Phases of the French revolution

  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    The Storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, was a crucial event during the early French Revolution. A Parisian mob attacked the Bastille, a symbol of royal oppression, seeking weapons and the release of political prisoners. This marked a turning point in the revolution, symbolizing the people's resistance against the monarchy and contributing to the downfall of absolute rule. July 14th is now celebrated as Bastille Day in France.
  • Declaration of the rights of Man and of the Citizen

    Declaration of the rights of Man and of the Citizen
    The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, established by the National Constituent Assembly of France in 1789, is a document of human civil rights of the French Revolution. It was drafted by the Marquis de Lafayette and was originally published on August 26, 1789.
  • Constitution (political liberalism)

    Constitution (political liberalism)
    The Constitution of France of 1791 was a fundamental document in the context of political liberalism.
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    The Girondin convention

    The Girondins were a moderate political faction during the French Revolution, favoring a constitutional monarchy. They opposed the radical Jacobins and the execution of King Louis XVI. The Girondins were eventually defeated and many of their leaders were executed during the Reign of Terror.
  • Storming of the Tuileries palace

    Storming of the Tuileries palace
    Storming of the Tuileries palace occurred on August 10, 1792 during the French Revolution. It was an important event that marked a turning point in the political conflict in France.
  • Constitution(social democracy)

    Constitution(social democracy)
    The Constitution of France of 1793, also known as the Constitution of the Year I or the Montagnard Constitution, was the second constitution ratified for use during the French Revolution. Although social democracy is not specifically mentioned in this constitution, there are elements that could be considered as principles of social democracy.
  • Execution of Louis XVI

    Execution of Louis XVI
    The execution of Louis XVI was a historic event that took place during the French Revolution. On January 21, 1793, during the French Revolution, Louis XVI was publicly executed. He was sentenced to death by the National Convention in January 1793, and the next day he was taken to the guillotine.
  • Fall of the Jacobins

    Fall of the Jacobins
    The fall of the Jacobins was an important event during the French Revolution. After the fall of Robespierre on 9 Thermidor Year II (27 July 1794), the Parisian club, which had become a symbol of dictatorship and terror, was temporarily closed. The Jacobins carried out the Reign of Terror from September 1793 to July 1794, during which drastic measures were taken to eliminate enemies of the Revolution and consolidate revolutionary power.
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    Jacobin convention (The Terror)

    The Jacobin Convention refers to the radical phase of the French Revolution (1792-1795), led by the Jacobins advocating for drastic changes and the establishment of the Republic. Headed by Robespierre, they implemented radical reforms, including the execution of Louis XVI, and triggered the Reign of Terror.
  • Constitution (political liberalism)

    Constitution (political liberalism)
    The Constitution of France in 1795, also known as the Constitution of Year III, established a liberal republic with a government system based on political liberalism.
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    The directory

    The Directory was the five-member government committee in the First French Republic from October 26, 1795, to November 10, 1799. It was established after the fall of Robespierre and the end of the Terror period during the French Revolution. During the Directory, France experienced a series of political and military challenges.
  • People in exile begin to return

    People in exile begin to return
    In 1796, the return of the exiled people to France began. In November 1791, France passed a law requiring all emigrated nobles to return before January 1, 1792. Those who disobeyed would lose their lands. On November 9, the emigrants were again ordered to return to France before January 1, 1792, under penalty of losing their properties and being sentenced to death
  • Coup d'etat by Napoleon

    Coup d'etat by Napoleon
    The Coup d'etat of Napoleon, also known as the Napoleon's Coup d'etat, was the event in which Napoleon Bonaparte seized power in France through a coup d'etat. This event took place on November 9 and 10, 1799, during the French Revolution. The coup d'etat overthrew the government system under the Directory in France and replaced it with the Consulate, with Napoleon assuming the position of First Consul.
  • Napoleon became emperador

    Napoleon became emperador
    "Napoleon became Emperor" refers to the moment in history when Napoleon Bonaparte, a prominent French military and political leader, proclaimed himself Emperor of the French. This pivotal event took place on December 2, 1804, when Napoleon assumed the title of "Emperor Napoleon I." Prior to this, Napoleon had played a significant role during the French Revolution and had become the leader of France as the First Consul.
  • Austerlitz

    In one battle , the Napoleons enemies had the best position, on the higths, and Napoleon had the lowest place. Napoleon made as if they were retiring, but then he returned and won the battle.
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    The Peninsular War

    The Peninsular War (1808-1814) was a conflict that took place on the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars. The war primarily involved the forces of France, led by Napoleon Bonaparte, against the Spanish and Portuguese, with British intervention later on. Here's a summary:
  • Russian campaign

    Russian campaign
    The Russian Campaign of 1812 was a military campaign undertaken by Napoleon Bonaparte and his Grande Armée against the Russian Empire.
  • Waterloo

    The battle of Waterloo was fought on 1815 near Waterloo. A french army under te command of Napoleon was defeated by two armies of the Seventh Coalition.