The French Revolution occurred from 1789 to 1799 and is considered one of the most important events of the western world. It was preceded by the Age of Enlightenment and is viewed by many historians as a major turning point for the ideals of liberty and equality. It brought about the end of the absolute monarchy of Louis XVI and transformed France from a country rooted in feudalism to a republic. Click below to learn more about specific topics related to French Revolution.
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|France Before the French Revolution
|French Revolution Overview
|Governments of the French Revolution