1901 – Born on October 15, 1901 in Bonn, Germany.
1916 – Attended high school in Bonn and completed bank teachings with Bonn private bank houses and afterwards diverted his interest to economics and jurisprudence at the University of Bonn.
1928 – Married Inez Schnitzler, which comes from the outstanding Cologne family.
1937 – Due to his foreign experiences and expertise (he speaks fluent English, Dutch, French and Spanish), he was responsible in the executive committee for the foreign business and financings of the bank.
1941 – Became a member of the supervisory board of AG.
1994 – Died on February 5, 1994 in Bad Soden, Germany.