Louis xvi square

louis xvi

  • Period: to

    calling of the estates general

    also marked the start of the French Revolution.
  • Period: to

    tennis court oath

    dramatic act of defiance by representatives of the nonprivileged classes of the French nation the Third Estate
  • Period: to

    Attack on the bastille

    When the prison was attacked it actually held only seven prisoners, but the mob had not gathered for them: it had come to demand the huge ammunition stores held within the prison walls.
  • Period: to

    formation of the national assembly

    was a revolutionary assembly formed by the representatives of the Third Estate of the Estates-General
  • Period: to

    execution of louis xvi

    Louis was condemned to death by 380 votes to 310
  • Period: to

    national convention is formed

    was a parliament of the French Revolution, following the two-year National Constituent Assembly and the one-year Legislative Assembly
  • Period: to

    reign of terror

    commonly called The Terror, was a period of the French Revolution when, following the creation of the First Republic
  • Marie Antoinette

    Marie Antoinette
    Marie Antoinette was the last queen of France before the French Revolution
  • Olympe de gouges

    Olympe  de gouges
    She was a French playwright and political activist whose writings on women's rights and abolitionism reached a large audience in various countries.
  • Georges Danton

    Georges Danton
    a leading figure in the early stages of the French Revolution,
  • Maximilien Robespierre

    Maximilien Robespierre
    he was a French lawyer and statesman who was one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French Revolution
  • Period: to

    the Directory is formed

    the end of the National Convention and the excesses of the Reign of Terror and the Committee of Public Safety
  • Jacques Necker

    Jacques Necker
    was a Genevan banker and statesman who served as finance minister for Louis XVI.
  • marquis de Lafayette

    marquis de Lafayette
    He was a French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War,
  • Emmanuel-joseph Sieyes

    Emmanuel-joseph Sieyes
    he was known as the Abbé Sieyès, was a French Roman Catholic Abbé,