The Rise of Napoleon and Creation and Creation of An Empire
1789 - 1799
Born on the island of Corsica, Napoleon rapidly rose through the ranks of the military during the French Revolution (1789-1799). After seizing political power in France in a 1799 coup d'état, he crowned himself emperor in 1804.
The Metting of the Estates General
January 24,1789 - June 20,1789
The Estates General of 1789 was a general assembly representing the French estates of the realm: the clergy, the nobility,and he commoners,the last of Estates General Kingdom of France.
The Tennis court Oath
June 20,1789 - 1791
Tennis Court Oath ,vowing" not to separate,and to reassemble wherever circumstances require until the constitution of the Kingdom is established.
The Storming of the Bastille
July 17, 1789
The Storming of the Bastille occurred in Paris, France, on the afternoon of 14 July 1789. The medieval armory, fortress, and political prison known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the centre of Paris.
Reign of Terror
September 5,1793 - july 27, 1794
Period of the French Revolution in which multiple massacres occured.
Napoleon's Empire Collapses
April 11, 1814
Then, Napoleon's army was destroyed, and other countries saw this weakness in the empire an joined Great Britain to destroyed it and at the end the empire collapses. Louis XVIII came to throne. One of Napoleon's ridiculous mistakes was to invade Russia in 1812