Game of Thrones – Daenerys Targaryen

Daenerys Targaryen

 

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in the life of the fictitious character Daenerys Targaryen  as shown in the TV series Game of Thrones, Seasons 1 to 7 (2011 – 2017)

 

 

Before Season 1 Age 0
A daughter, Daenerys was born to the Mad King Aerys Targaryen and Rhaella Targaryen on the island of Dragonstone. Her father and older brother Rhaegar had been killed during Robert’s Rebellion and her pregnant mother had fled with her brother Viserys to Dragonstone. There was a violent storm on the night she was born and she uses the title Stormborn to mark this.
Before Season 1 Age 0
At about the same time as Daenerys’ birth, a son was born to Daenerys’ elder brother, Rhaegar and Lyanna Stark. The child’s identity was kept secret and he was named Jon Snow.
Before Season 1 Age 0
Daenerys’ mother died shortly after her birth.
Before Season 1 Age 0
Daenerys and her brother Viserys were taken abroad by Ser Willem Darry and others loyal to the Targaryens.
Before Season 1 childhood
Daenerys’ childhood was dominated by a need to raise money to mount an invasion to retake the Iron Throne for her brother Viserys. Viserys has a violent temper and he uses threats of his temper to control his younger sister.
Season 1 Age 16
Daenerys and her brother Viserys were living in the home of Magister Illyrio Mopatis. He told Daenerys that he had agreed a marriage between her and Dothraki leader, Khal Drogo. In return for Daenerys, Drogo would provide an army of 40,000 Dothraki to help Viserys retake the Iron Throne.
Season 1 Age 16
Daenerys married Khal Drogo. She was given a present of 3 dragon eggs by Magister Illyrio.
Season 1 Age 16
Daenerys spent the first months of married life travelling to the Dothraki Plains. She learned how to please Drogo and get him to see her as his equal. She also learned to speak Dothraki.
Season 1 Age 16
With encouragement from Jorah Mormont, Daenerys gradually learned to stand up to Viserys.
Season 1 Age 16
Daenerys became pregnant. She ate the heart of a stallion before the Dothraki and earned admiration from them for doing so.
Season 1 Age 16
Daenerys and Khal Drogo were at a feast. Viserys arrived drunk and threatened Khal Drogo with his sword demanding the promised army so he can take his crown. Drogo executed Viserys by pouring molten gold over his head.
Season 1 Age 16
Daenerys asked Khal Drogo to help her to take the Iron Throne herself but he told her that the Dothraki would not want to cross the sea.
Season 1 Age 16
Daenerys was walking through a market when a wine seller offered her wine. Jorah Mormont realised the wine seller was trying to poison her and stopped her from drinking the wine.
Season 1 Age 16
Khal Drogo changed his mind and said he would help Daenerys to take the Iron Throne. Drogo leads the Dothraki to Lhazar, the land of the lamb men, where they can take goods and slaves to sell to raise money.
Season 1 Age 16
Daenerys was annoyed with the way the slaves ere treated and demanded they be given better conditions. One of the Dothraki was annoyed with this and challenged Khal Drogo to a fight. During the fight Drogo was injured.
Season 1 Age 16
The captured lamb woman Mirri Maz Duur said she could help Khal Drogo’s wound and Daenerys agreed to her treating Khal Drogo.
Season 1 Age 16
Khal Drogo’s wound continued to get worse and it became clear he was dying. Daenerys begged Mirri Maz Duur to use magic to save his life.
Season 1 Age 16
Daenerys gave birth to a stillborn child. Mirri Maz Duur told her that her son’s death was necessary to save her husband. Khal Drogo is alive but is in a vegetative state. Daenerys was furious with Mirri Maz Duur especially when she learned that the lamb woman had used the magic to take revenge on Khal Drogo.
Season 1 Age 16
Daenerys suffocated Khal Drogo. She put her dragon eggs around his body and tied Mirri Maz Duur to the funeral pyre. After lighting the fire, Daenerys walks into the fire.
Season 1 Age 16
When the flames had died down Daenerys was revealed to be alive with three newly hatched dragons. She was procalimed queen by those Dothraki that had stayed with her.
Season 2 Age 17
Daenerys led her small party of Dothraki through the Red Waste but they have no food or shelter so she sends her three bloodriders in different directions to find where they should go. Only one returned alive. He came with an invitation for them to go to Qarth.
Season 2 Age 17
Daenerys and her Dothraki go to Qarth. They are given free passage into the city by Xaro Xhoan Daxos.
Season 2 Age 17
Daenerys was introduced to Pyat Pree who showed off his magic skill by reappearing in different places. He also invited Daenerys to the House of the Undying.
Season 2 Age 17
Xaro offered to pay for Daenerys’s invasion force if she married him but she turned him down.
Season 2 Age 17
Daenerys had been in Qarth trying unsuccessfully to raise money. When she returned to Xaro’s house she found many of her men dead and her dragons missing.
Season 2 Age 17
Daenerys attended a council meeting to find out who was responsible for the attack. Pyat Pree declared his guilt then murdered the remaining council members.
Season 2 Age 17
Daenerys entered the House of the Undying. There she saw many visions but realised they were not real. Eventually she was captured by Pyat Pree but was saved by her dragons who burnt him alive.
Season 2 Age 17
Daenerys found Xaro in bed with her handmaiden and feeling betrayed she locked them both in Xaro’s vault. She then took valuables from Xaro’s house and bought a ship.
Season 3 Age 18
Jon begins to march south with the wildlings. He is fascinated by the giants and also by Orell, the warg.
Season 3 Age 18
Daenerys arrived at Astapor in Slaver’s Bay. Jorah Mormont convinced her that she needed to purchase an army of Unsullied.
Season 3 Age 18
Daenerys went to negotiate the purchase of Unsullied with Kraznys mo Nakloz. Not realising the Daenerys can speak Valyrian he is very rude to her. Daenerys left to consider the deal.
Season 3 Age 18
Daenerys and Jorah walked back to their ship. Along the way a child caught Daenerys’ attention and offered her a ball. A hooded man, knocked the ball away where it cracked open revealing a poisonous manticore. The hooded man is Ser Barristan Selmy who has been dismissed from the Kingsguard by Joffrey Baratheon and asks to be able to serve Daenerys.
Season 3 Age 18
Daenerys agreed to purchase all the Unsullied in return for her largest dragon. She also demands that Missandei be given to her as part of the deal.
Season 3 Age 18
Daenerys handed over her largest dragon, Drogon to finalise the deal for the Unsullied. Once the Unsullied were hers, Daenerys spoke to them in Valyrian and commanded them to kill all slave masters and free all slaves. She then told Drogon to burn Kraznys alive.
Season 3 Age 18
Daenerys and her army of Unsullied journey to Yunkai to free the slaves there.
Season 3 Age 18
Daenerys met with Razdmal mo Eraz one of the Masters of Yunkai who told her that she would not be able to conquer Yunkai.
Season 3 Age 18
Daenerys learned that the Masters of Yunkai were protected by a group called the Second Sons. Daenerys asks to meet with the Captains of the Second Sons. At the meeting Captains Mero and Prendahl called Daenerys a whore and abused Missandei.
Season 3 Age 18
Later, Daario Naharis entered Daenerys’s room disguised as an Unsullied. He revealed that he had brought Daenerys the heads of the two Captains she had met earlier. He swore allegiance to Daenerys.
Season 3 Age 18
With Daario’s help, Jorah Mormont and Grey Worm secretly entered the city of Yunkai through the back gate. They then fought their way to the main gate and opened it so that Daenerys’ army could enter and take the city.
Season 3 Age 18
Daenerys spoke to the slaves and told them that they were now free. They surrounded her chanting ‘mhysa’.
Season 4 Age 19
Daenerys began the march to Meereen. She was horrified to see that slave children had been nailed to crosses with outstretched arms pointing the way to Meeren. She ordered the children cut down and buried after she has looked at each one.
Season 4 Age 19
Daenerys reached Meereen and placed it under siege. She catapults broken chains into the city to show how many slaves she has freed.
Season 4 Age 19
A party of Unsullied led by Grey Worm are sent into Meereen to start a slave revolt. The plan is successful and she enters the city.
Season 4 Age 19
Daenerys ordered 163 of the Masters nailed to crosses as the children had been.
Season 4 Age 19
Daenerys learned that slavery had been reestablished in Yunkai and that the ruling council in Astapor had been overthrown. Daenerys realised that she needed more experience in ruling before she would be able to take the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros.
Season 4 Age 19
Leader of the Second Sons, Daario Naharis, began trying to seduce Daenerys. Daenerys was attracted to him and he became her lover.
Season 4 Age 19
Daenerys banished Jorah Mormont after finding out that he had spied on her.
Season 4 Age 19
Daenerys was shocked to learn that some slaves in Meereen were not happy with being freed. She had been told by a slave that had been a teacher in a private house that he was now homeless because he had been sent out of the home. Reluctantly she conceded that he had free choice to return if he wished.
Season 4 Age 19
Daenerys received a man who showed her the charred body of his daughter who had been killed by her dragon Drogon.
Season 4 Age 19
Daenerys knew she was unable to control her dragons and so took her two dragons Rhaegal and Viserion into the underground chamber and chained them as they fed.
Season 5 Age 20
Still in Meereen, Daenerys refuses to allow the fighting pits to reopen. Daario tried to persuade her to reopen them but she still refused.
Season 5 Age 20
Daenerys went to see her two chained dragons but they tried to attack her and she had to withdraw.
Season 5 Age 20
Daenerys was pondering the fate of a Son of the Harpy. She decided that he deserved a fair trial but a freed slave, Mossador, killed him. Riots broke out when Daenerys had Mossador executed.
Season 5 Age 20
Daenerys was very upset when she learned that Ser Barristan had been killed by the Sons of the Harpy.
Season 5 Age 20
Daenerys agreed to marry Hizdahr zo Loraq and also agreed to re-open the fighting pits.
Season 5 Age 20
Daario asked Daenerys to marry him instead but Daenerys refused his offer.
Season 5 Age 20
Daenerys appeared in public with Hizdahr at the opening of the fighting pits. She appeared very uncomfortable at the carnage. She was shocked when one of the fighters was revealed to be Jorah Mormont. Daenerys ordered Mormont arrested and as he was taken away Tyrion Lannister presented himself.
Season 5 Age 20
Tyrion persuaded Daenerys to let Jorah live. Daenerys asked Tyrion to be her advisor.
Season 5 Age 20
Daenerys, Hizdahr zo Loraq, Tyrion, Missandei and Daario Naharis attended the games in the fighting pit. Jorah Mormont took part in the games and became the last man. He spotted a Son of the Harpy behind the royal box and threw a spear which killed him. Sons of the Harpy then appeared around the arena and began killing everyone. Daenerys and her party are unable to leave and believed they would be killed. Suddenly Drogon appeared and burnt many of the attackers. Daenerys climbed on Drogon’s back and flew away. Drogon was badly injured by spears.
Season 5 Age 20
Drogon lands on a grassy hill. Daenerys went off to find food but became surrounded by a group of Dothraki.
Season 6 Age 21
Daenerys had been taken prisoner by the Dothraki. She was brought before the leader Khal Moro. She revealed that she was the widow of Khal Drogo and was told that she had to go to Vaes Dothrak and live with the other widowed Khaleesi.
Season 6 Age 21
Daenerys arrived at the Temple of the Dosh Khaleen in Vaes Dothrak. She was told that she would have to speak to the Khals and explain why she had not followed Dothraki law and gone straight to Vaes Dothrak.
Season 6 Age 21
Daenerys was reunited with Jorah Mormont and Daario Naharis who had come to rescue her. However, Daenerys revealed a plan of her own.
Season 6 Age 21
Daenerys met with the Khals and to their amazement told them that they were not fit to lead the Dothraki and tells them that she will be their leader. She then overturned the braziers setting the building alight. As the door had been barred from the outside the Khal inside were burned alive.
Season 6 Age 21
Daenerys emerged from the burning building alive and the Dothraki bowed to her as their Khaleesi.
Season 6 Age 21
Daenerys discovered that Jorah Mormont had greyscale and told him to go and find a cure then return to her.
Season 6 Age 21
Daenerys began the journey back to Meereen. Her dragon Drogon found her and she rode him into Meereen.
Season 6 Age 21
Daenerys met with the slave masters of Meereen who agreed to let her escape but state that Missandei and the Unsullied would be returned to slavery. Daenerys refused their terms by telling them that it would be they not she that was to surrender.
Season 6 Age 21
Daenerys ordered Drogon and her other dragons that had escaped captivity to burn the slave master’s ships.
Season 6 Age 21
Varys arrived in Meereen and pledged his allegiance to Daenerys.
Season 6 Age 21
Yara and Theon Greyjoy arrived to form an alliance with Daenerys.
Season 6 Age 21
Daenerys made preparations to leave Meereen and sail to Westeros. She told Daario that he would not be sailing with her but that he would remain in Meereen to keep peace.
Season 6 Age 21
A massive fleet of ships carried Daenerys and her armies away from Meereen towards Westeros.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys reached Dragonstone and began exploring. She stated that it did not feel like home.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys began to set out a strategy to take Westeros.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys received Mellisandre who gave her allegiance to Daenerys.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys ordered Tyrion to write a letter to Jon Snow asking him to come to Dragonstone and bend the knee to her.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys held a meeting with her supporters, Ellaria Sand and her daughters, Olenna Tyrell and Yara and Theon Greyjoy. Ellaria Sand and her daughters, Yara and Theon agreed to sail their fleet to Dorne and then accompany the Dornish army back to lay siege to Kings Landing.
Season 7 Age 22
Jon Snow and Davos Seaworth arrived at Dragonstone. Jon refused to bend the knee to Daenerys but asked for her support in the coming fight with the Night King.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys and Tyrion are both surprised and confused to hear Davos Seaworth state that Jon had taken a knife in the heart.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys learned that the Yara Greyjoy’s fleet had been attacked by Euron Greyjoy and that Ellaria Sand and Yara had been taken prisoner.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys agreed to let Jon mine dragonglass.
Season 7 Age 22
On Tyrion’s advice, Daenerys sent the Unsullied to take Casterly Rock. While they were taking the Rock, their ships were burned by Euron Greyjoy leaving them stranded at Casterly Rock. Meanwhile Jaime Lannister rode at the head of an army to take Daenerys’ ally Olenna Tyrell and Highgarden.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys and Missandei pondered the fate of the Unsullied.
Season 7 Age 22
Jon Snow took Daenerys to show her the dragonglass. He also showed her cave drawings of men and children of the forest fighting together against the Night King. Daenerys asked Jon to bend the knee and work with him but again Jon refused.
Season 7 Age 22
Tyrion told Daenerys that the Unsullied had been trapped at Casterly Rock and that Highgarden had fallen and Olenna Tyrell made to commit suicide.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys determined to take action and took her army of Dothraki to meet the Lannister army. She rode on the back of Drogon and used his fire to burn through swathes of the Lannister army. She also burned all the grain that the Lannister army had collected for Kings Landing. With the Lannisters facing defeat, Bronn managed to reach a Ballista and fired at Drogon. He missed the first time but the second struck and Drogon flew to the ground where he destroyed the ballista. Daenerys tried to pull the bolt out of Drogon and did not see Jaime Lannister riding towards her with a spear in hand. Drogon breathed fire at Jaime who was thrown into the river by Bronn.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys returned from the battle on the back of Drogon. They landed near Jon Snow and Drogon allowed Jon Snow to stroke him.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys agreed to let Jon Snow return North to bring a white walker back to Kings Landing to prove to Cersei that they are real.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys was reunited with Jorah Mormont who, cured from Greyscale, had returned to serve her. The reunion was short-lived as Mormont joined Jon Snow’s party to go north of the Wall.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys was unhappy when Tyrion Lannister questioned her regarding who would succeed her as queen given that she cannot have more children.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys received a raven calling for her help to rescue Jon Snow and his party. She flew north with her dragons. After burning a large number of the white walkers Drogon landed and all except Jon climbed onto his back. After Daenerys’s dragon Viserion was killed with an ice javelin she flew off leaving Jon Snow to face the army of the dead.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys was visibly happy when Jon Snow arrived at the Wall on the back of a horse. She visited him in his room and they held hands and shared a moment before Jon swore fealty to her.
Season 7 Age 22
Daenerys, Jon Snow, Tyrion and their allies met with Cersei, Jaime, Euron Greyjoy an Brienne of Tarth. Sandor Clegane opened the box containing the wight and the dead corpse ran towards Cersei. Jon then demonstrated that it could be killed with fire or dragonglass. Cersei agreed to a truce to fight the army of the dead, but Jon could not swear fealty to Cersei and talks broke down. After intervention from Tyrion the talks resumed and Cersei agreed to help them defeat the white walkers and wights.
Season 7 Age 22
Jon persuaded Daenerys to sail to the North with the rest of the party rather than fly on Drogon. While on the journey Jon and Daenerys spend the night together.

 

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