The Hutu people arrive to the region.
The Tutsi people settle into the region.
The Burundian Kingdom arises.
The kingdoms of Burundi and Rwanda join as German East Africa.
The League of Nations mandate to Belgium the territory of Ruanda-Urundi, encompassing modern-day Rwanda and Burundi.
Burundi gains its independence.
A new constitution proclaims Burundi as a one-party state under the Union for National Progress (UPRONA).
A new constitution is approved providing for a multiparty system.
The Burundian Civil War starts, lasting until 2006.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Burundi re-launch the regional economic bloc - Great Lakes Countries Economic Community - known under its French acronym CEPGL.
The Paris Club of creditor nations cancels all of the $134.3 million debt Burundi owed to its members.