1835 – He was born in Valdicastello on the 27th of July.
1856 – He received his Ph.D. from the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa and began teaching school.
1859 – He married Elvira Menicucci, and they had four children.
– He wrote San Marino national anthem.
1906 – He was the first Italian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
1907 – He died in Bologna at the age of 71 on the 16th of February.