estates general meets for the 1st time in 175 years
May 5, 1789
establishment of national assembly
June 17, 1789
July 14, 1789
Declaration of the rights of man and citizen
August 27, 1789
execution of louis XVI
january 21, 1793
reign of terror
execution of marie antoinette
october 16, 1793
july 28, 1794
directory rules france
napoleon overthrows directory
november 9, 1799
grand alliance defeats napoleon at battle of leipzig
wellington defeats napoleon at waterloo
june 18, 1815
congress of vienna
napoleon dies on st helena
may 5, 1821
newcomen's steam engine
the wealth of nations by a smith
the communist manifesto by k Marx
foundation of zollverein
bismarck dismissed as chancellor
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