1862 – He was born in Altona (near Hamburg) on the 27th of August.
– Brunner studied philosophy under a number of prominent scholars, but never completed his doctorate.
– He established himself as a literary critic, and enjoyed a wide celebrity.
1890 – He withdrew from public life to devote himself to writing.
1908 – Brunner published the first part of his foundational work, Die Lehre von den Geistigen und vom Volk.
1933 – He lived in Germany, when, with the rise to power of the Nazi party, he moved to The Hague.
1937 – Constantin Brunner died.