Committee of Public Safety Timeline
6 Apr 1793
The Committee of Public Safety is set up by the National Convention.
27 Jul 1793
Maximilien Robespierre elected to the Committee of Public Safety; the National Convention institutes death penalty for hoarders of goods.
23 Aug 1793
Levée en masse is enacted by the French Republic; within a year over a million soldiers are raised.
4 Dec 1793
Law of 14 Frimaire codifies the dictatorial powers of the Committee of Public Safety.
5 Apr 1794
Execution of the Dantonists, including Georges Danton, Camille Desmoulins, Hérault de Séchelles, & Fabre d'Eglantine.
28 Jul 1794
Execution of Robespierre, Saint-Just, and Couthon; end to the Terror.