25: Egypt protests erupt, involving thousands of demonstrators, after a revolt topples Tunisia’s ruler. The protests, which are centred in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, gather more than a million people across the country on February 1.
11: After daily protests Mubarak resigns and hands power to the army led by Field Marshal Hussain Tantawi. About 850 people die in the unrest.
12: Promising a peaceful transition to democracy, the army suspends the constitution and dissolves parliament.
19: Egyptians widely approve a new constitution.
13: Authorities say Mubarak is being held in a hospital in Sharm Al Shaikh.
28-29: More than 1,000 hurt as protesters and police clash in Tahrir Square.
19: Start of week-long clashes between police and anti-military demonstrators that leave 42 dead.
28: Egypt holds the first stage of its first post-revolt parliamentary election. Islamist parties win about two-thirds of the seats, of which half go to the Muslim Brotherhood.
1: Riots kill 74 people after a Port Said football match.
2: Mubarak and his former interior minister Habib Al Adly sentenced to life in prison for the deaths of protesters during the revolt, while six police commanders are acquitted.
30: Mohammad Mursi, who won the presidential election with 51.7 per cent of the vote, is sworn in, becoming Egypt’s first civilian and Islamist ruler.
5: Gunmen kill 16 guards in Egypt near the border with Israel before crossing into the Jewish state. Israel says five gunmen were killed on its side.
12: Morsi scraps a constitutional document which handed sweeping powers to the military and ousts Tantawi.
22: Morsi decrees sweeping new powers for himself.
23: Protests erupt against what the opposition terms Mursi’s “power grab”.
30: Islamist-dominated constituent assembly adopts the draft constitution after a process boycotted by liberals and Christians.
8: Morsi annuls the decree giving himself sweeping powers, but maintains a controversial referendum on the constitution.
15 and 22: 64 per cent of voters in the two-round referendum back the new constitution, after a vote which the opposition says is tainted.
Egypt plunges into a deep political crisis, with demonstrations by supporters and opponents of Morsi turning into sometimes deadly clashes.
6: Mursi reshuffles his cabinet amid a serious economic crisis.
13: An Egyptian court orders a retrial for Mubarak after accepting an appeal against his life sentence.
21: Mursi says he opposes French-led military action in Mali against Islamist rebels.