Modern France

Main

National Convention

1792 - 1795

Directory

1795 - 1799

Consulate

1799 - 1804

First Empire

1804 - 1815

Restoration

1815 - 1830

July Monarchy

1830 - 1848

Second Republic

1848 - 1852

Second Empire

1852 - 1870

Politics

Maupeou remodels parlement

1771 - 1774

Assembly of Notables

1787

Estates-General convoked for 1789

08/08/1788

Payments suspended from Treasury

08/16/1788

Second Assembly of Notables

10/1788 - 12/1788

Doubling of Third Estate

12/27/1788

Elections to Estates-General

02/1789 - 06/1789

Estates-General convene

05/05/1789

National Assembly proclaims national sovereignty

05/17/1789

Tennis Court Oath

05/20/1789

Orders unite

05/27/1789

Abolition of feudalism, privileges, and venality

08/04/1789

Declaration of Rights of Man and the Citizen

08/26/1789

October Days

10/05/1789 - 10/06/1789

Women march to Versailles, king and Assembly move to Paris

Church property nationalized

11/02/1789

Assignats introduced

12/12/1789

Monastic vows forbidden

02/13/1790

Foreign conquests renounced

05/22/1790

Nobility abolished

06/19/1790

Civil Constitution of the Clergy

07/12/1790

Parlements abolished

10/16/1790

Oath of the clergy

11/27/1790

Guilds dissolved

03/02/1791