1836 – Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema was born in Dronrijp on the 8th of January.
1852 – He entered the academy.
1859 – He assisted Leys in the hall of the hotel de ville at Antwerp.
1861 – His first great success was a picture of The Education of the Children of Clovis.
1863 – He painted Egyptians 3000 Years Ago. He married Marie-Pauline Gressin de Boisgirard.
1864 – He was awarded medals at the Paris Salon.
1867 – He was awarded medals at the Exposition Universelle.
1869 – He sent from Brussels to the Royal Academy two pictures, Un Amateur romain and Une Danse pyrrhique.
1870 – He returned to London with his three pictures including Un Jongleur.
1873 – He became a naturalized British.
1872 – He received a gold medal at Berlin.
1874 – He received a grand medal at Berlin.
1876 – He became an associate of the Royal Academy.
1879 – He became a Royal Academician.
1889 – He received a first class medal at the Paris Internation Exhibitions and became a member of the Royal Society of Watercolors.
1899 – He was knighted on the occasion of Queen Victoria’s eighty-first birthday.
1900 – He received a first class medal at the Paris Internation Exhibitions.
1907 – He was included in the Order of Merit.
1912 – He died on the 25th of June.