French Revolution By diantec Mar 23, 1774 Louis XVI Louis XVI takes the throne at the age of 19. He was well intentioned but weak leader who was often dominated by his wife Marie Antoinette Period: Dec 18, 1774 to Dec 23, 1795 French Revolution Mar 23, 1789 Louis XVI Louis Government is about to go bankrupt, cause of bad harvest. The National Assembly is formed. Jul 14, 1789 Bastile The people in paris storm the bastile a much hated prison. The French Revolution had begun. Aug 25, 1789 N.A Adoption National Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizens. Gurantee the rights of "liberty, property, security, and resistance to oppression", to all people Oct 31, 1789 The Great Fear The peasants thought that the nobles were sending people out to terrorize them. So they rioted. Stormed versailles and demanded that louis and Marie come to paris. Sep 27, 1791 National Assembly N.A disbanded so the new Legislative Assembly can take over. Creates a Constitutional monarchy Dec 19, 1791 The Revolution Leaders The Revolution leaders start to turn on each other. Jun 23, 1792 Austria and Prussia Supported Louis XVI sent troops to Paris. Aug 10, 1792 20,000 20,000 parisians invade the Royal Palace. Louis wife and family is imprisoned Sep 21, 1792 The National Convention The National Convention abolishes the Monarchy and declares France a Republic. Dec 31, 1792 Louis Death No longer king. Tried for treason and found guilty and sentenced to death Feb 12, 1793 Joining Together GB, Holland, and Spain join Prussia and Austria and fighting France. Jun 12, 1793 Maximillian Max. sets out to gather power. Becomes leader of the commitee. Jul 12, 1793 Robespierre He governed France nearly as a dictator. This period became known as the "Reign of Terror". Oct 13, 1793 Mary Mary Antionette was executed. Jul 15, 1794 Rob Rob was executed. Jan 12, 1795 Napoleon Two houses legislature on an executive body of five men. Napoleon Bonaporte chosen.