He was Emperor of the French as Napoleon I from 1804 until 1814 and again briefly in 1815 during the Hundred Days
the meeting of the estates general
jan 24 ,1789 - jun 20,1789
the clergy, the nobility,and the commoners, the last of estates general of the kingdom of france
tennis court oath
june 20, 1789
On 20 June 1789, the members of the French Third Estate took the Tennis Court Oath, vowing "not to separate, and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established".
storming of the bastille
july 14, 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
a period during the French Revolution in which many massacres occurred.
the congress of vienna
September 1814 - November 1814
also called Vienna Congress, was a meeting of ambassadors of European states chaired by Austrian statesman Klemens von Metternich, and held in Vienna from November 1814 to June 1815, though the delegates had arrived and were already negotiating by late September 1814.