1916 – Ivan Hristov Bashev was born 11th of February in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Ivan Bashev graduated in law prior to joining the communist party.
1944-1946 – He was editor-in-chief of the national daily Narodna Mladezh.
1946 – He joined the Bulgarian Communist Party.
1956 – Bashev was appointed deputy minister of education.
1962-1971 – Bashev elected Bulgarian foreign minister.
1968 – Ivan Bashev became the first visitor of a East-European Foreign Minister to Reykjavík, Iceland.
1971 – On 13th of December Bashev was found frozen to death.