1904 – Brentano was born in Offenbach, Hesse on the 6th of June.
1949 – He was one of the founders of the CDU in Hesse and was a member of the German parliament.
1955-1961 – He was Foreign Minister of Germany.
– He was an important figure in the foundation of the European Economic Community (EEC).
1964 – Brentano died at Darmstadt on the 14th of November.