1813 - Birth of Frederic in Milan, April 23, to Jean-Antoine and Marie Ozanam.
1815 - Move of Ozanam Family to Lyons.
1829 - Experiences a "crisis of doubt" about his faith.
1831 - Enters Sorbonne in Paris to study law.
1833 - Establishes the Conference of Charity with other Sorbonne students.
1834 - Leads petition to Archbishop for relevant sermons.
1835 - Conference officially becomes Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
1836 - Awarded Doctor of Laws degree.
1837 - Publishes THE ORIGINS OF FRENCH LAW; death of Frederic's father.
1839 - Awarded Doctorate in Literature.
1840 - Named Professor of Commercial Laws at Lyons;
death of Frederic's mother.
1841 - Marriage to Amelie Soulacroix of Lyons.
1842 - Represents Church in negotiations with the government.
1844 - Assumes Chair of Foreign Literature at Sorbonne.
1845 - Birth of daughter Marie. Society is recognized by Pope Gregory XVI.
1847 - Publication of GERMAN STUDIES I.
1848 - Cofounder of JOURNAL L´ERE NOUVELLE.
1849 - Publication of GERMAN STUDIES II.
1852 - Mediates in student riots at Sorbonne.
1853 - Death in Marseilles of kidney ailment, September 8.
1855 - Posthumous publication of CIVILIZATION IN THE FIFTH CENTURY.
1989 - Society of St. Vincent de Paul established at St. John's University, NYC.
1997 - Declaration of Frederic as "Blessed Frederic" on August 22 in Paris.