1937 – Born on the 9th of March in Saint-Jacques, Quebec.
1976 – He was a partner in the Montreal law firm of "Lapointe Rosenstein" when he was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in the general election.
1977 – He served as Minister of State of Economic Development.
1981 – Re-elected in the riding of Laval-des-rapides at the general election.
1982 – He was again Minister of State of Economic Development until the 9th of September, when he was made Delegate Minister to Exterior Commerce.
1985 – After the defeat of Parti Québécois in the general election, he taught in the Department of Administrative Sciences at the Université du Québec à Montréal.
1994 – After the victory of the PQ in the general election, the newly elected premier, Jacques Parizeau, made him his Deputy Premier
2001 – He became Premier of Quebec on the 8th of March, following the resignation of Lucien Bouchard. Landry is a Quebec sovereignist advocating a supranational confederation of Quebec and Canada, inspired by the institutions of the European Union.
2003 – He lost the Quebec general election to Jean Charest’s Quebec Liberal Party.
2004 – On the 26th of June, he married script writer and former yé-yé singer Chantal Renaud.
2005 – On the 4th of June, Bernard Landry announced he would resign as party leader after gaining only 76.2% approval in a leadership confidence vote at a party convention in Quebec City.
– In September, he has been a professor at UQAM in the business strategy department.