Born: Nov 24, 1632 AD
Died: 1677 AD, at 44 years of age.
1632 - Born in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands on the 24th of November.
1656 - He was issued the writ of cherem , from the Jewish community, for the apostasy of how he conceived God.
1660 - Spinoza's name became more widely known, and eventually Gottfried Leibniz and Henry Oldenburg paid him visits.
1661 - Spinoza relocated from Amsterdam to Rijnsburg and later lived in Voorburg and The Hague respectively.
1665 - He notified Oldenburg that he had started to work on a new book, the Theologico-Political Treatise.
1677 - Died while still working on a political thesis on the 21st of February.
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