French Revolution

1789-1799

Main

The Estates General

1789

The Tennis Court Oath

June 20, 1789

Fall of the Bastille

July 14, 1789

The Great Fear

July 19, 1789 - August 3 1789

Declaration of Rights of Man & Citizen

August 26, 1789

The Bread March

October 5, 1789

Departments Created

1790

Civil Constitution of the Clergy

July 20, 1790

Louis (and family) attempt to escape

June 21, 1791

The Legislative Assembly

October 1, 1791 - September, 1792

War Declared on Austria

April 20, 1792

The National Convention

September 20, 1792 - October 26, 1795

The Terror

1793 - 1794

Louis XVI guillotined

January 21, 1793

Robespierre joins the Committee of Public Safety

July 1793 - July 1794

Levee en Masse

August 16, 1793

The White Terror

1794

Cult of the Supreme Being

May 7, 1794

The Thermidorian Reaction

July 27, 1794

The Directory

November 2, 1795 - November 10, 1799

Napoleon's Coup

November 9, 1799