1889 – Born on the 7th of January in Reims.
1932-1936 – Henriot was elected to the Third Republic’s Chamber of Deputies for the Gironde département.
1940 – After the capitulation of France, he stood by Philippe Pétain’s German-backed régime and joined the paramilitary Milice.
1944 – On the 6th of January, he was made the Minister of Information and Propaganda.
– The following June 28, in the Ministry building where he slept, a group of fifteen members of the Résistance dressed as members of the Milice killed him in his bed. In retaliation, Georges Mandel, a long-time opponent of collaboration, was executed.