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Fullmetal Alchemist manga and Brotherhood timeline:

-The Milos tribe settles in the hill surrounded by two rivers that run alongside the border of present-day Amestris and Creta.

-Creta is founded when Creta I, the leader of the Cretua tribe, decides to unify all neighboring tribes under one government. He implements a hereditary dynasty of his family, which eventually fortifies and consolidates the union of those tribes.

-Creta starts invading Milos.

-July: Conquest of Riviere by the earliest settlers of Amestris.

-October: Riot in Cameron.

-The Armstrong family begins serving Amestris.

-February: Soapman Incident in Fisk.

-August: Gold Steiner is born.

-March: Wellesley Conflict.

-October: Border conflict northeast of the original Southern Headquarters (present site of South City).

-Führer Candidate Number 12 is born.

-Berthold Hawkeye is born.

-May: Urey Rockbell is born.

-Trisha Elric is born.

-Izumi Harnet and Sara Rockbell are born.

-Roy Mustang and Maes Hughes are born.

1887 or 1888:
-Riza Hawkeye and Jean Havoc are born.

-Ashleigh Crichton is born.

-King Bradley becomes the Führer of Amestris.

-Izumi trains in the Briggs mountains for one month.
-Izumi and Sig Curtis marry and move to Dublith.

-Izumi attempts human transmutation to bring her baby back to life, but loses some of her inner organs.
-Urey and Sara marry.
-Julia Crichton and Pitt Renbak are born.

-Winter: Edward Elric is born.
-Winry Rockbell, Ling Yao and Lan Fan are born.

-Alphonse Elric and Russell Tringham are born.

-Envy shapeshifts into an Amestrian soldier and shoots an Ishvalan child, starting the Ishval Civil War.

-April: Ed, Al and Winry get their picture taken.
-Roy and Hughes meet at the Military Academy.

-Hohenheim leaves Resembool.
-Ed and Al start performing alchemy.
-Summer: Trisha dies due to a plague.

-March: Winry has a picture taken with her parents.
-Den gets into an accident while protecting Ed and others, losing her front left leg and getting it replaced with an automail leg.
-Berthold dies.
-Melvin Voyager starts looking for a job in Central City and disappears.

-December: A picture is taken of Den with her automail.

-Ishvalan terrorists blow up a train station in Resembool.

-January 5: Barry kills Lenny and Cynthia. This is the only time he kills two people in one night.
-Scar kills Winry's parents.
-Order 3066 is issued and the State Alchemists are called in to fight in the Ishval Civil War.
-Dr. Tim Marcoh disappears after the war ends and goes into hiding in a village located between East City and Resembool, calling himself Dr. Mauro.
-During a nasty thunderstorm in Resembool, Izumi and her husband Sig show up and she transmutes a wall so that the water won't overflow.
-Summer, possibly around June: Izumi leaves Ed and Al at Yock Island for one month, where they are forced to reflect on the phrase ''All is one, one is all''. While they're being attacked by a mysterious masked man, who is actually Mason in disguise, Ed figures out the meaning of this phrase. Following this, Izumi accepts Ed and Al as her apprentices. Numerous beatings ensue.
-Winter, possibly around December: Ed and Al return to Resembool.

-The Ishval Civil War ends.
-May 3: Barry kills Reynolds behind the bars on 5th Street.
-Security Chief Atlas kills Ashleigh and Julia's parents to find their research and takes  Ashleigh's face off to pose as him. Ashleigh finds the Sanguine Star (Philosopher's Stone) and survives.
-Atlas begins to form the transmutation circle in Table City.

-January: Ed and Al have a picture taken of them wearing black suits. Winry, Pinako and Den also have a picture taken.
-Atlas, still posing as Ashleigh with the name of Melvin Voyager, is arrested for burglary and assault.
-Nina Tucker is born.
-Dr. Knox and his wife separate.
-August 29: Barry kills Hendrick, who was complaining that the meat the former was selling tasted bad.
-Fall: Ed and Al attempt human transmutation to bring their mother back to life but fail. The Truth takes Al's body and Ed's left leg. Ed sacrifices his right arm while bonding Al's soul to an armor.
-Roy and Riza show up in Resembool to offer Ed a job as a State Alchemist.

-May: Fighting starts south of Fotcett over the new Southern Headquarters.
-May 13: Barry kills Gadrielle on a clear and bright night.
-Elicia Hughes is born.
-Fall: Ed goes to Central City with Roy and passes the State Alchemist certification exam, earning himself the title of the Fullmetal Alchemist.
-October 3: Ed returns to Resembool, gets a picture taken, and he and Al burn down their house.

Between 1911 and 1914:
-Ed and Al join in on an investigation to catch terrorists.
-Ed and Al go to Wisteria.

-Father Cornello comes to Reole and show its citizens the way of the Sun God Leto.
-Shou Tucker transmutes his wife into a chimera and becomes a State Alchemist.
-The Slicer brothers are supposedly sentenced to death, but their souls are actually transmuted into an armor and they are ordered to guard Laboratory 5.
-Ed and Al stay in a small town while Ed recovers from a fever and Ed and Pitt reminisce about old times.
-Roy is ordered to train a troop in a remote post and is visited by Hughes, who takes him on a day trip of hiking.

-Rose's boyfriend dies in an accident.
-On the same day as Elicia's second birthday, the Fullmetal vs. Flame mock battle takes place at Central Command.
-Satella LeCoulte becomes pregnant.

-Riza adopts Black Hayate.
-Ed and Al arrive at Xenotime and confront two brothers who are posing as them; Russell and Fletcher Tringham.
-The Mustang Unit investigates the mystery of Warehouse 13.
-Ed and Al are called by the Führer and Roy to defeat Isaac McDougal, a State Alchemist who went rogue following the Ishval Civil War due to the military's corruption.
-Ed and Al go to Reole and defeat Father Cornello, who had been working with the Homunculi. Gluttony eats him, and he gets replaced by Envy.
-Ed and Al go to Youswell, defeat the corrupt 1st Lieutenant Yoki, and sell the town back to its inhabitants.
-Scar kills Basque Grand.
-On the train to East City, Ed and Al defeat a terrorist group named the Blue Squad.
-After arriving at East City, Ed and Al start studying at Shou Tucker's house. A few days later, Shou transmutes Nina and his dog Alexander into a chimera. He and the chimera are placed into custody, where they are killed by Scar. By this point in time, Scar has killed five State Alchemists in Central, and ten throughout all of Amestris.
-Scar attacks Ed and Al and severely damages Ed's automail arm and Al's body.
-On their way to Resembool with Armstrong, Ed and Al meet Dr. Tim Marcoh , who gives them a note on where to find information on the Philosopher's Stone. After returning to his house, the good doctor is attacked by Lust, who promises to wipe his village off the map if he tries anything funny.
-Ed, Al and Armstrong stay in Resembool for three days while Ed's arm is repaired.
-Lust burns down Central Library.
-The gang finally arrives at Central City, where after finding the remains of the library, Ed and Al get Sheska to rewrite Dr. Marcoh's notes.
-After ten days of studying the notes, Ed and Al realize that the ingredients for a Philosopher's Stone are human lives.
-After sneaking into Laboratory 5, Ed fights the Slicer brothers and meets Lust and Envy, while Al questions his existence after being told by Barry the Chopper that he may be made up. After the laboratory is destroyed, not having anything else to do, Barry decides to kill time in Central.
-Al finds out from Winry that he himself is real, and that Ed was worrying about whether he hated him or not. Meanwhile, Izumi and Sig are in Central as well, and meet Hohenheim.
-Ed and Al go to Rush Valley with Winry. Hughes finds out that the several wars within Amestris were meant for activating a nationwide transmutation circle, and gets killed by Envy.
-At Rush Valley, Ed and Al chase after Paninya, who stole Ed's State Alchemist pocketwatch, and Winry helps deliver the LeCoulte couple's baby, and becomes Dominic's apprentice.
-Ed and Al go to Dublith to see Izumi and wind up revealing to her that they attempted human transmutation.
-Roy is transferred to Central City along with Riza, Havoc, Breda, Fuery and Falman.
-Ed and Al go to Lambsear to attempt to find a book called ''The Evolution of the Body'', which may contain information on how to recreate a person's body.
-Armstrong sets up Havoc with his sister Catherine.
-After Ed goes to South City for his annual assessment, Al is kidnapped by Greed's chimeras.
-Scar and Yoki leave the East City slums.
-Ed returns to Dublith, where a fight takes place between him, Greed and his chimeras and the military. Wrath defeats Greed and takes him to Father, who drains him of the Philosopher's Stone.
-Roy, Riza and Falman interrogate Barry.
-May arrives at Youswell and starts looking for Ed, believing him to be a tall, handsome man. The gang meets Ling, Lan Fan and Fu at Rush Valley.
-The gang arrives at Central and find out about Hughes' death. Ling is arrested for being an illegal immigrant.
-Maria is suspected as Hughes' murderer. Barry helps her and Ling escape Central Prison. Roy helps her escape by using a fake corpse and burning it.
-Armstrong takes Ed to Resembool, where they then depart to Xerxes.
-Roy, Havoc, Riza, Al and Barry go to Laboratory 3. Roy kills Lust. Barry is killed by his human body. Ling and Lan Fan fight Envy and Gluttony, before the latter two are called away by Pride.
-Ed, Armstrong and Breda arrive at Xerxes and find Maria safe and sound, before she goes to Xing with Fu. Ed realizes that Scar is the one who killed Winry's parents.
-Ed returns to Resembool and finds Hohenheim standing in front of Trisha's grave.
-After Hohenheim leaves, Ed digs up the remains of the failed human transmutation and realizes that it wasn't their mother after all.
-Scar kills Giolio Comanche and meets May.
-Ed returns to Central City and starts to perform alchemy for the people in order to lure out Scar and/or the Homunculi.
-Ed and Al go to Table City and help Julia and the other Milosians reclaim their independence.
-After returning to Central City, Ed and Al fight Scar and stop Winry from killing him after she finds out he's the one who killed her parents. Meanwhile, Ling and Lan Fan fight Wrath and Gluttony, but Lan Fan's left arm is injured, so she cuts it off.
-Ed, Ling and Envy are sucked inside Gluttony in the middle of a fight.
-After Roy reveals that he knows that the Führer is a Homunculus, Riza is promoted to the Führer's assistant, Fuery is transferred to South City, Falman to Briggs and Breda to West City. Ed, Ling and Envy manage to escape from inside Gluttony by opening the Gate. While leaving, Ed sees Al's human body near his Gate and promises to him that he will get his body back. They then meet Father. Ling becomes the new Greed.
-Al takes May to Dr. Knox's house for her to rest after the encounter with Father. Ed goes to Riza's house to return her gun and she tells him about the Ishval Civil War.
After finishing the FMA anime timeline, I decided to make a timeline for the manga and Brotherhood because nothing bring me greater joy than making anime and manga timelines. I also decided to include some of the video games which appear to be sidequests to the main storyline, so to speak, and the light novels, which apparently take place before the main events of the storyline.

Please note, not all of these dates are official.
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Y u stop there?

I disapprove of the 2003 anime, but we're the novels and milos movie cannon?
64SuperNintendo Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2016  Student Filmographer
Procrastination. I'll finish it eventually.

I put the novels and Sacred Star of Milos because, while they're not explicitly canon, they were given a placement relative to the events of the story (the novels mostly take place after Ed becomes a State Alchemist but before they go to Reole at the beginning of the story, and Sacred Star of Milos was placed in the middle of chapter 45 before they fight Scar thanks to a bonus chapter), so I added them there.
azuroku Featured By Owner May 12, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
This is awesome.
MadelynKitten Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So if Edward is 15 at the beginning of brotherhood and my character is 18 when he's 15, and ed was born in 1899, Maddi would be born in 1896.. Well there's my year xD
LilJinjo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
What year was Lan Fan born?  I know that Lyra from 2003 anime was born in 1891.
64SuperNintendo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Student Filmographer
She looks the same age as Ling, so around 1899.
Animoholic-Redux Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
joaocouto Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice, but u forgot to put the birth of homunculus, death of people of xerxes,... go to to get some other informations of timelines.
64SuperNintendo Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Student Filmographer
Yeah, I already knew about the FMA Wiki. I didn't forget, I just got somewhat lazy and stopped adding stuff to this timeline at some point. I'll finish it at some point.
joaocouto Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
but i liked how u put the informations of movie 2
KoolKat5296 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013
I love your timeline and it has helped so much in planning a Fanfiction I am currently writing. A question though. What day is the promised day at the end of brotherhood. I've been looking everywhere for it and can't find it.
You don't have to answer, I'm just curious as you certainly know the dates very well.
64SuperNintendo Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013  Student Filmographer
Well, I've been procrastinating on finishing this timeline, but according to my calculations, the Promised Day should be between late March and mid-April 1915. I'm not sure about the exact date though, so I'll get back to you on that.
Nyankyuu Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013
this is what i call dedication xD it's almost like history where we study like different topics and stuff but they're all still under that huge timeline in mankind's story. haha sorry to make this sound sooo like educational but i love this kind of thing xD amazing effort and fantastic timeline <3
ShadowFoxSliver Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Do you have the second part of the Brotherhood timeline up? I noticed that no one else has gone past Ling turning into Greed and have yet to put up the timeline for Edward and Alphonse being in Briggs or such.
If you haven't yet, do you think you could? It would help a lot!
64SuperNintendo Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Student Filmographer
Yeah, I could. The thing is I got lazy and stopped adding the events a few months ago, but I'll resume when I have time.
Sacal-Rose-Hitashu Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Student Photographer
This is awesome and accurate. It must have taken you forever to get all the years right. If you don't mind I'm writing journal entries for one of the characters and this is helpful , can I use it as a guideline if I give credit to you?
64SuperNintendo Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Student Filmographer
Of course you can.
Sacal-Rose-Hitashu Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Student Photographer
thank you
Enigmaticmuffin Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
World War I was started when a Serbian terrorist named Gavrilo Princip shot the next heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, Franz Ferdinand and his wife.

64SuperNintendo Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Student Filmographer
I actually read about that! Considering that there are a lot of similarities between Europe during World War I and II and Amestris' relationship with the other countries, it wouldn't surprise me if there was a connection.
Z0MGedELR1C Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
SO. MANY. WORDSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS. :iconlinkconfusedplz: but either way, it is flawless. I'm making an OC for Hetalia and the country is Amestris. Do you mind if I use your information and give you credit?
64SuperNintendo Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Student Filmographer
Of course you can.
Z0MGedELR1C Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ok. I must thank you in advance.
mangafreedom31 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm surprise, i find your job randomly
but it's great !
if you agree that i use it, it'll be realy useful for the RPG i'm preparing about FMA ^^
64SuperNintendo Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Student Filmographer
Of course you can use it! That's actually the reason I started making these timelines in the first place; to help people with their fanfics and RPGs. Be sure to give me credit though!
mangafreedom31 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks ;)
i'll quote you, and send you a copy of the finish work (it'll be in french)
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