1885 – Born in Bordeaux on the 5th of July.
1898 – He enrolled at the École des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux.
1904 – Studied decorative sculpture.
1905 – He began to paint in his spare time and he left home, moving into his own studio to devote himself to painting.
1910 – He was influenced by Gaugin and Cézanne, and held his first one-man exhibition at the Galerie Druet, 4 years after he had moved to Paris.
1912 – Lhote shifted towards Cubism and joined the Section d’Or group, exhibiting at the Salon de la Section d’Or.
1917 – He became one of the group of Cubists supported by Léonce Rosenberg.
1918 – He co-founded Nouvelle Revue Française, the art journal to which he contributed articles on art theory.
1920 – Lhote taught at the Académie Notre-Dame des Champs and later at other Paris art schools.
1922 – His own school which he founded in Montparnasse.
1950 – Lhote lectured extensively in France and abroad, including Belgium, England, Italy and also in Egypt and Brazil.
1955 – His work was awarded with the Grand Prix National de Peinture, and the UNESCO commission for sculpture appointed Lhote president of the International Association of Painters, Engravers and Sculptors.
1962 – Died in Paris on the 25th of January.