French Revolution (basically 1789) ended in 1799 officially
A Historical Timeline
(French Revolution) 1789
(Louis XVI) 1789-1791
(March on Versailles) Oct 5, 1789
(Deceleration of the Rights of Man) 1789
The French Revolution was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies beginning in 1789.
King of France. Caused France to plunge into severe debt. In 1789 he summoned the Estates-General (event), but he did not grant the reforms that were demanded
and revolution followed. Louis and
his queen, Marie Antoinette, were
executed in 1793.
The March on Versailles, was one of the earliest and most significant events of the French Revolution. The march began among women in the marketplaces of Paris who were near rioting over the high price and scarcity of bread. Their demonstrations quickly became intertwined with the activities of revolutionaries
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen is a human civil rights document from the French Revolution. The Declaration was drafted by the Abbé Sieyès and the Marquis de Lafayette, in consultation with Thomas Jefferson.
The revolution ended when Napoleon Bonaparte took power in November 1799.