King Louis XVI called a meeting of the Estates General.He called the meeting because the French government was having financial problems
The Rise of Napoleon and Creation of an Empire
1769 - 1821
He was Born on the island of Corsica.Napoleon rapidly rose through the ranks of the military during the French Revolution.After seizing political power in France in a 1799 coup d'état, he crowned himself emperor in 1804.
The Tenis Court Oath
20 june 1789
Members of the French Third Estate took the Tennis Court Oath, saying "not to separate, and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established"
the Storming of the Bastille
July 14, 1789
The Storming of the Bastille occurred in Paris, France.The medieval army fortress, and political prison known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the center of Paris.
The Regin of Terror
Sep 5, 1793
The Reign of Terror, also known as the terror refers to a period during the French Revolution after the First French Republic was established in which multiple massacres
Napoleon Empire Collapses
11 April 1814
Napoleon's army was destroyed, and other countries saw this weakness in the empire an joined Great Britain to destroyed it . At the end the empire collapses, then Louis XVIII came to throne. One of Napoleon's ridiculous mistakes was to invade Russia in 1812.
The congress of vennia
The Congress of Vienna,also known as the vennia of congress was a meeting of ambassadors of European states chaired by Austrian statesman Klemens von Metternich, and held in Vienna though the delegates had arrived and were already negotiating by late September 1814.