French Revolution/Age of Napoleon

  • Maximillian Robespierre's execution

    After a year of harsh rule by Robespierre, many of the revolutionary leaders had had enough of the Terror. They turned on Robespierre and had him arrested. He was executed, by guillotine on
  • May 5th 1789 meeting with the estates general

    the heads of each estate of france mat to discuss issues in their lives. because nothing was accomplished, the 3rd estate left the government to make there own government.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    the members of the French Third Estate took the Tennis Court Oath in the tennis court which had been built in 1686 for the use of the Versailles palace.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    The medieval armory, fortress, and political prison known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the centre of Paris.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man

    The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, set by France's National Constituent Assembly in 1789, is a human civil rights document from the French Revolution.
  • Women's March on Versailles

    The Women's March on Versailles, also known as the October March, the October Days or simply the March on Versailles, was one of the earliest and most significant events of the French Revolution.
  • Execution of King Louis XVI

    The execution of Louis XVI by guillotine, a major event of the French Revolution, took place publicly
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    Reign of Terror

    the Reign of terror was a period where many first second and third estate members were targeted and executed as a result, paranoia and mistrust spread across the people of france
  • Napoleonic Code is established

    Napoleonic Code, French Code Napoléon and It was the main influence on the 19th-century civil codes of most countries of continental Europe and Latin America.
  • Napoleon Crowns himself emperor

    Napoleon proclaimed himself emperor, and made Josephine Empress.
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    Peninsular War

    The Peninsular War was the military conflict fought by Spain, the United Kingdom and Portugal against the invading and occupying forces of France for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars.
  • Napoleon and his men march on Russia

    the Grande Armée, led by French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, crossed the Neman River, invading Russia from present-day Poland.
  • Napoleon is exiled to Elba

    Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor of France and one of the greatest military leaders in history, abdicates the throne, and, in the Treaty of Fontainebleau, is banished to the Mediterranean island of Elba.
  • Napoleon dies

    he died, most likely of stomach cancer,