French Revolution

Main

1789

The Esates 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

1790

Departments created

1790

Civil Constitution of the Clergy

July 12, 1790

1791

Louis attempt to Escape

June 20, 1791

The Legislative Assembly

October 1, 1791

1792

War Declared on Austria

April 20, 1792

The National Convention

September 20, 1792 - November 2, 1795

1793

Louis XVI guillotined

January 21, 1793

Robspierre joins the Committee of Public Safety

April 1793

Levee en Masse

August 16,1793

The Terror

September 5, 1793 - July 28, 1794

1794

The White Terror

1794

Cult of the Supreme Being

May 7, 1794

The Thermidorean

July 27, 1794

1775

The Directory

November 2, 1795 - November 10, 1799

1799

Napoleon's coup

1799