Timeline

1866
Born May 10 in Grodno, Belarus, Russia
1898
Bakst, Benois, and Serge Diaghilev founded the group Mir Iskusstva (World of Art)
1902–1903
Created stage designs for the Hermitage and Aleksandrinskii theatres in St. Petersburg
1903–1904
Fulfilled several commissions for the Marinskii theatre
1906
Became a teacher of drawing at Yelizaveta Zvantseva's private school, where Marc Chagall was one of his students
1909
Began his collaboration with Diaghilev, which resulted in the founding of the Ballets Russes, and Bakst serving as the artistic director
1912
Settled in Paris, France
1924
Died December 27 in Paris, France
Also known as Lev Samoilovich Rosenberg