French Revolution

Explore the key events and influential figures that shaped the French Revolution. Uncover the causes, consequences, and lasting impact of this pivotal historical period in France.
The storming of the Bastille during the French Revolution. There are random children sitting to the left Paris, War, Revolutionaries, History, Storming Of Bastille, Storming The Bastille, Monarchy, France Drawing, Napoleon

Storming the Bastille during the French Revolution. Illustration by Sep E. Scott 14 July marks the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille during the French Revolution in 1789. The famous prison held only seven prisoners at the time, but it was an iconic moment of the Revolution in Paris following the refusal of nobles […]

AvatarN
Noah McCoy
The French Revolution (1789–1799), was a period of radical social 7 political upheaval in France that had a major impact on France and throughout the rest of Europe. The absolute monarchy that had ruled France for centuries collapsed in three years. French society underwent an epic transformation, as feudal, aristocratic & religious privileges evaporated under a sustained assault from radical left-wing political groups, masses on the streets, and peasants in the countryside.

The French Revolution (1789–1799), was a period of radical social 7 political upheaval in France that had a major impact on France and throughout the rest of Europe. The absolute monarchy that had ruled France for centuries collapsed in three years. French society underwent an epic transformation, as feudal, aristocratic & religious privileges evaporated under a sustained assault from radical left-wing political groups, masses on the streets, and peasants in the countryside.

Avatar
Kristen U-S
The Third Estate carrying the Clergy and the Nobility on its back. Illustration by anonymous (c. 1789). PD-100+. Wikimedia Commons. Caricature, History, Society, Century, The French, Historia, Clergy, Estates General, Nobility

Stew’s Introduction I’m very pleased to have Mark Vaughan as our guest blogger today. Mark’s blog is about the economics of the French Revolution and I hope you connect the tag line to Marie Antoinette and her misquoted, “Let them eat cake.” Mark is a Ph.D. economist and was recently asked to put together a […]

Avatar
Stew Ross Discovers

Related interests