By 9.axni
  • Parisians storm the Bastille

    A mob of Parisians storm the Bastille, marking the beginning of the French Revolution.
  • meeting of the third estate

    The Third Estate meets in the Tennis Court Oath, declaring that they will continue to meet until a new constitution is established.
  • 《 Declaration of the Rights》

    The National Assembly creates the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, guaranteeing rights to all citizens.
  • The church was replaced

    The Civil Constitution of the Clergy is passed, disbanding the original Catholic Church and creating a new one with the National Assembly at its head.
  • promulgate a constitution

    The National Assembly issues the Constitution of 1791, creating a constitutional monarchy.
  • The French Republic was founded

    The Paris mob overthrows the monarchy and declares France a republic.
  • The National Association

    The National Convention is formed, with Maximilien Robespierre as its leader.
  • Terror rule

    The Reign of Terror begins, with the National Convention enacting harsh punishments for those who oppose the Revolution.
  • Jacques Necker sacked as finance minister

    Jacques Necker is dismissed as finance minister by the Directory, sparking widespread protests.
  • Napoleon became emperor of France

    Napoleon Bonaparte seizes power in a coup, becoming the first Emperor of France.