French Revolution

Timeline created by ROMIX
  • Call of the Estates Generals

    Call of the Estates Generals
    Louis XVI calls all the noble and estates generals for a meeting. This estates since late time has more than 150 years. He called the meeting because the French government was having financial problems.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    Louis XVI against change conference to citizen conference. So the other citizens created their own meeting. The swear if they don't change the law they won't dissolve. This is the beginning of the French Revolution.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    People attack the state prison Bastille. The prison had become a symbol of the Monarchy's dictatorial rule. This attack shows the explore of the French Revolution. This day became French National Day.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man

    Declaration of the Rights of Man
    The document appears during the French Revolution. It talks about every man is equal under the law. This law doesn't talk about women and child. This shows the equal of man doesn't affect by their statue.
  • March on Versailles

    March on Versailles
    Parisian market women lead a march on Versailles to protest about scarcity and high price of bread. We can see the too high price of French food. This became liberalism and revolutionary symbolic activity.
  • Civil Constitution of the Clergy

    Civil Constitution of the Clergy
    This is a law to Catholicism. This caused the immediate subordination of the Catholic Church in France to the French government. Even this work has already done in the law before.
  • Royal Family attempts to flee

    Royal Family attempts to flee
    A significant episode in the French Revolution in which King Louis XVI of France. Louis XVI and his family want to leave Pairs, but catch back. They been sent to Pairs and Louis XVI has been faced to trial.
  • Reign of Terror

    Reign of Terror
    The reign of terror continuous for ten months. The revolutionaries kill all the people against them. During this time they execute thousands of people. This is caused by conflict between two political parties the Jacobins, and the Girondins
  • Execution of the King

    Execution of the King
    This is the execution of the Louis XVI. During the vote, almost all the people agree to execute him. He kills by the guillotine made by himself.
  • Execution of Robespierre

    Execution of Robespierre
    After a year of harsh rule by Robespierre, many of the revolutionary leaders had against him. They arrested him and execute him. This is the end of reign of terror.