||Born in Ivanèice in Southern Moravia on 24th July.
||Goes to Vienna to work as a theatrical scene painter.
||Invited by Count Khuen-Belassi to decorate his castle at Emmahof in Austria.
||Begins studies at the Münich Academy of Arts, sponsored by
||Moves to Paris to study at the Académie Julian.
||Commissioned to illustrate "Scenés et épisodes de l'histoire d'Allemagne"
by Charles Seignobos.
|| Designs his first poster for Sarah Bernhardt, Gismonda, a play by
Victor Sardou. This success leads to a six year contract with "la divine Sarah".
|| Mucha's first decorative panels "The Four Seasons" are printed.
|| February: first one man exhibition at the Bodiniére Gallery, Paris, showing
107 works, followed in May by the Salon des Cent's Mucha exhibition, which shows 448 works.
||Receives commission from the Austro-Hungarien Government for the
1900 Paris Universal Exhibition.
|| Begins to work on designs for Georges Fouquet's jewellery shop, one of
the outstanding Art Nouveau interiors.
|| Publishes "Documents Décoratifs", a hand book for craftsmen.
||"Figures Décoratives" is published.
||Mucha moves to America, where he teaches and paints many oil portraits.
||Returns to Prague to work on the "Slav Epic".
||Completes the murals for the Prague Town Hall (Obecní dùm), the last major
interior decoration in the Art Nouveau style in Prague.
||The independent state of Czechoslovakia is created. Mucha designs postage
stamps and bank notes.
||Successful exhibition of Mucha's work at the Brooklyn Museum, New York.
||The complete cycle of the "Slav Epic" is officially presented to the
Czech people and the City of Prague.
||Commissioned to design a stained glass window for the St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague.
||Mucha is among the first to be arrested by the Gestapo when the Germans
invade Czechoslovakia. He is allowed to return home but his health is impaired by the ordeal.
14. July, Mucha dies in Prague and is buried at Vyehrad cemetery.