Panizzi Timeline

Panizzi's Life

Major Events in Anthony Panizzi's life

September 16 1797 - April 8 1879

Events

Anthony Panizzi born

September 16 1797

Graduates from University of Parma

1818

Becomes "Dottor" Panizzi

Moves to England

May 1823

Panizzi befriends Henry Brougham

1826

Becomes Chair of Italian at University of London

1828

Publishes "Ninety-One Cataloging Rules"

1841

Becomes Principal Librarian at British Museum

1856

Oversees opening of Reading Room he designed

1857

Knighted by Queen Victoria

1869

Panizzi was made a Knight Commander in the Order of the Bath, granted to senior members of the civil and military services.

Panizzi dies in London

April 8 1879

Occupations

Inspector of Schools for Brescello

1821 - 1823

Private teacher of Italian in Liverpool

1823 - 1828

Chair of Italian at University of London

1828 - 1831

First Assistant Librarian at British Museum

1831 - 1837

Keeper of Printed Books at British Museum

1837 - 1856

Principal Librarian at British Museum

1856 - 1866