In 996    Prince Géza settles the monks arriving from Bohemia on the Sacred Hill of Pannónia
In 1001  King Saint Stephen’s Letter of Decree subordinates the monastery directly to the Holy See
In 1137  The church which has previously been destroyed by fire is re-sanctified under Abbot David (1131–1150).
At the end of 1224  The newly rebuilt Basilica is sanctified in the presence of the Papal legate and the King’s court
In 1242  Abbot Uros (1207–1243) heroically defends the castle of Saint Martin against the Tartars.
In 1486   King Matthias rebuilds the Cloisters gaining its present form
From 1514 Pannonhalma becomes the Archabbey of the Benedictine order of Hungary
In 1586   The monks flee the monastery due to the Turkish occupation.
In 1639 The monks’ community life re-starts following the expulsion of the Turks, under the leadership of archabbot Mátyás Pálffy (1639–1647)
In 1786   Joseph II bans the order
In 1802 Francis I re-instates the Benedictine order, which is given education as its primary task
In 1897   The Millennium Monument in Pannonhalma is dedicated
After 1945 The lands of the order are nationalised and the Benedictine schools closed
In 1950 The grammar schools in Győr and Pannonhalma are permitted to re-open
From 1989 The 15 vicarages of the region are once again served by Benedictines, and the monks recommence life in the monasteries in Bakonybél and Tihany
In 1996 In December the Archabbey of Pannonhalma and its surroundings are pronounced a part of the World Heritage
In 2003  The four-stage tourism development plan gets under way
Opening of the Abbey Winery 2003, Opening of the Tourist Information Center 2005, Opening of the VIATOR Abbey Restaurant 2010, Opening if the Botanical Garden 2011, Opening of the St. James Guest House 2011, Renewing of the Basilica 2012, Opening of the Abbey Museum 2014