French Revolution

Selected events from the French Revolution

Main

The Estates General

5 May 1789 - 23 June 1789

The Tennis Court Oath

20 June 1789

Fall of the Bastille

July 14 1789

Declaration of Rights of Man & Citizen

august 26 1789

The Bread March

october 5 1789

Civil Constitution of the Clergy

12 July 1790

The Legislative Assembly

1 October 1791 - September 1792

The National Convention

20 september 1792 - 26 October 1795

Louis XVI Guillotined

21 january 1793

The Terror

5 september 1793 - 28 july 1794

The Thermidorean Reaction

july 27 1794

The Directory

2 november 1795 - 10 november 1799

Napoleon's Coup

9 november 1799