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The Grand Budapest Hotel - timeline
Johannes van Hoytl the younger is born.
December: Johannes van Hoytl the younger dies.
The woman who would be the Dowager Countess Madame Celine Villenueve Desgoffe und Taxis is born.
Madame Celine Villenueve Desgoffe und Taxis's husband dies, making her the Dowager Countess Madame D.
Serge X is born.
September: Zero Moustafa begins his career as a lobby boy at the Grand Budapest Hotel under concierge Monsieur Gustave H. (Nebelsbad, Zubrowka)
September: Zero Moustafa, on his third formal outing with Agatha, asks for her hand in marriage. She agrees. (Zubrowka)
Wednesday 19th October: The Dowager Countess Madame Celine Villenueve Desgoffe und Taxis is also found dead in her boudoir. Monsieur Gustave H. and his ward Zero Moustafa travel to pay their respects. (Lutz, Zubrowka)
Sunday 23rd October: Deputy Vilmos Kovacs is murderd by J.G. Jopling. (Zubrowka)
Thursday 27th October: Monsieur Gustave H. and his cellmates escape prison. Monsieur Gustave calls upon the special services of, and is rescued by, the Society of the Crossed Keys and Monsieur Ivan. (Checkpoint 19 Criminal Internment Camp)
Friday 28th October: "Local Girl's Head Found in Laundry Basket" reads the headline of the Trans-Alpine Yodel newspaper. Meanwhile, Monsieur Gustave H. and his ward Zero Moustafa pursue J.G. Jopling, resulting in a death.
Saturday 29th October: At midnight, war begins. By lunch, Pffeifelstad falls under heavy shelling. High command advances to Nebelsbad and inhabits the Grand Budapest Hotel. Monsieur Gustave H., his ward Zero Moustafa, and Zero's girlfriend Agatha infiltrate the Grand Budapest and find the secret will of Madame Celine Villenueve Desgoffe und Taxis. (Zubrowka)
Thursday 17th November: Start of the Lutz Blitz. Monsieur Gustave H., his ward Zero Moustafa, and Zero's wife Agatha travel across the border. Monsieur Gustave is shot by fascist border patrolmen. (Zubrowka)
Agatha and her infant son are taken by Prussian grippe.
Sunday 24th March: The newspaper The Continental Drift runs the headline "Zero Corners Market." (Zubrowka)
Tuesday 28th November: The newspaper Daily Fact runs the headline "Pact with Commissar" with the sub-headline "Comrade Zero M." (Zubrowka)
A writer stays at the Grand Budapest Hotel and meets the owner, Zero Moustafa, who tells him his story, such as it is. (Zubrowka)