The French Revolution

Main

Cult of the Supreme Being

1789 - 1795

The Estates General (May 5)

May 5, 1789

The Tennis Court Oath (June 20)

June 20, 1789

Fall of the Bastille (July 14)

July 14, 1789

The Great Fear

Jul 19, 1789 - Aug 3, 1789

Declaration of Rights of Man & Citizen (Aug 26)

Aug 26, 1789

The Bread March (Oct 5)

Oct 5, 1789

Departments created (Mar 4)

Mar 4, 1790

Civil Constitution of the Clergy (Jul 12)

July 12, 1790

Louis (and family) attempt to escape (June 21)

June 21, 1791

The Legislative Assembly

Oct 1, 1791 - Sept 1792

War Declared on Austria (April 20)

April 20, 1792

The National Convention

Sept 20, 1792 - Oct 26, 1795

Robespierre joins the Committee of Public Safety

1793

The Terror

1793 - 1794

Louis XVI Guillotined (Jan 21)

Jan 21, 1793

Levee en Masse (Aug 23)

Aug 23, 1793

The White Terror

1794

The Thermidorean Reaction (July 27)

July 27, 1794

The Directory

1795 - 1799

Napoleon's Coup

1799