Hillary Clinton was born and raised in the Chicago area; Donald Trump grew up in Queens, New York.
She was on the debate team at Maine Township high school while he attended a military academy in New York, becoming captain at the school.
Clinton met husband Bill while both were studying at Yale Law School; Trump met Ivana – his first wife and mother of three of his children – when she moved to New York in the 1970s.
In 1974, Hillary Rodham was a lawyer on the committee that brought impeachment charges against President Richard Nixon. Two years later, in 1976, Trump was beginning his own career in real estate in New York.
The Clinton family, with daughter Chelsea at the 1992 Democratic convention; The Trump family, circa 1986.
In 1995, Clinton delivered a speech on women’s rights in Beijing as first lady. In the same year, Trump was on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as Trump Plaza Casino went public.
Clinton threw out the first pitch at Wrigley Field in 1994; Trump at a New York Yankees game in 2004.
Clinton toured the site of the former World Trade Center the day after the 9/11 attacks; Trump was pictured outside the New York Stock Exchange a week later.
Clinton ran for president the first time in 2008 – but lost the Democratic primary to Barack Obama; Donald Trump was the host of The Apprentice reality show for more than 10 years.
In 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton read messages on a flight to Libya, a photo that became a meme, while Trump listened as various celebrities poked fun of him at a charity roast.
Summer 2016: Clinton and Trump accept their parties’ nominations to be president.