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The timeline documents important dates and events in the Witcher series, with the dates in human calendar are counted from the "Resurrection", a mysterious event mentioned in Season of Storms.

For easier viewing and separation of canon/non-canon this page has been split into 3 sections. Only the main page is considered canon, the others are non-canon (like the games, Netflix show, and other adaptations).

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  • The Resurrection

760s

  • The necropolis at Fen Carn is created
  • Nordling people arrive in the north of the Continent, human civilizations already present in the other parts of the world (people also settle in the south)
    • Known as the "First Landing" or "Landing of the Exiles", this event is very important in human history. Humans most likely came ashore at the mouth of the Yaruga and the Pontar Delta. Once on land, Jan Bekker was quick to discover and harness the Force found there and humans set up the first settlement. It took several hundred years for the elves to notice the growing threat posed by the newcomers

Between 760s and 830s

830s

839

950s

1060s

1112

  • The witcher Vesemir is noted as being active in fulfilling the duties of his profession during this year

1133

  • On Birke, in the village of Sylvan Dam, the prophet Lebioda delivers a sermon to his students

1140s

  • King Radovid III, looking for resources to wage war against Aedirn, decides to tax the Appanage of Kovir. The Appanage declares itself as the independent Kingdom of Kovir, resulting in war between the new kingdom and Redania. Despite support from ally Kaedwen, the war ends with Kovir's victory and the First Treaty of Lan Exeter is signed
  • The mage Cregennan is murdered in Foam, Lara Dorren gives birth to their child and dies of exhaustion in the woods near Tretogor. Queen Cerro of Redania adopts the half-elf girl and named her Riannon
    • Lara's death triggers another war between elves and humans, fostering racial tension that continues through the 13th century

1150s

1156

1170s

  • Outbreak of the Black Death plague in Vizima and Princess Adela dies helping priests in the hospital
  • Prince Amavet is cruelly murdered by Count Roger Kameny and his men
  • Roger Kameny is subjected to torture and torn apart by horses. This incident prompts the Temerian nobility to rebel which is suppressed by the intervention of Cidarian forces led by King Liam
  • Prince Amavet's illegitimate children, Muriel and Crispin, are born

1173

1178

1180

1191

1190s

1198

  • Corbett ascends the Cintran throne and marries Elen of Kaedwen
  • Dagorad is born to Corbett and Elen

1200

  • In the village of Forest Dam, an obelisk is erected by Spyridon Apps to commemorate the prophet Lebioda's sermon there sixty-seven years prior

1203

  • The Borsodi brothers officially enter business, trading horses and livestock from a shed in the countryside

1210

1211

1212

1218

1219

1220s

1225

1226

1228

1229

1232

1233

1234

1235

1237

1238

1239

1240

1241

  • The massacre in Lello, enacted by the witcher Brehen, takes place

1242

1245

  • June-August - events of the Season of Storms novel (according to a year mentioned in the in-novel letters, inconsistent with dates from the Saga)

1246

1248

1249

1250

1251

  • Unknown time before Season of Storms, the short story "A Shard of Ice" takes place
  • June-August - events of Season of Storms (calculation based on the rest of books)

1252

1253

1255

1257

1258

1261

1262

1263

1264

1265

1267

1268

1269

1272

1276

1290

1294

End of the thirteenth century

  • Beginning of climate change

1301

  • Peter Evertsen is falsely accused of misappropriation of imperial funds, found guilty, imprisoned and executed at Winneburg Castle
  • Morvran Voorhis ceases being Emperor of Nilfgaard
  • Jan Calveit becomes Emperor of Nilfgaard
  • Jan Calveit appoints Houvenaghel burgrave and director of mines in Venendal and as reward for services rendered gives him the office of mayor of Neveugen
  • Houvenaghel dies

1309

1318

1328

1331

1340

1350

  • the Haak invasion, rumored to have been predicted by Ithlinne

1373

1432

1460

  • Flourens Delannoy becomes librarian and secretary to the imperial court

1476

1510

  • Flourens Delannoy dies
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