French Revolution Timeline

Meeting of estates general

May, 1789

Tennis court oath

June 20, 1789

Storming of the Bastille

July 14, 1789

Reign of terror

September 5, 1793 - July 28, 1794

Rise of Napoleon & creation of an empire

November, 1799 - 1810

Napoleon’s empire collapses

1812 - 1815

Congress of Vienna

September, 1814 - June, 1815