Time line of the first phase of the Revolution in France (1789)

1789January 24Louis XVI summons the Estates General
 May 5Estates General convenes
 June 20The “Tennis Court Oath”
 July 11Louis dismisses Necker, a popular minister
 July 14Storming of the Bastille
 August 4Abolition of feudal (noble, clerical) rights
 August 26Declaration of the Rights of Man
 October 5-6The Wives’ March; Louis “kidnapped” back to Paris
1790May 19National Assembly abolishes the nobility
 July 12Civil Constitution of the French Clergy
 November 27Clergy instructed to swear allegiance to France
1791March 10Pope Pius VI condemns the Civil Constitution of the Clergy
 June 20-21Louis & Marie Antoinette flee; captured at Varennes
 August 27Declaration of Pillnitz: Austria & Prussia express support for Louis
 SeptemberNew Constitution ratified (with support of Louis)
1792April 20France declares war on Austria
 April 25First use of guillotine
 June 13Prussia declares war on France
 August 9Paris Commune established
 August 10Parisians storm Tuileries palace; end of Louis XVI’s power
 September 20French cannons drive back Prussians at Valmy
 September 21French Republic proclaimed
1793January 21Louis XVI executed
 February 1France declares war on Britain and Netherlands
 April 6Committee of Public Safety founded
 June 24New Constitution proclaimed
 August 12Mass conscription instituted
 October 5Republican calendar adopted
 October 16Marie Antoinette executed
1794July 28Robespierre guillotined

Published by technofiend1

Kazan- Kazan National Research Technical University Казанский национальный исследовательский технический университет имени А. Н. Туполева he graduated in Economics in 1982

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