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Jean-Luc Picard

Year Event
9,700 bc
1On the planet Kurl, an artist known only as the Master of Tarquin Hill worked to create ceramic artworks that were considered to be three hundred years ahead of their time. One of them, a Kurlan naiskos, would be presented to Captain Picard by Professor Galen in 2369.2
2305
3Picard is born in LaBarre, France, on Earth.4
2322
5Picard applies to Starfleet Academy for the first time and is rejected.5
2323
6Picard is admitted to Starfleet Academy at his second attempt.5
Picture from 2323
2327
6Picard graduates from Starfleet Academy.4
2333
7Picard assumes command of the Constellation class USS Stargazer.7
2354
8Jack Crusher is killed whilst serving on board the USS Stargazer as a result of orders issued by Captain Jean-Luc Picard.8
9Whilst Captain of the USS Stargazer, Captain Picard visits the planet Chalnoth.10
2355
11Picard participates in the Battle of Maxia against a Ferengi vessel. Picard invents a new tactical ploy to win the battle, later dubbed the "Picard Manoeuvre". Although the enemy is defeated, the badly damaged Stargazer is abandoned and believed lost.11
2363
12The USS Enterprise, NCC 1701-D, is launched.12
Picture from 2363
2365
Q hurls the Enterprise-D some seven thousand light years through space to star system J-25. Whilst there the ship encounters the Borg collective, marking the official contact between the Federation and this species. Although Q terminates the encounter, the Borg send a ship towards Federation space.13
Picture from 2365
2366
14Wesley is accepted into Starfleet Academy, but misses his transport and instead remains on the Enterprise-D. He is granted a field promotion to full Ensign by Captain Picard.14
15Picard is captured by the Borg and forced to become a member of the collective.15 He manages to relay information to the crew of the Enterprise-D which allows the Borg to be defeated by Riker whilst he is commanding the Enterprise-D in Picard's place.16
Picture from 2366
2367
16The Battle of Wolf 359 occurs. Thirty nine Federation Starships and eleven thousand personnel are lost in the battle. In the aftermath, the Enterprise manages to rescue Captain Picard and use his link to the Borg collective to destroy the ship.16
17Q recreates the legend of Robin Hood with the Enterprise-D senior officers in the outlaw roles, in order to force Captain Picard to admit that he is in love with Vash.17
Picture from 2367
2368
18After discovering that the Romulans are assisting the Duras family, Starfleet sends a fleet to the Romulan-Klingon border commanded by Captain Picard. The fleet is successful in preventing Romulan border crossings. Gowrons forces defeat the Duras family, although the sisters Lursa and B'Etor escape.18
2369
19Admiral Nechayev relieves Captain Picard of his command and assigns him, Lieutenant Worf and Dr. Crusher to a mission to infiltrate Celtris III. Picard is captured on the mission.19
20Captain Jellico, in temporary command of the Enterprise-D, mines the McAllister nebula to force a Cardassian fleet hiding there to surrender. He orders Captain Picard's release. Picard subsequently returns to the Enterprise-D.20
2Picard discovers an ancient message left by the first Humanoid beings in our galaxy.2
Picture from 2369
2370
21Barclay becomes the first sufferer of Barclay's Protomorphosis Syndrome. A treatment developed by Beverly Crusher creates the disease, which causes most of the Enterprise-D crew to mutate to animal forms.21
22Jean-Luc Picard convinces the Q to allow Humanity to continue to exist by demonstrating that we are capable of understanding the so-called limitless possibilities of existence. The experience involves Picard visiting alternate timelines created by Q, which draws the Captain closer to his crew and leads to him joining the regular senior officers poker game for the first time.22
2371
23Worf is promoted to Lieutenant Commander. Data installs the emotion chip he acquired from Lore. The Amargosa star system is destroyed by Dr. Tolian Soran. The Enterprise-D is destroyed whilst attempting to prevent Dr. Soran from similarly destroying the Veridian system. Captain Kirk is killed attempting to stop Soran.23
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2372
24Captain Picard is assigned command of the Enterprise-E. He takes many of his Enterprise-D crew with him.24
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2373
25The second Borg invasion of the Federation. The cube is defeated by a Federation fleet including the USS Defiant and the USS Enterprise-E. The Enterprise-E subsequently travels back in time to 2063 in order to prevent the Borg from creating an alternate timeline in which the Federation is never created.25
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2379
26The Enterprise-E travels to Romulus to meet Praetor Shinzon. Shinzon attempts to destroy the Enterprise-E as part of a plot to launch a war against the Federation. Data is killed26
2381
27Captain Picard and Dr. Beverly Crusher begin a romantic relationship, and subsequently marry.27
28The Borg launch an all-out assault against the Alpha Quadrant, with the intent of annihilating the Federation and other major powers completely. The Borg travel to the Federation by a new unknown means, differing from transwarp, wormholes, slipstream, etc. Sensor readings of the method indicate a similarity to readings taken on the NX-02.28
28The Aventine journies to the Delta Quadrant to visit the crash site of the NX-02 in order to explore any possible connection with the new method of travel being employed by the Borg. The ship is forced to return after a short investigation of the wreck.28
29A fleet of Borg cubes enters the Alpha Quadrant, obliterating a huge fleet of Federation, Klingon, Romulan and other allies. The Borg begin to sweep across the Quadrant, destroying everything in their path.29
30The Caeliar decide to intervene in the Borg conflict when it is discovered that the Borg were originally created by a dying Caeliar millennia earlier. The Caeliar remove the nanoprobes from all Borg, freeing every member of the collective and effectively rendering the Borg species extinct.30
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Picture from 2381

Yellow text = Canon source Green text = Backstage source Cyan text = Novel White text = DITL speculation

References
# Series Season Source Comment
1 TNG 6 The Chase Said by Picard to be over 12,000 years prior to the episode in 2369. This is a rounded date.
2 TNG 6 The Chase
3 Star Trek Chronology Page 93
4 TNG 5 The First Duty
5 TNG 1 Coming of Age
6 Star Trek Chronology Page 95
7 TNG 6 Tapestry
8 TNG 6 True-Q
9 TNG 3 Allegiance 'Picard says he visited the planet 12 years prior to the episode, which is set in 2366
10 TNG 3 Allegiance
11 TNG 1 The Battle
12 TNG 7 All Good Things The episode makes it clear that the ship is launched very shortly before the Farpoint mission
13 TNG 2 Q Who
14 TNG 3 Menage a Troi
15 TNG 3 The Best of Both Worlds, Part 1
16 TNG 4 The Best of Both Worlds, Part 2
17 TNG 4 Qpid
18 TNG 5 Redemption, Part 2
19 TNG 6 Chain of Command, Part 1
20 TNG 6 Chain of Command, Part 2
21 TNG 7 Genesis
22 TNG 7 All Good Things
23 Star Trek : Generations
24 Star Trek : First Contact Geordi said the ship had been in shakedown for almost a year
25 Star Trek : First Contact
26 Star Trek : Nemesis
27 Novel : Greater Than the Sum
28 Star Trek : Destiny, Book 1 - Gods of Night
29 Star Trek : Destiny, Book 2 - Mere Mortals
30 Star Trek : Destiny, Book 3 - Lost Souls
Series: TNG Season 6 (Disc 5)
Source: The Chase
Comment:Said by Picard to be over 12,000 years prior to the episode in 2369. This is a rounded date.
Series: TNG Season 6 (Disc 5)
Source: The Chase
Source: Star Trek Chronology
Comment:Page 93
Series: TNG Season 5 (Disc 4)
Source: The First Duty
Series: TNG Season 1 (Disc 4)
Source: Coming of Age
Source: Star Trek Chronology
Comment:Page 95
Series: TNG Season 6 (Disc 4)
Source: Tapestry
Series: TNG Season 6 (Disc 2)
Source: True-Q
Series: TNG Season 3 (Disc 4)
Source: Allegiance
Comment:'Picard says he visited the planet 12 years prior to the episode, which is set in 2366
Series: TNG Season 3 (Disc 4)
Source: Allegiance
Series: TNG Season 1 (Disc 2)
Source: The Battle
Series: TNG Season 7 (Disc 7)
Source: All Good Things
Comment:The episode makes it clear that the ship is launched very shortly before the Farpoint mission
Series: TNG Season 2 (Disc 4)
Source: Q Who
Series: TNG Season 3 (Disc 5)
Source: Menage a Troi
Series: TNG Season 3 (Disc 6)
Source: The Best of Both Worlds, Part 1
Series: TNG Season 4 (Disc 1)
Source: The Best of Both Worlds, Part 2
Series: TNG Season 4 (Disc 4)
Source: Qpid
Series: TNG Season 5 (Disc 1)
Source: Redemption, Part 2
Series: TNG Season 6 (Disc 3)
Source: Chain of Command, Part 1
Series: TNG Season 6 (Disc 3)
Source: Chain of Command, Part 2
Series: TNG Season 7 (Disc 5)
Source: Genesis
Series: TNG Season 7 (Disc 7)
Source: All Good Things
Source: Star Trek : Generations
Source: Star Trek : First Contact
Comment:Geordi said the ship had been in shakedown for almost a year
Source: Star Trek : First Contact
Source: Star Trek : Nemesis
Source: Novel : Greater Than the Sum
Source: Star Trek : Destiny, Book 1 - Gods of Night
Source: Star Trek : Destiny, Book 2 - Mere Mortals
Source: Star Trek : Destiny, Book 3 - Lost Souls


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