After the king and queen were caught trying to escape from the country they were put on house arrest; however after foreign kings claimed to restore the monarchy the people of France views the King as a traitor so they executed him.
Off with their head!!
After the death of the Monarch the Reign of Terror started as Maximilian Robespierre and the committee of public safety executed "suspicious" people without trial, killing around 14,000
You get executed...
... and you get executed...
The directory was established after the reign of terror by the legislative but they were overthrown by Napoleon and his brother.
We are the directers
After Napoleon overthrew the directory he established himself as a consul member along with two other but slowly he became emperor. He also developed the Napoleonic Code.
I rule, you drool!!
Well kids since 3 hours ago Austria is now under French control, so pizza party!
During Napoleons reign a series of wars were fought and France gained power across Europe but lost to Russia and its winter. Due to the losses Napoleon was forced to abdicate.
A year after his exile Napoleon returned and went to war with allied British, Prussians and etc. but the French lost and Napoleon abdicated again and was exiled again