French Revolution

Timeline created by AndreWaltke
In History
  • Estates General meets

    Estates General meets
  • National Assembly is formed

  • Citizens Storm the Bastille

    Citizens Storm the Bastille
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man

    Declaration of the Rights of Man
  • Poor Women of Paris march on Versailles

    Poor Women of Paris march on Versailles
  • Civil Constitution of the Clergy is adopted

  • Royal Family attempts to flee France

  • Royal Family confined to Tuileries

  • Constitution creates a limited Monarchy

  • Paris Mob invades Tuileries Palace

  • France becomes a Republic

    France becomes a Republic
  • Louis XVI beheaded

    Louis XVI beheaded
  • Committee of Public Safety is created

    Committee of Public Safety is created
  • Marie Antoinette is beheaded

  • Robespierre is beheaded

  • Third Constitution is Adopted

  • Directory Takes Power

  • Napoleon becomes first Consul

  • Concordat with the Catholic Church

  • Napoleon named Consul for life

  • Napoleonic Code is adopted

    Napoleonic Code is adopted
  • Napoleon becomes Emperor

  • Battle of Trafalgar

  • Battle of Austerlitz

  • Battle of Leipzig

  • Napoleon abdicates the thrown & Louis XVIII takes the thrown

  • Napoleon is exiled to Elba

  • Napoleon exiled to St. Helena

    Napoleon exiled to St. Helena
  • Napoleon returns from Elba

  • Battle of Waterloo

  • Napoleon Dies

    Napoleon Dies
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    Moderate

    The phase when the Declaration of the Right of Man and the Constitution takes place. Constitution creates a limited Monarchy and Legislative Assembly.
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    Great Fear sweeps France

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    Radical

    Radicals take control of the Legislative Assembly, create National Convention and make Rome a Republic. Louis XVI and wife Marie Antoinette are beheaded. Also, create Public of Safety
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    Reign of Terror

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    Reaction

    The Third Constitution is adopted and Directory takes power. There is corrupt leadership in this phase.
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    Napoleon invades Egypt

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    Age of Napolean

    Napolean overthrows Directory and becomes the First Consul. Later named Consul for Life and Emperor. Napoleanic Code is established and many military victories create French Empire in Europe. Although Napolean would abdicate the thrown and be exiled only to return later.
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    Napoleon invades Spain

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    Napoleon invades Russia