1924 – Born on the 24th of June.
1971 – He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on the 8th of December.
1972 – Federal Department of Justice and Police.
1977 – He was President of the Confederation three times.
1983 – Federal Department of Economic Affairs.
1986 – Handed over office on the 31st of December.
– He is affiliated to the Christian Democratic People’s Party of Switzerland.