1827 – Born on February 18th in Berlin, Prussia, Germany. German Egyptologist who pioneered in deciphering demotic, the simplified script of the later Egyptian periods.
1853 – Brugsch was sent to Egypt by the Prussian government and met there the noted French Egyptologist Auguste Mariette.
– He then worked in the Berlin Museum.
1860 – He was sent to Persia on a special mission under Baron Minutoli, traveled over the country, and after Minutoli’s death discharged the functions of ambassador.
1864 – He was consul at Cairo.
1868 – Became a professor at Göttingen.
1870 – He was the director of the school of Egyptology, founded at Cairo by the khedive.
1876 – He was Egyptian Commissioner General at the Philadelphia World Exposition.
1881 – He had been made a pasha by the khedive.
1894 – Died on September 9th in Charlottenburg, near Berlin.
– He published his autobiography, concluding with a warm panegyric upon British rule in Egypt.