French Revolution Timeline

Timeline created by Dylanmerritt
  • Jaques Necker

    Jaques Necker
    Jaques was a finance minister for Louis XVI.
  • Jean-Paul Marot

    Jean-Paul Marot
    He was a French political theorist and physician .He was also a defender of the sans-culottes.
  • Olympe de Gouges

    Olympe de Gouges
    She was a French playwright who wrote on women's rights and absolutism.
  • Marie Antionette

    Marie Antionette
    Marie was married to Louis XVI. She was the last queen of France before the revolution.
  • Maximilien Robespierre

    Maximilien Robespierre
    He was a French lawyer and statesman. He was the best known and most influential people of the Revolution.
  • Charlotte Corday

    Charlotte Corday
    She assassinated Jean-Paul Marot.
  • Jacobins

    Jacobins
    They were a radical group formed because of the revolution.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    Oath to "not separate and to reassemble wherever necessary".
  • Great Fear

    Great Fear
    Period of panic because of an aristocratic conspiracy.
  • Flight to Varennes

    Flight to Varennes
    The king unsuccessfully attempted to escape Paris wanted a counter-revolution.
  • Louis XVI

    Louis XVI
    Louis was the last king of France before it went downhill. He married Marie Antionette and died on
  • Reign of Terror

    Reign of Terror
    A period of serious massacres and public executions during this time.
  • Geroges Danton

    Geroges Danton
    He was the first president of the Committee of Public Safety.
  • Sans-Coluettes

    Sans-Coluettes
    A lower class republican during the French Revolution.
  • Napolean Bonaparte

    Napolean Bonaparte
    He was a French military leader and led many successful campaigns. After, he was the Emperor of the French.