1798 – He was born on the 24th day of December of this year in Zaosye, near Nowogródek, Belorussia, Russian Empire.
1822 – His Poetry, 2 vol. (1822 – 23), was the first major Polish Romantic work; it contained two parts of Forefathers’ Eve, a cycle combining folklore and mystic patriotism.
1823 – Mickiewicz was deported to Russia for his revolutionary activities in this year.
1829 – This year, Mickiewicz left Russia and eventually settled in Paris.
1832 – There, he wrote The Books of Our Pilgrimage, a prose interpretation of the history of the Poles; and his masterpiece, the poetic epic Pan Tadeusz (1834), which describes the life of the Polish gentry in the early 19th century.
1855 – He passed away on the 25th day of November of this year in Constantinople, Tur.