1969 – Born on the 30th of October in Prague.
1992 – He became a member of the Social Democratic party and member of the parliament.
1993-1999 – Studies in law, he obtained an academic title, although under less than normal conditions.
2000 – On the 5th of April, he was named interior minister in the government of Miloš Zeman.
2004 – In the EP Election, SSD lost badly and the popularity of the party was low; this led to the resignation of Špidla on the 26th of July .
– Gross was appointed prime minister on the 4th of August and his government.
2005 – In January, Gross has been facing a scandal related to unclear origins of the loan to buy his flat.
2005 – Gross tried to keep himself in power until he was forced to resign on the 25th of April.