1902 – Born on April 3rd. He was a Nazi spy master, one of Hitler’s chief intelligence officers.
1920-1930 – He entered the German Staff College and was later on promoted to captain.
1940 – He became a liaison officer and was promoted to Major.
1941 – Was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel.
1944 – Was promoted to Major General.
1948 – Gehlen was awarded the Grand Cross of Merit by the Knights of Malta.
1956-1968 – He became director of the BND, West Germany’s intelligence agency.
1979 – Died on June 8th.