1949 - Alkatiri was born in Dili, East Timor on November 26, 1949.
1970 - Studied and worked as a chartered surveyor in Angola.
1972 - Studied law at Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique.
1992 - Worked as Senior Legal consultant, in a private law office in Maputo.
1995 - Worked as a consultant on Public International Law and Constitutional Law to the Assembly of the Republic of Mozambique.
2002-2006 - Became Prime Minister of East Timor.
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