Plato's life

Events

The life of the ancient greek philosopher, Plato

347 - 427

The lifespan of Plato

Plato dies at his Academy.

347

Plato travels in Egypt, Cyrene, Italy, Syracuse and Sicily.

380 - 398

Plato founds his Academy outside of Athens.

380

Trial and death of the philosopher, Socrates, in court of the Agora

399

Plato turns away from politics and goes to philosophy

403

Plato meets Socrates

407

Plato was born

Approx. 427

Plato was born in Athens, Greece to Perictione and Ariston of Athens