Dante's Biography

Timeline created by MLGambini
  • 1265

    Dante Alighieri's birth

    Dante Alighieri's birth
    Dante was born in Florence, from Alighiero di Bellincione and Bella
  • 1274

    First meeting of Beatrice Portinari

    First meeting of Beatrice Portinari
    He says he met Beatrice for the first time at the age of nine, and that he fell in love with her at first sight
  • 1285

    Dante's wedding

    Dante's wedding
    Dante marries Gemma Donati
  • 1290

    Death of Beatrice

    Death of Beatrice
    According to Dante's Vita Nova Beatrice died at 24
  • 1302

    Dante's Exile

    Dante's Exile
    Dante was accused of corruption and finally condamned to perpetual exile
  • 1321

    Dante's Death

    Dante's Death
    Dante died of malaria in Ravenna, where he was hosted by Guido Novello da Polenta, after a diplomatic mission to Venice.