1626 - Born on the 22th of July. A radical dreamer and proclaimed himself as "The Messiah".
1648 - With his knowledge of the "Kabbalah" he gained himself a band of followers.
- Proclaimed himself as the true "Messianic" redeemer deisgnated by God to overthrow the governments and restore the kingdom of Israel.
1651 - He and his disciples were banished from Symrna.
1658 - In Constantinople he met a preacher Abrahan ha-yakini, who confirmed Sabbatai.
1666 - Left Symrna again for Constantinople for two uncertain reasons: He was compelled by the authorities or on the hope that a miracle would happen in the Turkish capital to fulfil the prophecy of Nathan Ghazzati that Sabbatai would place the sultan's crown on his own head.
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