1913 – Born on July 11th in Wenchi, Brong Ahafo. Ghanaian politician and sociologist.
1931 – Entered Wesley College in Kumasi, Ashanti Region.
1936 – Gained first Degree with Honours in Medievial and Modem History from the University of London, through correspondence during this period.
– He was a teahcer at Achimota College.
1942 – He became a District Commissioner.
1949 – Appointed first lecturer in African Studies.
– He became the first African to occupy a Chair in the University of Gold Coast.
1951 – Elected by the Ashanti Confederacy to the Legislative Council.
1952 – He was the leader of Ghana Congress Party.
1959 – Became Professor of Sociology and Culture at the University of Leiden in the Hague, Netherlands.
1961 – Senior Member of St. Anthony’s College and University of Oxford.
1966 – Returned to Ghana after coup and appointed Chairman of the National Advisory Committee of the NLC.
1969 – Sworn-in as Prime Minister of Ghana.
1972 – While in Britain for a medical check-up, the army under Colonel Ignatius Kutu Acheampong overthrew his government on January 13th.
1974 – Died of heart attack on August 28th.