1931 – Born at Gatuyaini village in Othaya division of Nyeri District on the 15th of November.
1944-1946 – He was educated at Gatuyain) School, Kar)ma Mission School, Mathari Boarding Primary School.
1955 – He graduated as best student of his class, and was therefore awarded a scholarship to undertake further studies in the United Kingdom, obtaining a M.Sc. with distinction in Public Finance at the London School of Economics.
1960 – He gave up his job to become executive officer of Kenya African National Union.
1963 – He took the then Donholm constituency in Nairobi.
– His election was the start of a long political career. Appointed Assistant Minister of Finance and chairman of the Economic Planning Commission.
1966 – He was promoted to Minister of Commerce and Industry.
1969 – He became Minister of Finance.
1974 – He was re-elected to parliament, this time from his native Othaya constituency.
1991 – In December, only days after the repeal of Section 2A of the constitution, which restored the multiparty system, Mwai Kibaki left KANU and founded the Democratic Party.
2002 – In elections, Kibaki’s Democratic Party affiliated with several other parties to form National Alliance Party of Kenya
– On the 30th of December, Mwai Kibaki was sworn in as the third President of Kenya.
2007 – President Kibaki declared on the 26th of January his intentions of running for the Presidential seat in the much anticipated General election.