During the following decade France saw a succession of rivaling regimes which guillotined Louis XVI and scores of moderates as well as radicals at the Place de la Revolution, now known as Place de la Concorde. The Terror regime of Robespierre and his Committee of Public Safety brought turmoil, confusion and anarchy in France.
Rousseau’s Social contract
Louis XVI becomes King
The Kingdom supports the American Revolution
French Revolution, storming of La Bastille
Louis XVI overthrown
Robespierre overthrown and end of the Terror