1884 – Born on January 31st in Brackenheim, near Heilbronn. Liberal democratic legislator, first president of West Germany, author, and leader of the Free Democratic Party.
1905 – After receiving a political science degree from the University of Munich, Heuss was an editor on several newspapers.
1908 – Married to Elly Heuss-Knapp.
1948 – Was a Member of Parliament.
1949-1959 – Elected as the first president of West Germany.
1963 – Died on December 12th in Stuttgart, West Germany.