Profession: US Senator
Why Famous: The longest-serving independent in U.S. Congressional history and a Democratic candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 Democratic primary.
- 1988-05-28 Senator Bernie Sanders (46) weds social worker Jane O'Meara
- 2015-04-30 US senator Bernie Sanders announces he will seek the Democratic Party's nomination for President
- 2015-12-07 Time Magazine readers name Bernie Sanders their 'person of the year'
- 2016-01-17 Fourth Democratic presidential candidates debate: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clash over healthcare and gun control in Charleston, South Carolina
- 2016-02-01 Iowa Caucuses: Republican Ted Cruz defeats Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton beats Bernie Sanders by a coin toss
- 2016-02-09 US primary elections: New Hampshire Primary, In Republican race Donald Trump wins (35%), John Kasich 2nd (16%), and Bernie Sanders (60%) defeats Hillary Clinton (38%) in Democratic race
- 2016-03-05 US primary elections: Super Saturday - Republican Donald Trump and Ted Cruz win 2 states, Democratics Bernie Sanders wins 2, Hillary Clinton one
- 2016-03-26 US primary elections: Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders wins Washington, Hawaii and Alaska
- 2016-04-06 US primary elections: Wisconsin won by Democrat Bernie Sanders and Republican Ted Cruz
- 2016-07-12 Bernie Sanders endorses fellow Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in a speech in New Hampshire