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Assembly of Notables
1787 22 feb – 12 may
Brienne replaces Calonne as finance minister
1787 April
Prussia invades Dutch Republic, Louis unable to respond
1787 September
Brienne attempts Maupeou-style reform of parlements
1787 May
king convokes estates general
1788 8 Aug
crown's usual source for short-term credit refused to lend more
1788 August
crown declares bankruptcy
1788 August
Necker recalled as finance minister (brienne resigned)
1788
opening of estates general
1789 5 May
third Estate calls itself National Assembly
1789 17 june
tennis court oath
1789 20 June
Dismissal of necker
1789 11 July
fall of bastille
1789 14 July
grande peur
1789 20 July – 6 August
Constituent Assembly abolished feudalism
1789 4 August
Assembly votes the Declaration of the rights of man
1789 26 August
women of Paris march to Versailles
1789 5 – 6 October
Church lands nationalised
1789 2 November
First municipal elections
1790 January-February
Assembly votes the Civil Constitution of the Clergy
1790 12 july
slave uprising in Saint-Domingue
1790 25 November
royal flight to Varennes
1790 20-21 June
Champ de Mars massacre
1791 12 july
Legislative Assembly convenes
1791 30 September
France declares war on Austria
1792 20 April
Roguet de Lisle composes ‘la Marseillaise’
1792 24 April
failed assault on Tuileries Palace
1792 20 June
Invasion of Tuilleries, fall of monarchy
1792 10 August
First use of guillotine
1792 21 August
September massacres of Paris prisoners
1792 2-6 September
Victory at Valmy ; National Convention convenes
1792 20 September
National Convention declares the Republic
1792 22 September
Trial of Louis XVI begins
1792 11 December
Execution of Louis XVI
1793 21 january
France declares war on Great Britain and Holland
1793 1 February
France declares war on Spain
1793 2 march
Vendée rebellion begins
1793 3 March
Committee of Public Safety established
1793 3 April
Grain ‘maximum’ decreed
1793 4 May
Parisian uprising ousts girondin deputies
1793 31 may – 2 june
federalist Revolt
1793 June – August
Assassination of Marat
1793 13 July
Convention votes death penalty for hoarders
1793 26 July
Uprising in Paris following the surrender of Toulon to British
1793 4-5 September
National Convention votes the Law of Suspects
1793 17 September
National ‘maximum’ fixed for prices and wages
1793 29 September
Convention adopts Revolutionary Calendar
1793 5 October
Execution of Marie-Antoinette
1793 16 October
Execution of Girondin deputies
1793 31 October
De-Christianisation campaign
1793 October – November
Convention abolishes slavery in French colonies
1794 4 February
Execution of Hébert and his supporters
1794 24 March
Execution of Danton and his supporters
1794 5 April
Robespierre institutes Cult of the Supreme Being
1794 7 May
festival of the Supreme Being
1794 8 June
Fall of Robespierre (Thermidor)
1794 27 July
Government closes Jacobin clubs
1794 19 November
Government defeats last great Paris uprising
1795 20-22 May
National Convention votes Constitution of Year III
1795 22 August
Napoleon suppresses royalist uprising in Paris
1794 5 October
Directory regime replaces national Convention
1795 26 October
Fructidor coup
1797 4 September
Floréal coup
1798 11 may
Napoleon sails to Egypt
1798 17 May
Prairial coup
1799 18 June
Napoleon signs Concordat with Catholic church
1801
Napoleon crowns himself Emperor
1804 2 December