Chopin’s life in chronological order

On the timeline below major events in Chopin’s life are displayed.


Frederic Chopin was born in 1810 in Zelzowa Wola, about 30 miles from Warsaw. His official Polish name is ‘Fryderyk Chopin’.

There is debate about the exact birthday of Chopin. According to some it was on February 22nd, according to others on March 1st.


Frederic Chopin departs to Vienna. He will never return to Warsaw.