1928 – Born on June 20th in La Trinité-sur-Mer, Morbihan, France.
1956 – Was the youngest member elected to the National Assembly.
1960 – Married to Pierrette Lalanne on June 29th.
1972 – He founded the Front National party.
1977 – He inherited a fortune from Hubert Lambert. His personal fortune is greater than 3 million euros.
1991 – Married to Jeanne-Marie Paschos on May 31st.
2002 – His second place in the first round of the presidential elections, obtaining 16.86% of the votes, caused a strong national and international outcry because this had been the first time that a far-right extremist politician reached the second round, where he later lost against Jacques Chirac.