Born: Jan 22, 1911 AD
Died: 1990 AD, at 79 years of age.
1911 - Born in Vienna on the 22nd of January.
1934 - When the Socialist Party was banned by the Dollfuss dictatorship, he joined underground political work.
1935 - He was arrested in January and convicted of high treason.
1942 - He married Vera Fürth.
1945 - In September Kreisky emigrated to Sweden.
1946 - He returned to Austria in May, but he was soon back in Stockholm.
1951 - He returned to Vienna, where Federal President Theodor Körner appointed him Assistant Chief of Staff and political adviser.
1953 - He was appointed Undersecretary in the Foreign Affairs Department of the Austrian Chancellery.
1955 - He took part in negotiating the Austrian State Treaty, which ended the four-power occupation of Austria and restored Austria's independence and neutrality.
1956 - Kreisky was elected to the Austrian parliament, the Nationalrat as a Socialist.
1966 - Kreisky left office, when the ÖVP under Josef Klaus won an absolute majority in the Nationalrat.
1967 - He was elected chairman of the Socialist Party.
1971 - In October, he called fresh elections and won an absolute majority.
1975-1979 - He won comfortable victories.
1990 - Died in Vienna on the 29th of July.
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