The advent of French Revolution was in 1789 and ended in late 1790s. This period provided the famous French ruler Napoleon Bonaparte with much power. The fight for independence led French men to raze and bring about changes in its politics which till then was known for feudalism and monarchy. This war was quite brutal and though it failed to achieve the desired goal it did reveal the power of its people. This was followed by a series of wars that included succession wars (Spanish & Austrian), Seven Year war followed by the Bastille Day war that played is a symbolic day in French history.
The French adopted a constitution (final draft) on 4th October 1958.
1337–1453 King Charles ousted the English from France in the Hundred Years War.
1483 Louis the 11th brings about the restoration of Royal Powers in France.
1503–1697 Charles the 8th initiates a battle for supremacy which lasts for two centuries.
1589–1610 Henry the 4th make monarchy absolute and restores peace and religious toleration
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1634–1648 The french Ministers Richeleiu and Mazarin intervened in the Thirty Year's War to secure Alsace and make France a leading power in the world.
1701–1714 War of the Spanish Succession
1756–1758 War of Austrian Succession
1756–1763 Seven Year's War.
1789–99 The French Revolution started with the storming of the Bastille, celebrated on par with the independence Day of other nations. This revolution abolished monarchy but was unable to establish democracy.
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