Born in: Leiden, Netherlands Died: October 4, 1669 Netherlands Dutch artist
1606 - Rembrandt van Rijn is born on July 15, 1606 in Leiden, the Netherlands
1613-1620 - Rembrandt attends the Latin School to prepare from admission into Leiden University. On May 20, 1620, Rembrandt is enrolled at the University of Leiden.
1620-1626 - Rembrandt begins three years of study with the Leiden-based but Italian-trained painter Jacob Isaacsz. van Swanenburg
1626- 1630 - Rembrandt settles back in his hometown of Leiden. He shares a studio with another young painter, Jan Lievens.
1630-1634 - Rembrandt moves to Amsterdam and begins making a name for himself as a skilful portrait artist. Also, in June of 1634, he marries Saskia.
1634-1638 - Rembrandt begins to paint notable large size history works. Rembrandt and Saskia's first child, Rumbartus, is born but he lives only two months.. In 1638, a daughter, Cornelia, is born but she lives only three weeks.
1638-1642 - Rembrandt purchases a new house on the Breestraat in Amsterdam. On July 19, 1640, a second daughter named Cornelia is born but she too dies shortly after birth.
1642-1646 -Rembrandt continues his school and teaches an increasing number of young painters.
1656-1660 - He moves into the Roozengracht where he begins to lead an increasingly reclusive life. During this time, he continues to take on pupils and painting commissions.
1669- On October 4, 1669, Rembrandt dies and is buried in an anonymous grave in the Westerkerk on October 8th.