1778 – Born on the 15th of November in Padua, Italy.
1800 – Studied hydraulics then moved to the Netherlands.
1803 – Traveled to England, where he married an Englishwoman, Sarah Bane.
1812 – He left England, and after travelling in Spain and Portugal.
1815 – He reached Egypt. Belzoni wanted to show Mehemet Ali a hydraulic machine of his own invention for raising the waters of the Nile..
1817 – Opened temple of Abu-Simbel.
– He discovered tomb of Seti I.
1819 – Returned to England.
1820 – Published an account of his travels and discoveries.
1820-1821 – Exhibited facsimiles of the tomb of Seti I, held at the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly, London.
1822 – Belzoni showed his model in Paris.
1823 – He set out for West Africa, intending to travel to Timbuktu. Having been refused permission to pass through Morocco, he chose the Guinea Coast route.
– Died on the 3rd of December at a village called Gwato where he was murdered and robbed.
– He was the first to open the second pyramid of Giza.