1859 – Janis Eakste was born on the 14th of September in Lielsesava, Latvia.
1886 – He finished law in Moscow University, and became a lawyer and political activist in Latvia.
1906 – He was elected to Duma, the parliament of the Russian Empire where he promoted the idea of autonomy for Latvia.
1918 – He became the president of Latvia’s People’s Council (Tautas Padome).
1922 – Eakste was elected as a president for Latvia.
1925 – He was reelected for a second term as the president for Latvia.
1927 – He died on the 14th of March in Riga, Latvia.
– He was a member of Latvian academic union "Austrums".