The Link-Lives project began in March 2019 and has currently received funding until August 2024. Link-Lives has several milestones to achieve throughout the project period. In the following, you can get an overview of some of the major milestones:

March 2019: Link-Lives: Historical Big Data commences

October 2019: Launch of the website

December 2020: Creation of a beta-version of the search function with 200.000 life-course frames

Spring 2022: Search among more than a million life-course frames from 1787 to 1901 on the website

2022: Completion of the transcription of the censuses of 1921 and 1940

2022-2024: We create life-courses for the time span from 1901 to 1968 in a safe research environment following the data-protection laws

August 2024: Link-Lives ends, but the life-course frames and the website continues and is regularly updated