1882 - Born in Argenteuil sur Seine, France on the 13th of May.
1897-1899 - He also studied painting in the evenings at the École des Beaux Arts in Le Havre.
1901 - He apprenticed in Paris under a decorator and was awarded his certificate.
1904 - He attended the Académie Humbert, also in Paris, and painted.
1905 - His earliest works were impressionistic, but after seeing the work exhibited by the Fauves in Braque adopted a Fauvist style.
1906 - Traveled with Friesz to L'Estaque, to Antwerp, and home to Le Havre to paint.
1907 - He successfully exhibited works in the Fauve style in the Salon des Indépendants.
1906 - His style began a slow evolution as he came under the strong influence of Paul Cézannn.
1908-1913 - Braque's paintings began to evidence his new interest in geometry and simultaneous perspective.
1909 - He began to work closely with Pablo Picasso who had been developing a similar approach to painting.
1912- They began to experiment with collage and papier collé.
1914 - He enlisted in the French Army, leaving Paris to fight in the First World War.
1917 - He was severely wounded in the war, and when he resumed his artistic career, he moved away from the harsher abstraction of cubism. Working alone, he developed a more personal style, characterized by brilliant color and textured surfaces and following his move to the Normandy seacoast the reappearance of the human figure.
1963 - He died on the 31st of August in Paris.
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