I SHOULD POINT OUT THAT THIS IS A CHRONOLOGY OF THE NOVEL NOT THE MUSICAL, ALTHOUGH MANY OF THE EVENTS ARE THE SAME FOR OBVIOUS REASONS!!!
1739 - Monseigneur Bienvenu Myriel's birth.
1740 - Luc-Espirit Gillenormand's birth.
1768 - END OF THE YEAR: the births of Jean Valjean and Colonel George Pontmercy.
1773 - Thenardier's birth.
1775 - Mlle. Gillenormand's birth.
1780 - Javert's birth.
1785 - Mlle. Gillenormand's birth, Marius' mother.
1787 - Felix Tholomyes' birth, Fantine's lover and Cosette's father.
1788 - Mme. Thenardier's birth.
1795 - Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread.
1796 - Fantine's birth. Valjean is sentenced to 5 years in prison. APRIL 22nd: Valjean is chained. MAY 19th: Valjean arrives at Toulon and becomes prisoner 24601.
1806 - Monseigneur Bienvenu is named Bishop of Digne.
1810 - Marius Pontmercy's birth.
1815 - JUNE 18th: Whilst at Waterloo, Thenardier steals from and saves Colonel Pontmercy. OCTOBER: Valjean is put parole and goes to the Bishop's house. FOLLOWING WATERLOO: Mme. Pontmercy's death. END OF THE YEAR: The births of Cosette and Eponine Thenardier. Valjean arrives at Montreuil-sur-mer.
1816 - Azelma Thenardier's birth.
1817 - Tholomyes abandons Fantine and Cosette.
1818 - SPRING: Fantine commits Cosette to the care of the Thenardiers and goes to Montreuil-sur-mer.
1819 - Javert arrives in Montreuil-sur-mer. M. Madeleine saves Fauchlevent, who then goes to the Petit-Picpus convent.
1820 - M. Madeleine is named Mayor of Montreuil-sur-mer. END OF THE YEAR: Fantine is fired from the factory and Gavroche Thenardier is born.
1821 - Monseigneur Bienvenu's death.
1823 - JANUARY 1st: Javert arrests Fantine but M Madeleine intervenes. MARCH: Valjean bursts into the trial at Arras and declares his true identity. Fantine dies and Valjean is arrested. JULY 20th: Valjean goes to prison and becomes prisoner 9430. NOVEMBER 16th: Valjean escapes from prison. DECEMBER 24th: Valjean arrives at Monfermeil. DECEMBER 25th: Valjean takes Cosette to Paris.
1824 - MARCH 20th: Cosette and Valjean establish themselves at Petit-Picpus.
1827 - Colonel Pontmercy's death.
1828 - Marius leaves Gillenormand's house.
1829 - Fauchlevent's death. OCTOBER: Valjean and Cosette rent 55 Rue Plumet.
1831 - JUNE 16th: Cosette first sees Marius in Luxemburg. JULY 2nd: Cosette walks in front of Marius. MIDDLE OF THE YEAR: First help from Marius to the Jondrette (Thenardier). OCTOBER: "The Chain".
1832 - FEBRUARY 3rd: Marius discovers that Jondrette is Thenardier. The Thenardiers' arrest. SPRING: Thenardier escapes from prison. APRIL: Marius first visits Cosette in the garden in Rue Plumet. END OF APRIL - JUNE 3rd: Cosette and Marius meet at Rue Plumet. Eponine stops a robbery at Rue Plumet. JUNE 4th: Marius visits in vain to Gillemormand. Valjean moves in Rue Homme-Arme. JUNE 5th: Lamarque's death. The Barricade is built. Mabeuf's and Eponine's death. JUNE 6th: Gavroche's death. Barricade falls. Valjean takes the wounded Marius to Gillenormand's house. JUNE 7th: Javert's suicide. NOVEMBER: Cosette gets engaged to Marius.
1833 - FEBRUARY 16th: Cosette's and Marius' wedding. APRIL: Last time that Valjean visits Cosette. SUMMER: Valjean's death.
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