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William T. Riker

Year Event
2335
1Riker is born in Valdez, Alaska, on Earth.1
2337
2Riker's mother dies.2
2350
2Riker is abandoned by his father.2
2353
3Riker enters Starfleet Academy.3
2357
4Riker graduates from Starfleet Academy.4
5Riker is assigned to the Starship Pegasus.5
2358
5Starship Pegasus believed destroyed during tests of the phase cloak system. Riker assists Captain Pressman to cover up the truth about the loss of the ship.5
2359
6Riker and Deanna become romantically involved.6
7Riker is assigned to the planet Betazed.7
2361
7Riker is assigned to the Starship Potempkin.7
7Deanna and Riker break up.7
7A duplicate of Riker is created during a mission to the Nervala IV.7
Picture from 2361
2363
8The USS Enterprise, NCC 1701-D, is launched.8
Picture from 2363
2364
6Commander Riker joins the Enterprise-D as First Officer.6
9Q grants Will Riker the power of the continuum in an attempt to corrupt his humanity. The attempt fails.9
2365
2Kyle Riker visits the Enterprise-D; father to Will Riker and a former romantic interest of Pulaski, he is there to brief Will concerning a new Starship command he has been offered.2
10Will Riker is infected with a parasite by a plant on Surata IV. Pulaski is able to defeat the parasite by provoking a series of negative memories in the unconscious Riker.10
2366
11Picard is captured by the Borg and forced to become a member of the collective.11 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.12
Picture from 2366
2367
12The 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.12
13Q 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.13
Picture from 2367
2370
14Barclay 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.14
2371
15Worf 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.15
Picture from 2371
2372
16Captain Picard is assigned command of the Enterprise-E. He takes many of his Enterprise-D crew with him.16
Picture from 2372
2373
17The 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.17
Picture from 2373
2379
18Riker marries Commander Deanna Troi. He accepts the captaincy of the USS Titan, leaving the Enterprise-E.18
18The 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 killed18

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

References
# Series Season Source Comment
1 TNG 2 The Icarus Factor Riker was abandoned by his father 15 years earlier at the age of 15
2 TNG 2 The Icarus Factor
3 TNG 6 Chain of Command, Part 1 Jellico notes that Riker graduated in the class of 57; this is 4 years earlier
4 TNG 6 Chain of Command, Part 1 Jellico notes that Riker graduated in the class of 57
5 TNG 7 The Pegasus
6 TNG 1 Encounter at Farpoint
7 TNG 6 Second Chances
8 TNG 7 All Good Things The episode makes it clear that the ship is launched very shortly before the Farpoint mission
9 TNG 1 Hide and Q
10 TNG 2 Shades of Gray
11 TNG 3 The Best of Both Worlds, Part 1
12 TNG 4 The Best of Both Worlds, Part 2
13 TNG 4 Qpid
14 TNG 7 Genesis
15 Star Trek : Generations
16 Star Trek : First Contact Geordi said the ship had been in shakedown for almost a year
17 Star Trek : First Contact
18 Star Trek : Nemesis
Series: TNG Season 2 (Disc 3)
Source: The Icarus Factor
Comment:Riker was abandoned by his father 15 years earlier at the age of 15
Series: TNG Season 2 (Disc 3)
Source: The Icarus Factor
Series: TNG Season 6 (Disc 3)
Source: Chain of Command, Part 1
Comment:Jellico notes that Riker graduated in the class of 57; this is 4 years earlier
Series: TNG Season 6 (Disc 3)
Source: Chain of Command, Part 1
Comment:Jellico notes that Riker graduated in the class of 57
Series: TNG Season 7 (Disc 3)
Source: The Pegasus
Series: TNG Season 1 (Disc 1)
Source: Encounter at Farpoint
Series: TNG Season 6 (Disc 5)
Source: Second Chances
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 1 (Disc 3)
Source: Hide and Q
Series: TNG Season 2 (Disc 5)
Source: Shades of Gray
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 7 (Disc 5)
Source: Genesis
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


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