Born: 82 BBY
Died: 4 ABY(39) 10 ABY(45) 11 ABY(46)
Little information can be found about Palpatine during his child hood. Many Believe that Palpatine was just a name created by the Sith Lord so that he could enter into politics. It is believe, however that he was born on Naboo.
Information is very hard to find about how Palpatine became a Sith Lord. However it is know who trained him, a man named Darth Plagueis. It is not known how long Palpatine studied under Darth Plagueis, it is known that near the end of his training, Palpatine killed Darth Plagueis in his sleep.
Soon after he murdered Darth Plagueis, Palpatine found a young Zabrak, how was force sensitive. Palpatine soon decided that the Zabrak would be his apprentice, and he kidnapped the future Sith. Palpatine was a hard teacher and the Zabrak, Darth Maul soon became very powerful, but loyal to Palpatine.