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French Republic

République française
1792–1804
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Motto: Liberté, égalité, fraternité, ou la mort!
Liberty, equality, britherhuid, or Daith!
French First Republic (1801)
French First Republic (1801)
CaipitalParis
Common leidsFrench
GovrenmentRepublic
Assembly 
• 1792–1795
Naitional Convention
wi Maximilien Robespierre leadin the Convention
• 1795–1799
Directory
wi Paul Barras leadin the Directory
• 1799–1804
Consulate
wi Napoleon Bonaparte as First Consul
LegislaturNaitional Convention
French Directory
French Consulate
History 
14 Julie 1789
21 September 1792
5 September 1793 to
28 Julie 1794
4 Februar 1794
24 Julie 1794
9 November 1799
• Napoleon Bonaparte is proclaimed emperor bi the Senate
18 Mey 1804
CurrencyLivres, Francs, Assignats
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Kinrick o France (1791–1792)
First French Empire

In the history o Fraunce, the First Republic, offeecially the French Republic (French: République française), wis foondit on 22 September 1792, bi the newly established Naitional Convention. The First Republic lastit till the declaration o the First French Empire in 1804 unner Napoleon I. This period wis characterized bi the faw o the monarchy, the establishment o the Naitional Convention an the infamous Reign o Terror, the foondin o the Directory an the Thermidorian Reaction, and finally, the creation o the Consulate an Napoleon’s rise tae pouer.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mould, Michael (2011). The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern French. New York: Taylor & Francis. p. 147. ISBN 978-1-136-82573-6. Retrieved 23 November 2011.