1900 – Born on 5th of June in Budapest, Hungary.
1927 – He wrote his Ph.D. thesis concerning the cathode ray tube and worked on plasma lamps.
1933 – He was invited to Britain to work at the development department of the British Thomson-Houston
1936 – He married with Marjorie Butler.
1947 – He invented holography while working at British Thomson-Houston company.
1948 – He moved to Imperial Collage London, England.
1951 – He publish his theories of optical imaging and holography.
1958 – He became a professor of Applied Physics.
1962 – He invented the laser the first coherent light source.
1963 – He invented the first hologram.
1967 – He retired as a professor of Applied Physics.
1972 – He developed an interest in social analysis and published The Mature Society: a view of the future.
1979 – He died on the 9th of February in London, England.