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This is a timeline based on the information revealed in the series. The information presented is inferred from dates given in the series and sourced from the official fanbooks.

Historical Timeline

Historical Timeline
Date: Beginning of Time
  • Chaos is born.
  • Chaos creates the world and all living creatures from nothingness, then the Demon King and Supreme Deity, and finally the Sacred Tree.
  • The Demon King creates the Demon Realm and the Demon Clan, the Supreme Deity creates the Celestial Realm and the Goddess Clan and the Sacred Tree creates the Fairy Realm and the Fairy Clan.
  • Chaos creates the Giant Clan.
  • Chaos creates the Humans.
  • Chaos creates the Lady of the Lake and Cath Palug, the latter of which challenges its creator for its power but is defeated and later sealed by the Goddess Clan in Purgatory.
  • The Demon King and the Supreme Deity join efforts and successfully seal Chaos into a provisional form, later known as Hawk Mama.
Date: 6000+ years ago
Date: 5000+ years ago
Date: 4400+ years ago
Date: 4347 years ago
  • Izraf is born around this time.
Date: 4200+ years ago
Date: 4007 years ago
  • Galand is born around this time.
Date: 3880+ years ago
  • Drole is born around this time.
Date: 3554 years ago
Date: 3540 years ago
  • Mod and Ganne are born around this time.
Date: 3500+ years ago
  • The Demon Gowther is bestowed with the Commandment of Selflessness.
  • Gowther is imprisoned and creates a doll that takes over his position as a Commandment.
  • Mael is born around this time.
Date: 3431 years ago
Date: 3393 years ago
Date: 3378 years ago
Date: 3362 years ago
  • Gelda is born around this time.
Date: 3339 years ago
  • Ren is born around this time.
Date: 3278 years ago
Date: 3268 years ago
Date: 3172 years ago
Date: 3000+ years ago
  • The Demon King creates the Ten Commandments, picking the ten strongest Demons and bestowing each one with fragments of his power called Commandments.
  • Bellion becomes the leader of the Six Knights of Black despite his desire to be a member of the Ten Commandments. He later leads an infiltration mission to the Celestial Realm and is nearly overpowered by the Goddess Archangel Mael but saved by the Demon King's eldest son and heir Meliodas, who coldly shrugs him off.
  • Meliodas reigns as leader of the Ten Commandments but betrays them for his romantic interest in the Goddess Elizabeth and slaughters Aranak and Zeno, two of the original Commandments.
  • After failing to convince Zeldris to come with him, due to his brother's sense of honor and fear of their father, Meliodas leaves with Elizabeth to join Stigma to end the Holy War.
  • Meliodas surrender his Commandment of Love.
  • Zeldris takes over his brother's position as the leader of the Ten Commandments.
  • A great conflict called the Holy War occurs between the Goddess Clan (who ally themselves with the Fairy, Giant and Human Clans) and the Demon Clan (who ally themselves with the Vampires).
    • Albions are created to serve the Demon Clan.
    • Izraf proposes a rebellion to the Demon Clan but fails. Zeldris seals the Vampires in Gelda's honor.
    • The Four Archangels kill many Demons, including Derieri's sister Rajine.
    • The rebellion kills many Stigma members in revenge.
    • Gowther and his doll vanish and Fraudrin takes over for them.
    • Jenna and Zaneri run away from the war. They borrow the bodies of two human twin girls in order to ultimately escape the Goddess Clan.
    • Gowther gives his doll a "heart".
    • Rou is killed by Gloxinia for betraying him.
    • Drole is bested in combat by Zeldris and forced to surrender.
    • Drole and Gloxinia join the Ten Commandments.
    • Gowther changes the memories of Mael and everyone with a forbidden spell resulting in the end of his own life.
    • Mael receives the Commandmnet of Love.
    • After Mael is "killed" by Estarossa, the balance of power is broken and the Goddess Clan is forced to take extreme measures.
    • Meliodas is cursed by the Supreme Deity with eternal life that brings him closer to his original self every time he dies and revives while Elizabeth is cursed by the Demon King with perpetual reincarnation in which she'll live short lifespans as human girls and forget her previous lives every time she dies, but if she does remember them she'll die three days afterwards in front of Meliodas.
    • Eventually the Holy War results in the Demon Clan being defeated and sealed by the other clans while the Goddess Clan sacrifice their physical forms to seal the Demon King in Purgatory.
  • Meliodas meets a Savage Tribe member named Elizabeth, who dies three days after reconnecting with him through her previous life.
Date: 1500+ years ago
Date: 1300+ years ago
  • Harlequin (later known as King) is born around this time.
Date: 1000+ years ago
  • Ende is born around this time.
  • Puora is born around this time.
  • Elaine is born around this time.
  • A fragile peace treaty is made between the Human kingdoms and the Fairy King's Forest.
Date: ~836 years ago
Date: ~782 years ago
Date: ~766 years ago
  • Diane is born around this time.
Date: ~716 years ago
  • Harlequin travels to the Human world after hearing that his friend Helbram and a group of other fairies were captured by a human named Aldrich. He disappears during the rescue leaving his sister Elaine as the Guardian Saint of the Fountain of Youth and Fairy King's Forest - the gateway between the Fairy and Human worlds.
  • Helbram takes vengeance on Aldrich and kills him for ripping off fairies' wings and seemingly killing Harlequin. Unable to bear his friends' fate, Helbram slaughters every human he comes across for the following 500 years.
  • Harlequin finds Helbram but is knocked unconscious by his former friend, losing his memory of his life as the Fairy King in the process.
  • Diane, a young giantess pulls the unconscious Harlequin out of a river, marking their first meeting.
Date: 216 years ago
  • Harlequin regains his memories only to find out about Helbram's murders for the past 500 years.[1] Their tragic reunion ends with the death of Helbram.[2]
  • Harlequin erases Diane's memories and is taken into custody by Holy Knights for his ignorance towards the atrocities committed by a member of his Clan.[3] However, Meliodas takes an interest in him.
Date: ~81 years ago
Date: ~76 years ago
Date: ~75 years ago
Date: ~74 years ago
Date: ~67 years ago
Date: ~63 years ago
Date: ~61 years ago [4]
  • Nadja Liones dies from a heart disease at the age of 16.
  • Gowther is arrested by Holy Knights and sentenced to death after being wrongly accused of forcing Nadja into vile sexual acts resulting in her murder. Gowther throws away his heart and falls victim.
Date: ~59 years ago
Date: ~56 years ago
Date: ~55 years ago
Date: ~51 years ago
Date: ~46 years ago
  • Ban gets arrested and meets Zhivago who teaches him how to steal and makes him his adoptive son. After a failed theft attempt by Ban some hunters find Selion, a werefox Beastman that is Zhivago's biological son. Zhivago goes to save him instead of Ban but fails anyway.
  • Slader is born.
Date: ~45 years ago
Date: ~44 years ago
Date: ~43 years ago
Date: ~39 years ago
Date: ~38 years ago
Date: ~37 years ago
Date: ~36 years ago
  • Ban meets Elaine deep within the Fairy King's Forest while searching for the Fountain of Youth and the two grow close over the seven days they spend together after initial tension.[6] Their carefree days come to an end after a Red Demon appears within the forest and burns it to the ground. Ban manages to slay the Demon after drinking water from the fountain and becoming immortal, but Elaine is killed.[7]
    • Ban is arrested by Holy Knights and sentenced to death after being wrongly accused of stealing the Fountain of Youth and destroying the Fairy King's Forest.[8]
  • Hendrickson discovers the corpse of the Demon in the charred remains of the Fairy King's Forest but keeps it a secret regardless. He recovers it and begins experimenting with the Demon's blood.[9]
Date: ~35 years ago
Date: ~34 years ago
Date: ~32 years ago
  • Liz invades the Kingdom of Danafor but is captured by Holy Knights. Meliodas grants her freedom and she joins their ranks, slowly falling in love with him.
  • Meliodas obliterates Danafor from the face of Britannia after Liz is killed by Fraudrin. Supposedly having lost himself in wrath, this represents his Sin.
  • Elizabeth Liones is born immediately after the death of Liz and destruction of Danafor.[10] She is later adopted by Bartra Liones.
  • After being sentenced to death Ban is executed a total of 33 times but survives all of them.
  • Four years into his imprisonment, Meliodas breaks Ban out of his prison cell with a single blow resulting in the latter being greatly impressed with the former's strength and joining him.
  • Hawk is born in Purgatory. Soon after that the Demon King kidnaps him and sends him to the outside world, separating him from his brother Wild.
  • Arthur Pendragon is born.
  • Cath is born.
  • Guila is born.
  • Diane, Matrona and Dolores are sent by Holy Knights to attack savages. Dumbelbas dies after a battle with Matrona.
  • Meliodas and Diane meet for the first time when Meliodas protects her from a group of knights.
  • Dolores dies from a group of bandits in a mining field.
  • Diane and Matrona arrive at a certain location as ordered by Holy Knights. However, it was a trick which caused Matrona to be poisoned while also killing 330 Holy Knights including one named Gannon in the process. Diane is arrested for these actions placed on her and sentenced to death but Meliodas thwarts the plan in the name of Bartra Liones.
  • Zalpa treats Matrona's wounds for three days straight, thus saving her life.
Date: ~31 years ago
  • The Seven Deadly Sins are formed around this time.
  • Ban goes through a phase of collecting stuffed animals, angering King.
  • Theo is born.
Date: ~28 years ago
  • The Kingdom of Edinburgh falls victim to a plague of vampires that sees its entire population wiped out in a single night after the seal on the Vampire clan is broken. The Seven Deadly Sins are sent on a mission to combat the threat at Edinburgh's Maiden castle, killing the last members of the Vampire Clan in the course of which.[11]
  • Ban tries to steal Meliodas' sword, causing the latter to leave a permanent scar on the former's neck.
Date: ~27 years ago
  • Meliodas, Ban, King and Merlin are sent to Istar to take care of a monster sleeping in the Great Druid Altar.
  • Sol is born.
Date: ~26 years ago
  • The Great Druid Altar is damaged during the Seven Deadly Sins successful battle against the Troll Queen.[12]
  • Dreyfus and Hendrickson are sent on a mission to investigate the crater left in the wake of Danafor's destruction and find the demon Fraudrin severely injured at the bottom. Fraudrin possesses Dreyfus and brainwashes Hendrickson, setting in motion the events that would lead to the framing of the Seven Deadly Sins and the revival of the Demon Clan.[13]
  • Dreyfus is influenced by Fraudrin to murder his half-brother, the Great Holy Knight Zaratras, with the aid of a corrupted Hendrickson.[14] The murder is framed on the Seven Deadly Sins, who are accused of plotting to overthrow the kingdom.[15] Marked as wanted criminals, they scatter across the country and go into hiding.
  • Diane loses her sacred treasure.
  • Meliodas wakes up sometime after the coup and meets Hawk and his mother.
Date: ~24 years ago
  • Helbram's body is bought by Hendrickson after floating around the black market for close to 150 years and he is given new life.[16]
  • King Liones creates Dawn Roar as a new, independent order of knights to replace the Seven Deadly Sins and appoints Slader as their captain.[17]
  • Della is born.
Date: ~22 years ago
  • The Weird Fangs are formed without any formal permission from the king.
Date: ~21 years ago
  • Ban grows bored without his captain and willingly surrenders himself to the Weird Fangs in an effort to feel more alive.[18]
  • All giants are banned from entering the town of Vaizel after Matrona went wild during the annual fighting festival while drunk.
Date: ~19 years ago
  • Griamore is knighted.[19]
Date: ~17 years ago
  • Arthur Pendragon pulls the divine sword Excalibur from a stone.
  • Dreyfus and Hendrickson break the peace treaty of Liones and Malachia and win a war against the kingdom.
Date: More than 16 years and 7 months ago
  • With his power to see into the future, King Liones predicts the coming of a Holy War. He tries to prevent it from occurring through pacifistic means, making the Holy Knights restless. Dreyfus and Hendrickson, believing that the Holy Knights lack purpose without a cause to fight for, orchestrate a coup and arrest the king. They enforce martial law and the populace are conscripted into forced labor in the name of protecting the kingdom.
  • Elizabeth escapes from the castle in the Kingdom of Liones and begins her journey to find the Seven Deadly Sins in order to stop the Holy Knights.
  • Jude is killed by Ban.
  • Meliodas and Ban destroy Baste Dungeon, resulting in the latter's escape.
  • The Northern Barbarians get killed by Gilthunder and Howzer.
  • Twigo and Jericho drink the Red Demon's blood. Twigo explodes due to being incompatible to the demon's blood.
  • Diane gets Gideon back and the town of Vaizel is destroyed.
  • Dale is killed after Meliodas stabs him to kill the creature that possessed him.
  • King fights the revived Helbram, killing his friend a second and eventually a third time.
  • Hendrickson and Dreyfus are defeated by the Seven Deadly Sins aided by the Holy Knights, ending their regime.
  • Dawn Roar members Jillian, Hugo and Weinheidt are killed by Fraudrin.
  • The Seven Deadly Sins are no longer criminals and Bartra returns to his heir.
  • Merlin gives Hawk Balor's Magical Eye.
  • The Ten Commandments are released from the Coffin of Eternal Darkness by Hendrickson.
  • Gowther uses Lost World on Diane which slowly gives her amnesia, eventually leading to her forgetting her past with the Sins.
  • Merlin gives Meliodas' Lostvayne back to him.
  • Galand petrifies Merlin's body. Before that happens, she transfers her soul to Aldan.
  • Diane runs back to Megadozer and reunites with Matrona.
  • A creature named Cath attaches to Arthur.
  • Griamore de-ages to a child after being cursed by an Anaon.
  • Meliodas regains his sealed demonic powers.
  • Melascula resurrects the dead; two of them being Elaine and Zaratras.
  • Zhivago dies from old age, but his soul sacrifices itself to protect Ban's.
  • Galand petrifies himself due to going against his word after fearing Escanor.
  • Fraudrin destroys the Pleiades of the Azure Sky's hideout.
  • Zeldris conquers Camelot.
  • Meliodas is killed by Estarossa.
Date: 16 and a half years ago
  • The Demon Clan has taken over Britannia causing commoners to attack strong soldiers.
  • Ruin and Friesia die after Fraudrin takes their souls.
  • Marmas dies at the hands of the commoners under Zeldris' commandment.
  • Denzel Liones summons Nerobasta which causes him to give up his life. However, she gets killed by Derieri.
  • Meliodas gets out of Purgatory and returns to the living world.
  • Dogedo dies due to Grayroad's commandment.
  • Merlin lifts Galand's Commandment effect on her body.
  • Grayroad is sealed in a container by Merlin.
  • Fraudrin is forced out of Dreyfus' body by Zaratras.
  • Zaratras dies after fulfilling his duties.
  • Fraudrin is killed by Meliodas.
  • Gustaf dies due to his injuries.
  • Howzer becomes captain of the Holy Knights.
  • Gowther regains his memories.
  • Griamore reverts back to his regular age after Veronica kisses him.[20]
  • Jericho learns Ice magic. [21]
  • Vivian is cursed with Curse Engage by Merlin. [22]
  • King and Diane are attacked by Gloxinia and Drole. Their lives are spared and they are brought 3000 years into the past as a trial in order to learn about their predecessors' motivations of becoming Demons.
  • Diane's memories are given back to her by Gowther (Demon) from the past as a result of the trial.
  • King sprouts his wings as a result of the trial.
  • The Boar Hat gets a new look.
  • Elizabeth Liones regains the memories of all her predecessors, causing her to live for only three more days.
  • Helbram sacrifices himself to appease Corand's grudge.
  • Elaine fully grows a pair of wings after trying to save Ban.
  • Melascula is dried out of miasma by Elizabeth Liones and is put into a container by Merlin.
  • Drole and Gloxinia resign from the Ten Commandments while Cusack and Chandler start to serve under Zeldris.
  • Drole and Gloxinia were killed by Chandler.
  • The Seven Deadly Sins are disbanded.
  • Margaret Liones gets possessed by Ludociel.
  • Elizabeth unofficially becomes the new captain of the Seven Deadly Sins.
  • Stigma forms a pact with the Holy Knights and the Seven Deadly Sins.
  • Galand is killed by Estarossa.
  • Peronia is eaten by Cath.
  • Arthur impales himself with Excalibur while being controlled by Cusack's power.
  • After 3000 years of peace, a new Holy War begins.
  • Monspeet is killed by Estarossa.
  • Everyone regains their memories of Mael.
  • Derieri is killed by Mael.
  • Oslo is killed by Mael.
  • Gowther goes into Mael's soul to save him from the Commandments and succeeds.
  • Cusack and Chandler re-merge to become the Original Demon.
  • Ban revives Elaine back to life, giving up his immortality in the process.
  • Hendrickson expels Ludociel from Margaret’s body.
  • Melascula loses her commandment.
  • The remaining commandments head to Meliodas’s location.
  • Mael get his grace back.
  • Meliodas' body is possessed by the Demon King.
  • The Demon King is driven out from Meliodas' body by the Seven Deadly Sins.
  • Meliodas breaks the curse placed on him and Elizabeth.
  • Meliodas breaks the seal cast on Gelda.
  • Chandler is killed by Cusack.
  • Zeldris' body is possessed by the Demon King.
  • Cusack is killed by the Demon King.
  • The Demon King regenerates Elizabeth's curse.
  • The Chimera Indura is released onto Britannia by the Demon King, but is killed by the Seven Deadly Sins.
  • Escanor temporarily takes Sunshine back from Mael.
  • The Demon King is driven out from Zeldris' body by his brother, Meliodas and the Seven Deadly Sins and his relationship with his older brother is reconciled.
  • The Demon King is defeated by Meliodas, who sacrifices his godly power to destroy the Commandments forever.
  • Zeldris and Gelda leave together.
  • Escanor dies from Sunshine destroying his body.
  • Merlin revives Arthur who becomes the "King of Chaos".
  • Cath reveals himself as Cath Palug, a monster who was after the power of Chaos.
  • Arthur temporarily defeats Cath Palug.
  • Merlin sends the Sins, Hawk, and Elizabeth back to Liones, cutting ties with them.
  • Cath Palug returns in his final form and fights against Merlin.
  • Meliodas and the others return to help Merlin and Arthur fight Cath Palug.
  • Arthur finally defeats Cath Palug.
Date: 15 years ago
  • Elizabeth gets pregnant. Meliodas decides to call their child Tristan.
  • Elaine gets pregnant. Ban decides to call their child Lancelot.
  • Deathpierce quit being a Holy Knight to return to and rebuild the Kingdom of Edinburgh for humans only.
  • Dreyfus and Hendrickson retire from knighthood. Dreyfus become a sword instructor and Hendrickson opens a potions school.
Date: ~5 years ago
  • Tristan turns 10 years old.
Date: Present
  • Several days before Percival's birthday, a prophecy speaks of four knights who will lead King Arthur to his doom.
  • Percival turns sixteen. The next day, he is visited by his father, Ironside, who kills his grandfather Varghese and fails to do the same to him. Percival leaves God's Finger to find his father and learn the truth.


  1. Side Story 2 , Page 31-41
  2. Chapter 86  , Page 10
  3. Side Story 2 , Page 42-44
  4. Wrath of The Gods Episode 8
  5. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Volume 17
  6. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Extra Chapter 4, Page 1
  7. Side Story 1 , Page 25-40
  8. Side Story 1 , Page 41
  9. Chapter 30  , Page 2
  10. Chapter 181  , Page 20
  11. Chapter 59  , Page 14
  12. Chapter 5  , Page 13-14
  13. Chapter 124
  14. Chapter 84  , Page 14
  15. Chapter 1  , Page 32
  16. Chapter 86  , Page 11
  17. Chapter 69  , Page 10
  18. Chapter 14  , Page 17
  19. Chapter 138  , Page 2
  20. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Extra Chapter 11, page 4
  21. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Extra Chapter 12, page 3
  22. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Extra Chapter 14