National Convention

1792 - 1795

France Declares War on Austria

April 20 1792

Attack on the Royal Palace

August 10, 1792

Abolition of the Monarchy

September 21, 1792

Execution of the King

January 21, 1793

Universal Mobilization of the Nation

August 23, 1793

Execution of Rebespierre

July 28, 1794

Directory

1795 - 1799

Constitution of 1795 is adopted

August 22,1795

The Napoleonic Era

Napoleon as First Consul

1799 - 1804

Concordat with Catholic Church

1801

Peace of Amiens

1802

Emperor Napoleon I

1804 - 1815

Battle of Ulm (defeat of Austria)

1805

Battle of Austerlitz (defeat of Russia)

1805

Battle of Trafalgar (Naval defeat of Napoleon's forces)

1805

Continental System Established

1806

Battles of Jena and Auesrstadt ( defeat of Prussia)

1807

Battles of Eylau and Friedland (defeat of Russia)

1807

Invasion of Russia

1812

War of Liberation

1813 - 1814

Exile to Elba

1814

Battle of Waterloo; Exile to Saint Helena

1815

Death of Napoleon

1821