1942 – Valdis Birkavs was born on the 28th of in Riga, Latvia. Latvian politician.
1990 – First elected to the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Latvia as a member of the Popular Front of Latvia.
1992 – He was the deputy chairman of the Legislative Committee and deputy chairman of the Supreme Council.
1993 – Birkavs became the prime minister of Latvia.
– Elected as deputy of the 5th Saeima of the Republic of Latvia
1994 – He was the foreign minister and deputy prime minister in the government headed by Maris Gailis.
1997 – He maintained his office in Prime Minister Guntars Krasts’ government.
1998 – Birkavs was once again elected to the parliament and named foreign minister in November under the government headed by Vilis Kristopans.