Napoleon rose through the military during the french revolution. After seizing political power in France
The royal treasury is empty
1789 - 1799
The royal treasury is declared empty, and the Parlement of Paris, an assembly of nobles, refuses to reform the tax system or loan the Crown more money.
The Meeting of the Estates General
5 May 1789 - 1799
the King Louis XVI called a meeting of the Estates General. It was the first meeting of the Estates General, He called the meeting because the French government was having financial problems.
The Tennis Court Oath
June 20th, 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". It was a pivotal event in the French
The Storming of the Bastille
July 14, 1789
The Storming of the Bastille occurred in Paris, France. The medieval armory, fortress, and political prison known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the centre of Paris.
Women's March On Versailles
October 5 1789 - Oct 6 1789
Women's March on Versailles, also known as the October March on Versailles, was one of the earliest and most significant events of the French Revolution.
The Reign of Terror
September 5, 1793 - July 28, 1794
The reign of terror, is a period during the french revolution, it was established in which multiple massacres and public executions occurred in response.
Napoleon's Empire Collapses
Napoleon surrendered and gave up the French throne, ending his reign.
The Congress of Vienna
1814 - 1815
The Congress of Vienna was a meeting of ambassadors of European states.