1313 – Giovanni Boccaccio was born on the 16th of June.
1327 – Moved to Naples when his father was appointed to head the Neapolitan branch of his bank.
– Boccaccio was apprenticed to the bank and spent six years there.
1341 – Returned to Florence.
1370-1371 – Boccaccio revised and rewrote the Decameron.
1350 – Became closely involved with Italian humanism and also with the Florentine government.
– His first official mission was to Romagna.
– He was delegated to greet Francesco Petrarca.
1358 – Wrote story collection "Decameron".
1365 – Returned to work for the Florentine government.
1367 – Boccaccio was again sent to Urban, offering congratulations.
1375 – He died at the age of sixty-two in Certaldo on 21st of December.