1913 – Born on the 7th of December in Goteborg, Sweden.
1939 – Studied law at the University of Stockholm and later at the University of Uppsala.
1940 – The Swedish foreign ministry offered him a trainee position at the Swedish legation in Berlin, which he began in January.
1941 – He returned to Stockholm, where he worked on trade relations between Sweden and Hungary.
1942 – In November, he was sent to Budapest as second secretary at the Swedish legation.
1944 – Became involved in efforts to aid Hungarian Jews.
1945 – After the Soviets invaded in January, both he and Wallenberg were taken into custody.
1980 – Served in numerous diplomatic posts in Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Austria and the United States.
1982 – He was recognized by Yad Vashem as one of the Righteous Among the Nations.
1995 – He was honored with the Hungarian Republic’s Order of Merit.
2000 – He was awarded honorary Israeli citizenship.
2001 – The American Swedish Historical Museum presented him the "Spirit of Raoul Wallenberg Humanitarian Award,".
2002 – In April, Swedish Prime Minister Göran Persson awarded Anger the "Illis Quorum Meruere Labores" for his actions during and after the war.
– Died on the 26th of August in Stockholm of stroke.