Revolution and Napoleonic Period

Main

theDirectory is installed

1789

King Louis calls the Estate General

May 5, 1789

Tennis Court Oath

June 1789

Storming of the Bastle

July 14, 1789

the Great Fear in Countryside

July 20, 1789

The Bread March on Versailles

August 5, 1789

tThe National Assembly adopts

8/26/1789

Declatation of the rights of Man and the Citizen

Consitution

1791

Constitution of 1791 sets up a limited constitutional monarchy in France

Louis XVI is executed

1/21/1793

Rosbespierre's Reign of Terror

9/5/1793

Napoleon is declared First Consul

1799

Napoleonic Period

Napoleon's coup d'etat, overthrowing the Directory

1799

Napoleon is declared Emperor

1804

Battle at Cape Trafalgar

8/21/1805

The Continental System is implemented

10/21/1806

Napoleon is defeated in Russia

1812

Napoleon is deated in Leipzig

1813

Napoleon is exiled to Elba

4/1814

Napoleon is defeated at Waterloo

6/18/1815

Napoleon is exiled to St. Helena

6/22/1815

Legislative Assembly

3/20/1972

Declares war on Austria