1859 – Born on the 18th of October in Rue Lamartine in Paris France. French philosopher who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
1868 – Bergson attended the Lycée Fontaine in Paris.
– He won a prize for his scientific work.
1877 – Received an award for the solution of a mathematical problem.
1878 – His solution was published in Annales de Mathématiques.
1881 – Obtained the degree of Licence-ès-Lettres and was followed the Agrégation de philosophie.
– Received a teaching appointment at the Lycée in Angers, the ancient capital of Anjou.
1883 – Settled at the Lycée Blaise-Pascal in Clermont-Ferrand.
1884 – Critical study of the text and the philosophy of the poet.
1889 – Submitted a short Latin thesis on Aristotle, for his doctoral degree which was awarded by the University of Paris.
– The work was published by Felix Alcan, the Paris publisher.
– Wrote Time and Free Will (Essai sur les données immédiates de la conscience).
1900 – He became a professor at the Collège de France.
1901 – Elected to the Académie des sciences morales et politiques, and became a member of the Institute.
1903 – Contributed to the Revue de metaphysique et de morale a very important essay entitled Introduction to Metaphysics (Introduction à la metaphysique).
1907 – Matter and Memory (Matière et mémoire).
1908 – In London he visited William James, the Harvard philosopher.
1913 – Visited the United States of America, at the invitation of Columbia University, New York.
– He lectured both in French and English, taking as his subjects: Spirituality and Freedom and The Method of Philosophy.
1914 – Honoured by his fellow-countrymen in being elected as a member of the Académie française.
– President of the Académie des Sciences morales et politiques, and became Officier de la Légion d’honneur, and Officier de l’Instruction publique.
1915 – He succeeded in the office of President of the Académie des Sciences morales et politiques by M. Alexandre Ribot.
1920 – University of Cambridge honoured him with the degree of Doctor of Letters.
1921 – He acted as president of the committee on international cooperation of the League of Nations.
1927 – Bergson won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
– He was also a master literary stylist, of both academic and popular appeal, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
1932 – Creative Evolution (L’Evolution créatrice).
– The Two Sources of Morality and Religion (Les deux sources de la morale et de la religion).
1935 – Wrote "The Two Sources of Morality and Religion".
1941 – Henri-Louis Bergson died of bronchitis on 4th of January in Paris, France.