1898 – Born on the 17th of June.
1903 – He moved to Arnhem, Netherlands together with his family.
1919 – He attended the Harlem School of Architecture and Decorative Arts in Haarlem, Netherlands.
1922 – He left the school, having gained experience in drawing and making woodcuts.
– His first artistic work was completed which featured eight human heads divided in different planes.
– He traveled through Italy and Spain.
1924 – He married to Jetta Umiker.
1935 – He moved to Château-d’Œx, Switzerland from Rome, Italy.
1937 – He moved again, to Ukkel, a small town near Brussels, Belgium.
– He created woodcuts using the concept of the 17 plane symmetry groups.
1941 – He moved to Baarn, the Netherlands.
1955 – He was awarded a Knighthood of the Order of Orange-Nassau on the 30th of April.
1956 – He explored the concept of representing infinity on a two-dimensional plane.
1958 – He published a paper called Regular Division of the Plane.
1962 – He endured surgery.
1969 – He finished his last work, a woodcut called Snakes.
1970 – He moved to to the Rosa-Spier house in Laren, Netherlands.
1972 – He died on the 27th of March.