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.
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