1914 – He was betrothed as a functionary in the Social Democratic Party in Kladno district and as a party press editor. He also served as a soldier during the World War I.
1920 – He was sentenced for a 9-month imprisonment for partaking in an attempt at a left-wing coup.
1922 - He held the office of general secretary of the CCP and maintained his position for a total of nine years.
1930 – He represented the Communist Red Trade Unions and managed the strike in the most area.
1938 – His activities at the CCP together with Dolansky were brought to an end, and it was authoritatively dissolved.
1939 – He was apprehended as he try to illegally cross over the borders into Poland.
1940 - He was jailed in Pankrac and after being locked up in Dresden imprisonment in the concentration camp in Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg.
1945 - He was appointed chairman of the Central Council of Trade Unions.
1948 – He held the post of Vice-chairman for four months.
1953 – Until this year he held the position of prime minister. Subsequent to Gottwald’s death, as of March 21 until he died he was the President of the Republic.
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