1914 - Born May 17th, in the Jewish village of Tismanitza in Galicia, to his father David
  Roth, a Zionist and a Hebrew teacher, and his mother, Rivka née Sobol.


1920 - The Roth family moves to Duisburg-Hamborn, Germany.


1930 - Studies painting at the School of Art in Hamborn under the direction of the artist
  Josef Doppelfeld (a pupil of the academy of Folkwang, Essen).


1933 - Leaves Germany for Palestine and moves to Tel Aviv. After visiting relatives in the
  settlement of Kinneret decides to join Kibbutz Afikim in the Jordan Valley. In his
  early years he works as a shepherd and later is put in charge of decoration of the
  Kibbutz dining room and of scenery for Kibbutz productions. He continues painting.


1935 - Brings his mother, brothers and sister from Germany to Afikim.

1938 - Marries Mania Fogelman, from Riga, at Kibbutz Afikim.

1939 - Visits Mania's parents in Latvia and after a year's stay returns to Israel through
  Russia due to the outbreak of World War II.

1940 - Becomes a member of the Palestine Art Society.
- Birth of his first son, David (Dudu).


1947 - The shed that serves as his studio burns down, destroying all his works.
- Birth of his second son, Zally.

1950 - Solo exhibition at Katz Gallery, Tel Aviv.
- Publishes a portfolio of 35 Pen and Pencil Drawings, printed by Kibbutz
  Hameuchad and Afikim.


1951 - In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Afikim, designs a wall painting of the
  Agricultural branches of the Kibbutz, and theatrical sets for the Kibbutz productions.
- Studies fresco and mural painting at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris.
- Appointed director of the Art Academy established by the Kibbutz movement.

1956 - Solo exhibition at Museum of Art, Ein Harod.

1957 - Solo exhibition at Yad Lebanim museum of arts, Petach Tikva.
- Solo exhibition at Tel Aviv museum of arts.

1958 - Solo exhibition at Tzvi house, Ramat Gan.

1959 - Awarded the Jordan Valley arts prize.

1961 - Solo exhibition at Laufer Gallery, Tiberius.


1962 - Solo exhibition at Uri and Rami Nehushtan museum, Ashdot Ya'akov.

1963 - Kibbuts printed an album Paintings of Leo Rot.

1964 - Solo exhibition at Charlotenburg gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark.
- Solo exhibition at Norgs gallery, Karlstadt, Sweden.


1965 - Solo exhibition at Hertzel institute, New-York, U.S.A.
- Solo exhibition at Brooklyn collage, City University of New-York.
- Solo exhibition at Galerias C.D.I, Mexico City, Mexico.
- Solo exhibition at San Jose, Costa Rica.

1967 - Solo exhibition at Centro Israelita, Mexico City, Mexico.
- Solo exhibition at Gallery Lim, Tel Aviv.

1968 - Solo exhibition at Gallery de Kuyl, Holland.

1969 - Solo exhibition at Kibbutz Afikim.


1972 - Solo exhibition at Traklin Art Gallery Haifa.

1973 - Publication of the catalog Color & black & white reproductions with introduction by
  Marcel van Jole.
- Publication of catalog 1960-1970, printed by Sifriat Hapoalim.

1975 - The Kibbutz allocates gallery space for Leo's works.


1979 - Death of his son Dudu, a painter and partner to his father in the decoration of the
  Kibbutz dining hall.

1980 - Solo exhibition at Uri and Rami Nehushtan museum, Ashdot Ya'akov.
- Solo exhibition at Wilfrid museum, Hazorea.

1980 - Solo exhibition at Weizman gallery, Be'er Sheva.

1981 - Solo exhibition at Hermenegildo, Seville, Spain.

1989 - Publication of catalog Painting, Drawings and Drypoints.

1991 - Solo exhibition at Galeria 2 Arcos, Madrid, Spain.

1992 - Solo exhibition at Jerusalem's theater, Jerusalem.

1994 - Solo exhibition at Yad Lebanim, Tiberius.

1997 - Solo exhibition at Machanayim gallery, Machanayim.


2000 - Solo exhibition at Mishkan Le'Omanut, Meseum of Art, Ein Harod.

2002 - February, his wife, Mania, died after a car accident at the age of 92.
2002 - December 25th, died in Kibbutz Afikim at the age of 89.