Mother: Stana Mladic
Marriage: Bosiljka Mladic
Children: Darko and Ana
1965 - Graduates from a military academy and joins the Communist Party.
July 1995 - Leads the attack on the town of Srebrenica. Close to 8,000 Muslim men and boys are killed.
Is indicted by the UN-established International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for war crimes and atrocities.
July 1996 - An international arrest warrant is issued for Mladic.
Lives in Belgrade with protection from Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic.
2001 - Goes into hiding after Milosevic is arrested.
October 12, 2007 - Serbian officials offer one million euros for information leading to the capture of Mladic.
May 16, 2012 -
Mladic's trial begins. He's charged with two counts of genocide, and nine crimes against humanity and war crimes.
January 28, 2014 -
Refuses to testify at the genocide trial of former Bosian Serb Leader Radovan Karadzic
and denounces the ICTY court as "satanic."
October 23, 2014 -
The ICTY announces that the court will hear details about a mass grave investigators believe has ties to Mladic.
December 7, 2016 - During closing arguments, prosecutors recommend a life sentence for Mladic.
December 15, 2016 - Mladic's trial is adjourned. Three UN judges begin deliberating his fate. The process could take up to a year.
November 22, 2017 - Mladic is sentenced to life in prison
after being found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity.