➤ NOTE: Information below based upon my Head Canons for Klaus.
➥ Freydis Mikaelsdottir is born.
➥ Finnr, son of Mikael is born.
➥ Freydis is taken by Dahlia.
➥ Elis, son of Mikael is born.
➥ October 13th, 5:00 a.m.
➥ Nikulás, son of Ansel / Mikael is born.
➥ May 15th, 9:00 p.m.
➥ 364 days apart from Nikulás.
➥ Henrik, son of Mikael is born.
➥ May 14th, 7:30 p.m.
➥ Kollr, son of Mikael is born.
➥ January 21st, 6:00 a.m.
➥ Begga Mikaelsdottir is born.
➥ December 30th, 2:45 p.m.
➥ Elis goes on his first expedition at 15 with Mikael.
➥ Elis makes a name for himself as a warrior at 17.
➥ Elis hinn Mærr (Elis the Noblest).
➥ Elis discovers that Nikulás is the son of Ansel, and keeps this secret to himself.
➥ Elis spends more time playing swords with Nikulás and teaching him playful battle tactics, such as sneaking via hide-and-seek, etc.
➥ Henrik shows more interest in magic than becoming a Viking warrior.
➥ Henrik teaches Nikulás how to make the grass and flowers grow.
➥ Nikulás uses this ability to grow plants to use for his paints.
➥ Nikulás is denied the personal freedom in choosing what he will be.
➥ Mikael expects Nikulás to start learning the ways as a Viking Warrior; hunting and fighting.
➥ Henrik begins real training as a witch under Esther, with Finnr as her assistant.
➥ Kollr, also fond of magic, chooses to learn under Esther.
➥ Esther finds Nikulás in the woods, hiding from Mikael.
➥ Ester gives him a Starling Necklace; it would protect Nikulás and remind him that she was with him, “always and forever.”
➥ The Starling Necklace’s actual purpose being to suppress the supernatural abilities of Nikulás’ werewolf side, making him weak.
➥ Elis recognizes that Mikael’s training is not beneficial for Nikulás.
➥ Elis begins his own private lessons with Nikulás.
➥ Nikulás gives a whittled viking warrior, which he originally made for Mikael, to Begga when she’s scared during a storm.
➥ Mikael gives Nikulás the title: Nikulás hinn Ómakligr (Nikulás the Undeserving) after a particularly brutal training session.
➥ Nikulás is found making wood carvings with Mikael’s knife.
➥ Begga intervenes, threatening Mikael with a sword when he beats Nikulás.
➥ Begga attempts to take a knife to Mikael’s throat in his sleep; Elis stops her.
➥ Begga steals some of Mikael’s blades; Mikael believes it was Nikulás.
➥ Nikulás is beaten half to death as punishment for Begga’s crime.
➥ Begga feels guilty and is particularly kind to Nikulás the days following his recovery.
➥ Nikulás goes on his first raid with Elis and makes a name for himself as a true Viking warrior.
➥ Nikulás hinn einheri (Nikulás the Champion), given to him by Elis.
➥ Elis & Nikulás return from their expedition; Mikael hears of Nikulás’ new title.
➥ Nikulás and Begga catch up after months apart; he gifts his sister with a shield used by shield maidens.
➥ Nikulás is ridiculed by Mikael; Nikulás challenges him to a duel.
➥ Mikael is nearly killed when Nikulás’ Starling Necklace is cut off his neck.
➥ Mikaelson clan leave Europe and venture to/stumble upon North America.
➥ Ansel is supernaturally drawn to his blood; he abandons his pack to pursue his son, eventually finding him in North America.
➥ Tatia is introduced.
➥ Nikulás and Henrik sneak off to watch the werewolves transform.
➥ Henrik is killed by one of the transformed werewolves.
➥ Mikael demands Esther to perform dark magic to make their children immortal.
➥ Mikaelson children are turned into vampires.
➥ Nikulás triggers his werewolf curse.
➥ Ansel is killed by Mikael; Mikael demands Nikulás have his werewolf side suppressed.
➥ Elis accidentally kills Tatia.
➥ Esther tells Elis to “put it out of his mind,” and takes care of Tatia’s body. She divulges this incident in confidence with Finn.
➥ Esther has Mikael help her restrain Elis with vervain to prevent him interfering with the Hybrid Curse ritual.
➥ Finn and Mikael restrain Nikulás as Esther performs the ritual.
➥ Esther reveals to Nikulás that she killed Tatia; Nikulás kills Esther and tells his siblings it was Mikael.
➥ Always & Forever vow is made.
➥ Nikulás removes his arm ring and tosses it upon the ground; symbolically burying his attachments to his human life.
➥ The Mikaelson children flee to the Old World, away from Mikael.
➥ Mikael carves the tale of The Originals upon the cave wall, including Esther’s death by Nikulás.
➥ Despite everything, Nikulás safe keeps the Starling Necklace his mother gave him.
Mid 900s AD
➥ They discover Christianity's influence upon most of Europe; in an effort to blend in, the children of Mikael adopt new identities.
➥ Mikaelsdottir and son of Mikael become: Mikaelson.
➥ Finnr becomes Finn, Elis becomes Elijah, Nikulás becomes Niklaus, Kollr becomes Kol, Begga becomes Rebekah.
➥ Growing weary of Niklaus’ increasingly bad behavior, and Elijah constantly defending him, Finn tells Niklaus that Elijah was the one who killed Tatia.
➥ During a slight altercation, Finn accidentally shares his memory of his conversation with their mother with Niklaus, which convinces Niklaus that he was telling the truth.
➥ Niklaus confronts Elijah.
➥ Elijah has no recollection of killing Tatia; a wedge is created between the brothers.
➥ The Mikaelsons arrive in Southern France, pretending to be children of the Count de Guise.
➥ Tristan & Aurora de Martel and Lucien Castle are introduced.
➥ Niklaus discovers his vampire blood can heal others and grant immortality.
➥ Mikael catches up with them; the Mikaelsons must flee.
➥ Elijah compels Tristan, Aurora and Lucien; they are compelled to believe they are Elijah, Klaus and Rebekah - to thwart Mikael perpetually while they flee across the world.
➥ Eventually Klaus proposes that more vampires are made, in order to make Mikael’s job in finding them far more difficult.
➥ Finn develops a slow burning resentment towards his siblings for condemning innocent people to vampirism, for the sake of their own selfish survival.
LATE 1002 AD
➥ After Aurora, Niklaus reaches rock bottom with betrayal and deceit; his downward spiral begins.
➥ Niklaus assumes the identity “Klaus,” and seeks to become the most feared creature of all time.
➥ Kol and Klaus serve as one another’s enabler for misconduct and nefarious crimes.
➥ To teach his siblings about compulsion, Elijah compels a random human in front of them and pretends it was his first time.
➥ Several months after leaving France, Elijah encounters a man who mentions, “other Mikaelsons,” passing through. Elijah compels the man to forget he had met the de Martel decoys before his siblings find out. Over the years, he continues to do this to keep his secret hidden.
➥ Finn meets Sage and falls in love.
➥ Rebekah & Klaus mistreat Sage, perpetuating Finn’s loathing towards his siblings.
➥ Sage follows the Mikaelsons wherever they move, meeting with Finn discreetly.
➥ Sage is turned by Finn; they continue to meet in secret.
➥ While passing through a town, Kol hears about other Mikaelsons having visited; he brings this to the attention of his siblings.
➥ Elijah comes clean about his involvement with the de Martels; Klaus is infuriated that he put Aurora in danger.
➥ Elijah also admits Aurora was compelled to reject him. Beks tries to stop Klaus from attacking Elijah; Kol steps in on behalf of Beks.
➥ The Mikaelsons discover the Brotherhood of the Five; elite, supernaturally gifted Vampire Hunters.
➥ Alexander of The Five is introduced; the Mikaelsons linger around The Five to learn more about their plans.
➥ Rebekah falls in love with Alexander.
➥ Finn conspires against his siblings, working with Alexander to bring an end to vampirism.
➥ Finn attempts to renegotiate with Alexander; asks to be spared from death.
➥ Alexander agrees to Finn’s face, but his true intentions remain the same.
➥ The Mikaelsons are stabbed in their sleep with silver White Oak Daggers.
➥ Elijah’s compulsion on the de Martels and Lucien is broken.
➥ Due to his werewolf heritage, Klaus is impervious to the silver daggers and discovers Finn’s betrayal.
➥ Alexander and The Five are annihilated by Klaus.
➥ Klaus revives all of his siblings, minus Finn. Klaus justifies his only reason in reviving Elijah with, “When you die, it’ll be by my hand.”
➥ After killing The Five, Klaus soon discovers the Hunter’s Curse; he endures torturous hallucinations that haunt his dreams and every waking moment in an attempt to make him kill himself, but he is unable to actually do so.
➥ Klaus derails, becoming mentally unstable and dangerous.
➥ Klaus’ Hunter’s Curse ends after 52 years, 4 months, 9 days, 13 hours and 27 minutes (19,073 days in total).
➥ Elijah and Klaus forge several documents based on the writings of several different cultures about the "Curse of the Sun and the Moon."
➥ Katerina Petrova is introduced.
➥ Klaus and Katerina become romantically involved.
➥ Katerina discovers Klaus intends to sacrifice her for a ritual.
➥ Katerina steals the moonstone and flees.
➥ Klaus travels to Bulgaria to slaughter Katerina’s family as punishment.
➥ Klaus catches wind of the artist Michelangelo and his long endeavor to paint a mural in the Sistine Chapel; Vatican City.
➥ Klaus observes the artist at work for many weeks.
➥ Mikael tracks his children down; he puts the head of Klaus’ horse, Theo, upon a pike in the town square in Cádiz, Spain.
➥ Elijah and Klaus leave Cádiz on horseback to find Kol so they can leave the country.
➥ Kol refuses to flee with them; Elijah and Klaus dagger Kol and take him with them.
➥ Klaus meets and names Marcellus.
➥ Growing jealous of Elijah’s relationship with Marcellus, Klaus undaggers Kol.
➥ On Marcellus’ 11th birthday, Klaus gives Marcellus the Starling Necklace Esther had made him.
➥ Rebekah is daggered
➥ Marcellus is turned into a vampire.
➥ Rebekah is undaggered and bears a several-decade long grudge against Marcellus for choosing vampirism over herself.
➥ Elijah takes Rebekah to the city's opera theatre to celebrate her reintroduction into New Orleans society.
➥ Klaus travels with Marcellus to various parts of the world to show him life beyond New Orleans.
➥ A supernatural war begins to brew in New Orleans
➥ The witch community splits into two factions; those who side with Klaus and those who side with Kol.
➥ Kol works closely with Astrid Malchance and Mary-Alice Claire to create a multitude of dark objects.
➥ Kol and the witches plan to make a dagger which could neutralize Klaus.
➥ Kol, Mary and Astrid steal the paragon diamond.
➥ Marcel and Klaus confront Kol and take the paragon diamond.
➥ Freya meets her young siblings at the Mikaelson Family Christmas Party.
➥ Rebekah outs Kol’s plans to create a dagger to Klaus.
➥ Elijah and Klaus dagger Kol in front of everyone at the party.
➥ Against Klaus’ orders Marcel enlists in World War I.
➥ Marcel is assigned to the 369th Regiment, also known as the "Harlem Hell Fighters" or the "Brotherhood of the Damned," and deployed to Séchault, France.
➥ Klaus tracks down the trench where Marcel and his regiment are fighting.
➥ Klaus compels a soldier to summoner Marcel to the regional headquarters and tries to persuade Marcel to come home; Marcel refuses.
➥ Furious, Klaus returns to New Orleans.
➥ Marcel returns home to New Orleans, after World War I; Klaus and Elijah throw him a welcome party.
➥ Still embittered towards Klaus about daggering Rebekah, and his treatment of Marcel over WWI, Marcel sends word for a powerful dark witch.
➥ Papa Tunde arrives in New Orleans and becomes leader of the French Quarter Coven.
➥ Klaus studies Papa Tunde for weeks before striking and killing Papa Tunde.
➥ Marcel admits to Rebekah that he had summoned Papa Tunde to chase Klaus away, so they could be together.
➥ Rebekah schemes with Marcel to summon Mikael to New Orleans to chase Klaus away.
➥ Rebekah has a witch, Genevieve, cast a spell to summon Mikael.
➥ Once Elijah and Klaus restore peace in New Orleans, Klaus gives Marcel and Rebekah his blessing to be together.
➥ Mikael arrives in New Orleans.
➥ Marcel meets Mikael in a bar in the French Quarter; Mikael takes Marcel hostage.
➥ Elijah is confronted by Mikael at the compound.
➥ Elijah rejects Mikael’s offer to team together and kill Klaus; as a result, Mikael stakes Elijah to temporarily neutralize him.
➥ Mikael heads Klaus off at the opera house and compels the entire audience before Klaus arrives.
➥ Klaus is confronted by Mikael.
➥ Elijah and Rebekah catch up; the three siblings fight off Mikael together.
➥ The Opera House goes up in flames, Marcel is believed to be dead.
➥ Elijah orders Klaus to take Rebekah and flee New Orleans, and then offers himself up as a sacrifice to buy his younger siblings time.
➥ Klaus and Rebekah find themselves in Chicago, Illinois.
➥ Stefan Salvatore is introduced.
➥ A romantic relationship sparks between Rebekah and Stefan.
➥ Klaus, missing Elijah, seeks a familial bond within Stefan.
➥ Mikael discovers Klaus’ whereabouts; Mikael arranges for the Chicago Police to help hunt Klaus.
➥ Klaus compels Stefan to forget both him and Rebekah, until someday he tells Stefan otherwise.
➥ Rebekah refuses to leave Stefan; to protect his sister, Klaus daggers Rebekah.
➥ Klaus meets August Miller, a facist vampire artist; he develops an immediate aversion for him.
➥ Elijah traces Klaus to Germany; they reunite and Elijah warns him of Mikael’s whereabouts.
➥ Werewolves are being massacred across Europe, Elijah suspects it to be Mikael, but Klaus believes otherwise.
➥ August admits to the murders; Elijah quells Klaus’ rage
➥ Not wishing to draw attention to Klaus’ whereabouts, Elijah spares August; Klaus feels betrayed.
➥ Klaus admits to Elijah that his inaction with August had him contemplating whether or not to dagger Elijah, as he had Rebekah; Elijah is outraged upon learning that Klaus had been lying to him about their sister for years.
➥ Klaus expresses that he feels Elijah is ashamed to have a werewolf-hybrid for a brother and claims he never loved him. Despite Elijah’s denial, Klaus tells him to leave and never come back.
➥ Klaus slaughters August and his followers, sparing only his immediate family.
➥ Before he leaves town, Elijah is confronted by Klaus again; Klaus offers a fake apology before daggering Elijah.
➤ NOTE: Information below based upon my Head Canon for Klaus.
BIRTH NAME Nikulás, son of Mikael
TITLES Nikulás hinn Einheri ("Nikulás the Champion," given by Elijah)
Nikulás hinn Ómakligr ("Nikulás the Undeserving," given by Mikael)
Klaus Mikaelson: the Great Evil (legendary title)
ALIASES Niklaus Elisson || Niklaus Mikaelson
NAME PREFERENCE Klaus
PLACE OF BIRTH Beyond the Danevirke in Hedeby || Denmark
DATE OF BIRTH May 15th, 803 AD at 9 p.m.
BIRTH RUNES ᚦᛝ
➥ Thurisaz "ᚦ," symbolic meaning: the plug (defense and attack), the enemy of adversity, the defense, the hammer, the brute force. [Rune of brute force, which can be good in the hands of a positive person, as bad in an evil, the same goes for the Giants (the thurse they recall), in the same way, the hammer, depends on its user, and the plug defends unconsciously.]
➥ Ingwaz "ᛝ," symbolic Meaning: The God ancestors, the God of the earth, heart-expanding fixation. [Rune of responsibility as parents, not limited to giving birth to new lives, but also in their hands to deliver a world where we can live, or that is worth living.]
ACTUAL AGE 1,218
PHYSICAL APPEARANCE 20
SPECIES [former] Witch-Werewolf Hybrid; [current] Vampire-Werewolf Hybrid
ALIGNMENT Chaotic Neutral
HAIR COLOR Dirty-Blonde
EYE COLOR [normal] Blue-Green [hybrid] onyx sclerae, silver irises
➥ A woad coloured, geometric pattern with thick square lines; it spans across his shoulders and wraps around, similar to an Egyptian Pharaoh's collar.
➥ A left shoulder tattoo overlaps the aforementioned; a large black feather with pieces breaking away; the floating follicles morph into ravens which extend beneath his clavicle.
➥ On his back there is a depiction of Fenrir with a raven clasped between his jaws; using a raven in place of the sun, the tattoo remains a symbol of Ragnarök, where Fenrir is meant to swallow Odin.
➥ Hidden beneath a full head of hair, upon his scalp, various tribal markings can be found.
PARENTS Esther (mother) || Mikael (step-father) || Ansel (birth-father)
➥ Freydis (Freya)
➥ Finnr (Finn)
➥ Elis (Elijah)
➥ Henrik (Klaus referred to him as "Rik," when they were kids)
➥ Kollr (Kol)
➥ Begga (Rebekah; Klaus refers to her as mjúkr, affectionately)
EXTENDED FAMILY Hayley Marshall || Marcellus Gerard
CHILDREN Hope Andrea Mikaelson (dýrs-hjarta or littlest wolf, affectionately)