1940 Born in Antwerp, Belgium
1955 - 1960 Studies at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium
1961 - 1962 Military service
1965 Organises the first Happening in Antwerp alongside a small number of fellow artists. Panamarenko publishes Happening News.
1967 First exhibit at the Antwerp Wide White Space Gallery. Starts building his first aeroplanes.
1969 - 1971 Building of the legendary zeppelin The Aeromodeller
1981 Panamarenko introduces his Negentroop. A natural science-based journey to the stars.
1987 - 1990 Builds a series of Pastille motors
1990 Builds the first Archaeopterix (intelligent chicken) after the model of the prehistoric bird.
1996 Panamarenko shows his steel submarine Pahama Novaya Zemblaya at the Ronny Van de Velde Gallery, Antwerp. Its initial purpose was to sail to Spitsbergen.
1998 The flying boat Scotch Gambit is taking shape. Given the size of the piece Panamarenko has to move to a hangar in the Antwerp port, where the boat is completed.
2000 One-man exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in London and at the Jean Tinguely Museum in Ba ...