Birth of Victor Issay Guidalevitch (Виктор Иссаы Гидалевич) in Simferopol (Crimea, Taurida Governorate, Russian Empire) on 2nd September.
Son of Abraham Guidalevich, born in Simferopol in 1860, doctor, and of Sophie Hertzenstein/Gerchenstein, born in Odessa (Russian Empire) in 1870, living at 12, Pouchkinskaya in Simferopol.
Education at the Imperial High School in Simferopol.
Leaves Russia after Jews have been banned from enrolling at university.
Arrives in Belgium on 1st October.
Attends the Science department of Liège University as an unregistered student.
Passes entrance exams at the Faculty of Science.
Enters the Institut Electrique Montefiore, now known as the Department of Electricity, Electronics and Computer Science of the Faculty of Applied Sciences of the University of Liège.
Leaves for Brussels (Ixelles) in November, following the declaration of war.
Abraham Guidalevich and other family members pass away during the turmoil of the October-November Bolshevik revolution in Russia.
Becomes stateless following the adoption of new nationality laws in Russia, which became the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
Returns to Liège after the armistice.
Graduates summa cum laude as an electrical engineer in the summer of 1920.
Hired as an electrical engineer for the Bell Telephone Manufacturing Company in Antwerp on September 20th. Assigned to the laboratory and circuits department.
Becomes a member of the “Iris” photo club in Antwerp, which had been founded in 1908.
Fotografische Kring Iris
Obtains Belgian citizenship (« naturalisation »).
His works appear in several publishings, including the 27th Salon International d'Art Photographique de Paris.
Wedding with Irma Rÿckaert (Antwerp 17 April 1897 - Wilrijk 19…).
Mandatory registration in the register of Jews in Antwerp and then in Wilrijk.
Avoids deportation thanks to his marriage with Irma Rÿckaert, a Catholic.
First colour photographs.
Passes away in Wilrijk/Antwerp on 19 January 1962.