1859 - Janis Eakste was born on the 14th of September in Lielsesava, Latvia.
1886 - He finished law in Moscow University, and became a lawyer and political activist in Latvia.
1906 - He was elected to Duma, the parliament of the Russian Empire where he promoted the idea of autonomy for Latvia.
1918 - He became the president of Latvia's People's Council (Tautas Padome).
1922 - Eakste was elected as a president for Latvia.
1925 - He was reelected for a second term as the president for Latvia.
1927 - He died on the 14th of March in Riga, Latvia.
- He was a member of Latvian academic union "Austrums".
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