Visual Timeline: Great Fear
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1789 CE: The Bastille in Paris is stormed.
1789 CE: The Comte d'Artois, Louis XVI's brother, flees Versailles with other royalists after the Storming of the Bastille, becoming the first wave of emigres to flee the French Revolution.
1789 CE: The Great Fear sweeps across the French countryside, as peasants attack the feudal estates of the nobility.