PinkMonkey Online Study Guide-World History
7.5 Dates & Events
1776 - Claonne succeeded Nacker as the controller of finance.
1786 - The Royal treasury became completely empty.
1789 - The Estates General was summoned be
the king after a period of 150 years.
June 20, 1789 - The Third estate takes the Tennis Court oath.
June 27, 1789 - The King permits the Clergy and the
Nobility to sit with the Third estate.
July 14, 1789 - The French Revolution began with the fall of Bastille.
Oct 5, 1789 - An army of women marched from Paris to Versailles.
1791 - A Constitution was drawn up by the
20th Sept 1791 - Elections for a Legislative Assembly were held.
1th Oct 1791 - The first meeting of the Legislative Assembly was held.
1792 - The Legislative Assembly suspended the king.
April 20, 1792 - France declares war on its enemies.
Sept 20, 1792 - France defeats its enemies.
Sept 21, 1792 - The National Convention was called
to prepare a New constitution.
Sept 22, 1792 - France was declared a Republic.
1793 - King Louis XVI was guillotined.
1793 - As an artillery officer Napoleon defeated the British troops at Toulon.
1794 - The reign of terror came to an end.
Robespierre was guillotined.
1795 - A new constitution called The Constitution
of the Third Year came into force.
Napoleon Bonaparte was in command of the Paris troops against
1796 - Bonaparte lead the French army in Italy against
Austria and Sardinia.
1798 - Napoleon was appointed as the General of the army to
1799 - Napoleon returned to France and overthrew the Directory.
1802 - Napoleon became the Consul for life
by popular vote. A Concordat was concluded to govern the relations between
the Church and the State.
1804 - Napoleon became the Emperor of France.
1805 - Napoleon is defeated by the British under
the command of British Admiral Horatio Nelson.
Napoleon defeats Austria and Russia in the battle of Austerlitz.
1806 - He defeats Prussia in the battle of Jena.
1807 - He defeats Russia in the battle of Friedland.
1813 - Napoleonís army was defeated in Liepzig.
1814 - Napoleon was exiled to Elba.
1815 - Napoleon escaped from Elba.
June 18, 1815 - Napoleon was finally defeated at Waterloo.
1821 - Napoleon died in St. Helena where he had been exiled.