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War of Spanish Succession
1702-1714
War of Austrian Succession
1740-1748
Seven Years' War pits Prussia and Britain against Austria, France and Russia
1756-1763
Louis XVI announces meeting of Estates-General to be held in May 1789
August 1788
Estates-General convenes
May 5, 1789
Third Estate declares itslef the National Assembly
June 17, 1789
Oath of the Tennis Court
June 20, 1789
Revolution of peasantry begins
July 20, 1789
Parisian women march to Versailles; force Louis XVI and family to return to Paris
October 5, 1789
Monasteries, covents dissolved
February 1790
Civil Constitution of the Clergy
July 1790
Louis XVI and family attempt to flee Paris; are captured and returned
June 1791
France declares war on Austria
April 1792
Storming of the Tuileries
10 August 1792
Revolutionary calendar implemented
September 22, 1792
Louis XVI executed
Janurary 1793
Robespierre assumes leadership of Committee of Public Safety
July 1793
Reign of Terror
1793-1794
Robspierre guillotined
1794
Napoleon overthrows the Directory and seizes power
1799
Napoleon establishes consulate, becomes First Consul
1799
Napoleon reestablishes relations with pope, restores Roman Catholic hierarchy
1801
Plebiscite declares Napoleon First Consul for life
1802
Napoleon proclaims himself the Emperor of the French
1804
Continental System Implemented
1806
Frances engaged in Peninsular War with Spain
1808-1814
Napoleon invades Russia
June 1812
French Army reaches Moscow, is trapped by Russian Winter
September 1812
Napoleon defeated at Battle of Nations at Leipzig
1813
Napoleon abdicates and goes into exile on island of Elba
March 1814
Napoleon escapes Elba and attempts to reclaim Power
March 1815
Napoleon is defeated at Waterloo and exiled to island of Saint Helena
June 15, 1815
Death of Louis XV
1774
War of American Independence
1775-1883
Popular Revolt
1789-1792
Directory Rule
1794-1799
Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizens
August 26, 1789
Storming of the Bastille
July 14, 1789