1553 - Alpini was born in Venice, Italy on November 23, 1553.
1568 - He joined the Milanese Army.
1574 - Alpini studied medicine at Padua.
1758 - He received his doctor's degree and settled as a physician in Campo San Pietro.
1580 - Went to Egypt as physician to George Emo.
1586 - Discovered the sexuality of plants during his stay at Egypt.
1590 - Became the physician to Andrea Doria in Genoa.
1592 - Wrote the book entitled De Plantis Aegypti liber.
1593 - He was appointed professor of botany at Padua.
1617 - Died on February 6, 1617.
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