1877 - Born January 1st in Delfshaven near Rotterdam.
1895 - Studied at Academy of Fine Arts, Rotterdam.
1897 - Moved to Paris and worked as an illustrator for "Revoue Blanche" and "L'assiette au Beurre."
1903 - Exhibited his works publicly for the first time, and later he showed with Matisse in the Vollard Gallery
1905 - Became associated with the Fauves.
1908 - Became a member of the group of German Expressionists "Die Brücke" (the Bridge).
1968 - Died May 28 in Monte Carlo