1878 – Thomas, Albert was born.
– He worked with Jean Jaurès on the journal Humanité and was active in socialist politics.
1903-1907 – His several books are Le Syndicalisme allemand and Le 2d Empire.
1910 – He was elected to the chamber of deputies, and during World War I he held cabinet positions, serving notably as minister of munitions.
1916-1917 – French armaments minister.
1919 – He was director of the International Labor Bureau of the League of Nations.
1932 – Thomas, Albert died.