Did the French Revolution last a year?
No, it was a decade long event.
The year of 1789 was the beginning of the French Revolution. There was a famine and rioters stormed the prison called the Bastille. The revolution led to the execution of French King Louis 14th and Queen Marie Antoinette. It was a bloody revolution and people of the noble stature were targets for execution. Eventually one of the famous revolutionaries, Robespierre was also executed.