Some of the causes of the French Revolution were that the International struggle for hegemony and Empire outstrips the fiscal resources of the state. Political conflict conflict between the Monarchy and the nobility over the “reform” of the tax system led to paralysis and bankruptcy. The most important causes of the French Revolution were the nation's debt, the refusal of the nobility and the clergy to pay taxes, egalitarian philosophies, and high food costs. These factors destabilized society and increased the political influence of the commoners.
Radical leader Maximilien de Robespierre, who had led the Reign of Terror, was executed in 1794, effectively ending the French Revolution. However, following his death, France saw a return to the corruption that had helped lead to the revolution.
Reign of Terror lasted from September 1793 until the fall of Robespierre in 1794. Its purpose was to purge France of enemies of the Revolution and protect the country from foreign invaders.July 28, 1794. Maximilien Robespierre, one of the most prominent leaders in the French Revolution and the key figurehead in Reign of Terror, is executed along with more than a dozen of his allies