1778 – He was born at Ehrenbreitstein, near Koblenz, Germany on the 8th of September.
1798 – Brentano lived in Jena, the first center of the romantic movement, where he got contact to Sophie Mereau.
1800 – His first published writings were Satiren und poetische Spiele.
1801 – He moved to Göttingen, and became a friend of Achim von Arnim.
– He puslished a romance Godwi oder Das steinerne Bild der Mutter.
1804 – He moved to Heidelberg and worked with Arnim on Zeitungen für Einsiedler and Des Knaben Wunderhorn.
– His dramas the best are Ponce de Leon.
1808 – He lived mostly in Berlin.
1815 – His drama Die Grundung Prags.
1817 – His drama Victoria.
1819-1824 – He lived in Dülmen, Westphalia.
1842 – He died on the 28th of July.