1852: Gaudí is born on the 25th of June in the historical region of Camp de Tarragona. His birth is recorded in Reus.
1852: He is baptised on the 26th of June in the Parish Church of San Pedro in Reus.
1868: He moves to Barcelona to study architecture.
1874: His mother and his brother Francisco both die.
1878: He completes his architecture studies. He designs the street lights in Plaza Real. He takes part in the International Exhibition in Paris and meets Eusebi Güell.
1879: His sister Rosa dies.
1883: He begins work on El Capricho in Comillas. He starts working on Casa Vicens, and accepts the commission for the Sagrada Familia.
1900: He begins work on Park Güell and wins an award from the Barcelona City Council for Casa Calvet.
1904: He is commissioned to refurbish Casa Batlló.
1906: He finishes Casa Batlló and begins la Pedrera. He moves to Park Güell.
1906: His father dies.
1910: He receives a commission to design a hotel in New York.
1911: He falls ill with Malta fever.
1911: His niece Rosa Egea Gaudí, the daughter of his sister Rosa, dies.
1918: His friend and patron Eusebi Güell dies.
1925: He goes to live in his studio at the Sagrada Familia.
1926: On the 7th of June he is knocked down by a tram. He dies three days later at the age of 74. His funeral service draws huge crowds and is attended by all of the city’s prominent figures.