Othello and Iago

Timeline created by LWelch01
  • Aug 20, 1510

    Iago is born

    Iago is born in Venice.
  • Sep 29, 1516

    Iago begins school

    Iago begins school
    Iago starts his schooling in Venice. Perhaps this is where his brilliant but evil plans all began....
  • Feb 8, 1518

    Othello is born

    Othello is born on this day in northern Africa.
  • Oct 19, 1524

    Othello begins his schooling

    Othello travels to Venice to begin his schooling.
  • Sep 5, 1527

    Iago joins the army

    Iago is enlisted into an army at the age of 17.
  • Oct 19, 1534

    Othello joins the army

    Othello moves to Venice to join the army at the age of 16.
  • Apr 8, 1535

    Iago and Emilia marry

    Iago and Emilia marry
    After knowing each other for about a year, Iago and Emilia marry outside of Venice.
  • Oct 28, 1543

    Othello becomes a lieutenant

    Othello becomes a lieutenant
  • Jan 18, 1545

    Othello becomes a general

    Othello becomes a general
    Othello is made a general by the Duke of Venice.
  • Nov 24, 1545

    Othello and Iago meet

    Othello and Iago meet
    Iago and Othello are introduced to each other and eventually become good friends.
  • Jan 2, 1549

    Othello meets Cassio

    Othello meets Cassio
    Othello is introduced to Cassio and really likes him. He soon begins to consider appointing him as his lieutenant.
  • Mar 7, 1549

    Othello appoints Cassio as his lieutenant

    Othello makes Michael Cassio his lieutenant after only a couple short months of knowing him. Iago becomes very upset because he has been friends with Othello for years and he wasn't chosen to be his lieutenant.
  • Jun 16, 1549

    Othello meets Desdemona

    Othello meets Desdemona
    Othello is introduced to Desdemona who he will eventually marry. They are introduced, ironicallly, through Iago and Emilia. Emilia works for Desdemona
  • Jul 19, 1549

    Iago starts his evil plans

    Iago starts his evil plans
    Still fuming about Cassio getting the job he wanted, Iago starts forming vague plans of revenge that revolve around Othello and Desdemona.
  • Jun 4, 1550

    Othello and Desdemona marry

    Othello and Desdemona marry
    Othello and Desdemona secretly marry without Desdemona's father's permission.
  • Jul 15, 1550

    Othello (and company) go to Cyprus

    Othello (and company) go to Cyprus
    Othello and the other characters go to Cyprus and Othello's ship is caught ina storm. The ship makes it safely to shore. This is also about the time that Othello gained a victory over the Turks.
  • Aug 13, 1550

    Iago tricks Cassio

    Iago tricks Cassio into drinking while on watch. Othello finds out and fires Cassio. This is when Iago really gets his "evil plans" rolling.
  • Sep 6, 1550

    Othello dies

    Othello dies
    Othello kills Desdemona because he is convinced by Iago that she is having an affair with Cassio. After he kills her, he finds out that she was innocent all along. He feels so guilty that he kills himself. This is also the day that Iago kills Emilia, his wife, and Roderigo, his "side kick."
  • Sep 7, 1550

    Iagos flees Cyprus

    Iagos flees Cyprus
    Iago leaves Cyprus because people are extremely angry and start trying to hunt him down for what he has done. He flees to Turkey, the closest country.
  • Dec 30, 1552

    Iago dies

    Iago dies
    After about two years, Iago is hunted down and killed for revenge by the friends and family of Othello and Desdemona.