Currently alive, at 68 years of age.
1948 – Born on the 22nd of March in Augsburg, Germany, the son of Polish-Jewish refugees.
1970 – Received a B.A. degree in history from the University at Buffalo.
1972 – Finished M.A. degree in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
1985 – Wrote collection "Between Washington and Jerusalem: A Reporter’s Notebook".
1989 – He authored the nonfiction "Territory of Lies: The Exclusive Story of Jonathan Jay Pollard, the American Who Spied on His Country for Israel and How He Was Betrayed".
1990 – Moved to CNN and worked as the cable network’s military affairs reporter.
1992-1999 – Became CNN’s White House correspondent.
1995 – Hosted Wolf Blitzer Reports, which was replaced by The Situation Room.
– He earned an Emmy Award for his coverage of the Oklahoma City bombing.
1998 – He began hosting the CNN Sunday morning interview program Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer.
2000 – Started anchoring his own show, Wolf Blitzer Reports.
2004 – CNN selected Blitzer to anchor their coverage of the United States Presidential election.
2005 – Since 8th of August, Blitzer has hosted The Situation Room.