French Revolution

revolution in France from 1789 to 1799

The French Revolution was a very important period of time when France went through very big changes. It began with the Estates General of 1789 and ended when the French Consulate was made in November 1799. The ideas that were there are considered basic parts of liberal democracy, and today are very important in the French government.

French Revolution
Anonymous - Prise de la Bastille.jpg
The Storming of the Bastille, 14 July 1789
Date5 May 1789 – 9 November 1799 (1789-05-05 – 1799-11-09)
(10 years, 6 months and 4 days)
LocationKingdom of France