1921 – Born on the 13th of September in Leopoldville, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
1958 – He was one of the founding members of the Mouvement National Congolais.
1961 – He was the premier of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
1962 – He attempted negotiation talks with Moise Tshombe, president of the secessionist Katanga province.
1963 – He removed his cabinet ministers with the most extreme views.
1969 – He was then the ambassador to the United States and Belgium.
– He became foreign minister for one year.
1978 – He died on the 24th of May in Lausanne, Switzerland.