1860 – He was born on the 23rd of November.
1884 – He was an assistant at the Stockholm Observatory; but he gave up scientific work to become a journalist.
1886 – He began editing the newspaper Social-Demokraten.
1889 – He and August Palm one of the main organizers of the Swedish Social Democratic Party.
1896 – He beacame Member of Parliament.
1917 – Branting supported the February Revolution in Russia.
1920-1923 – He was Prime Minister of Sweden.
– He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in the League of Nations.
1925 – He died on the 24th of February.