1908 – Born on the 16th of December.
1941 – He served in the Federal Civil Service as the Head of the Division in Charge of Wartime Economy.
1954 – He became Director of the Trade Division of the Economic Affairs Department.
1961 – He was elected to the Swiss Federal Council.
1966 – He became President of the Confederation.
1970 – Handed over office on the 31st of January.
2004 – He died on the 26th of November.