Visual Timeline: Vincent van Gogh

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1853 CE - 1890 CE: Life of the post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh.
1853 CE: Vincent van Gogh is born in Groot-Zundert, the Netherlands.
1869 CE: Vincent van Gogh joins The Hague branch of the firm Goupil & Cie.
1876 CE: Vincent van Gogh leaves Goupil & Cie after various trnasfers to Brussels, London, and Paris.
1877 CE: Vincent van Gogh moves to Amsterdam to become a church minister.
1878 CE: Vincent van Gogh moves to Brussels to train to become a missionary.
1878 CE: Vincent van Gogh becomes an unofficial missionary worker in the Borinage region of Belgium.
1879 CE: Vincent van Gogh decides to become a full-time artist.
1880 CE: Vincent van Gogh moves to Brussels to study art.
1882 CE: Vincent van Gogh moves to The Hague and studies under his artist cousin Anton Mauve (a member of The Hague School).
1883 CE: Vincent van Gogh moves back to his parents at Nuenen, the Netherlands.
1885 CE: Vincent van Gogh produces his first masterpiece, The Potato Eaters.
1886 CE: Vincent van Gogh moves to Paris where he shares an apartment with his brother Theo.
1888 CE: Vincent van Gogh moves to Arles in southern France.
1888 CE: Paul Gauguin shares a house with Vincent van Gogh in Arles in southern France.
1888 CE: Vincent van Gogh suffers from some sort of attack and cuts off part of his ear.
1889 CE: Vincent van Gogh voluntarily admits himself to the asylum of Saint-Paul-de-Mausole in Saint-Rémy de Provence.
1890 CE: Vincent van Gogh moves to Auvers-sur-Oise in northern France to consult Dr Paul Gachet.
1890 CE: Vincent van Gogh dies from a self-inflicted pistol shot in Auvers-sur-Oise.
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