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.