October 25th, 1811 - Born to Nicolas-Gabriel Galois and Adélaïde-Marie Galois in Borg-la-Reine
1823 - Entered Collège Royal de Louis-le-Grand
1828 - Wrote 2 memoirs that ended up getting lost. He also failed to gain admission into École Polytechnique twice. Father committed suicide.
1829 - He entered École Normale School but it was short lived when he was expelled, arrested and thrown in jail for pro-republican activities.
1832 - He was killed from injuries that he received in a duel. Why he was in a duel is unclear. Some believe it was over a woman others believe he insisted on it.
1870 - Changing point for Galois's work