French revolution

By: Daniel May


  • Born in Ajaccio
  • Born on Aug. 15, 1769
  • Entered the French military school at the age of 9
  • Entered the French army at the age of 16

French Revolution

  • Began in France in the end of the 18th century
  • European political convulsion with social and cultural consequences
  • Introduced democratic ideals to France but didn't make the French nation a democracy
  • Had far-reaching effects on the rest of Europe
  • Profoundly affected all of Europe

King Louis XVIII

  • King of France
  • Known as "the Restoration King"
  • Born Nov. 17, 1755
  • Died on Sept. 16, 1824
The French Revolution in Two Minutes