french revolution timeline

French Revolution

The Estates General

May 5 1789

The Tennis Court Oath

June 17, 1789

Fall of the Bastille

July 14, 1789

The Great Fear

July 19 1789 - August 3, 1789

Declaration of Rights of Man & Citizen

August 27,1789

The Bread March

October 5 1789

Departments Created

March 4, 1790

Civil Constitution of the Clergy

July 12, 1790

Louis (and family) attempt to escape

June 21, 1791

The Legislative Assmbly

October 1, 1791 - September 1792

War Declared on Austria

April 20, 1792

The National Convention

September 20, 1792 - October 26, 1795

Louis XVI guillotined

January 21, 1793

Robespierre joins the Committee of Public Safety

July 27, 1793

Levee en Masse

August 16, 1793

The Terror

September 5, 1793 - July 28, 1794

The White Terror

1794

Cult of the Supreme Being

May 7, 1794

The Thermidorean Reaction

July 27, 1794

The Directory

November 2, 1795 - November 10, 1799

Napoleon's coup

November 9, 1799