1911 – Allais was born in Paris, France on May 31, 1911.
1928 – Received his high school diploma in Latin and Science.
1929 – Received his two baccalaureate diplomas in Mathematics and Philosophy.
1934-1936 – Rendered service to the military and worked as an engineer in the mines public service.
1937 – Worked at the Nantes Mines and Quarries Service.
1943-1948 – Became Director of le Bureau of Mines Documentation and Statistics in Paris.
1949 – Received a Doctor-Engineer title from the University of Paris, Faculty of Science.
1954 – Presented the decision problem known as the Allais paradox.
1988 – He won the 1988 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics.