1826 – Born on the 29th of October in Breschia, Lombardy.
1848 – He volunteered as a combatant in the volunteer corps during the war.
1859 – Got elected as Deputy
1876 – Zanardelli first attained political office and received various administrative appointments.
1878 – He was appointed as the Minister of the interior in the Cairoli cabinet.
1881 – He became the Minister of Justice in the Depretis Cabinet
1883 – Abandoned by Depretis cabinet and he decided to joined and remained in opposition.
1887 – He again joined Depretis as Minister of Justice
1893 – Zanardelli attempted to form an administration.
1894 – He got elected as a President of the Chamber
1901 – Seated as the Prime Minister of Italy.