1844 – He was born in Aschaffenburg on the 18th of December.
1871 – He studied in Dublin (Trinity College), Münster, Munich, Heidelberg (doctorate in law), Würzburg, Göttingen (doctorate in economics), and Berlin (habilitation in economics.)
– He wrote "Die Arbeitengilden der Gegenwart".
1891-1914 – He was a professor of economics and state sciences at the universities of Breslau, Strasbourg, Vienna, Leipzig, and most importantly, Munich.
1918 – In November, he served in prime minister Kurt Eisner’s government as People’s Commissar (Minister) for Trade, but only for some days in December.
1914 – He signed the Manifesto of the Ninety-Three.
1929 – He wrote Economic History of England.
1931 – Brentano died in Munich on the 9th of September.