Napoleon Bonaparte, also known as Napoleon I, was a French military leader and emperor who conquered much of Europe in the early 19th century.
The Meet of the Estate General
It was the first meeting of the Estates General called since 1614. He called the meeting because the French government was having financial problems.
The Tennis Court Oath
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".
The Storming of the Bastille
The medieval armory, fortress, and political prison known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the centre of Paris.
The Reign of Terror
September 1793 - July 1794
The Reign of Terror begins when Robespierre declares Terror "the order of the day." This marks the beginning of almost two years of repressing perceived enemies of the Revolution.
Napoleon's Empire Collapses
Napoleon surrendered and gave up the French throne, ending his reign. Napoleon had a great desired to defeat Britain. Even though he had conquered most of Europe.
The Congress of Vienna
November 1814 - June 1815
Vienna Congress, was a meeting of ambassadors of European states chaired by Austrian statesman Klemens von Metternich. It began in September 1814, five months after Napoleon I’s first abdication and completed its “Final Act” in June 1815,