1790 in France
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History of France • Timeline • Years
Events from the year 1790 in France.
- Monarch: Louis XVI
- 4 February - Louis XVI declares to the National Assembly that he will maintain the constitutional laws.
- 4 March - France is divided into 83 départements, which cut across the former provinces, in an attempt to dislodge regional loyalties based on noble ownership of land.
- July - Louis XVI accepts a constitutional monarchy.
- 12 July - The Civil Constitution of the Clergy law is passed.
- 14 July - The Fête de la Fédération is held.
- 31 August - Nancy affair.
- 4 September - Résignation of Jacques Necker.
- 24 October - Tricolour adopted as the flag of France by the Constituent Assembly.
- 24 November - The Constituent Assembly passes a law requiring all Roman Catholic priests to swear an oath of acceptance of the new Constitution.
- 6 March - Jacques Arago
- 1 April - Auguste Couder
- 9 June - Abel-François Villemain
- 29 July - Nicolas Martin du Nord
- 7 August - Jean-Claude Colin
- 21 October - Alphonse de Lamartine
- 10 November - Jean René Constant Quoy
- 27 November - Alexandre Ferdinand Parseval-Deschenes
- 6 December - Jean-Baptiste Philibert Vaillant
- 20 December - Jean Joseph Vaudechamp
- 6 May - Jacques Antoine Hippolyte, Comte de Guibert
- 24 May - François-Henri Clicquot
- 3 July - Jean-Baptiste L. Romé de l'Isle
- 17 October - André Désilles
- Vovelle, Michel (1984). The Fall of the French Monarchy 1787-1792. Cambridge University Press. p. 131.