1921 – Born in Konolfingen in the Emmental in the canton of Bern on the 5th of January.
1941 – Dürrenmatt began a study of philosophy and German language and literature at the University of Zurich.
1943 – He decided to become an author and stopped his academic career.
1945 – He wrote his first play Es steht geschrieben.
1946 – On the 11th of October, he married the actress Lotti Geissler.
1962 – Wrote play "The Physicists".
1969 – He traveled in the USA.
1976 – He created illustrations for some of his own works, and his drawings were exhibited in Neuenburg.
1990 – Died on the 14th of December in Neuchâtel.