1891 – Born on the 21st of December.
1934 – He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on the 28th of March.
1939-1953 – He held the Department of Home Affairs and was President of the Confederation four times.
1959 – He handed over office on the 31st of December.
– He was affiliated to the Christian Democratic People’s Party of Switzerland.
1977 – Died on the 23rd of December.