April 30, 2002 - A referendum is held on whether Musharraf will hold office for another five years; it passes by a wide margin.
August 2002 - Implements 29 amendments to the constitution, granting himself the power to dissolve parliament and remove the prime minister.
December 15 and 26, 2003 - Two assassination attempts on Musharraf's life fail.
January 1, 2004 - A vote of confidence in parliament allows Musharraf to remain in power until 2007. He gains the two-thirds of votes in parliament that he needs by promising to step down as head of the army at the end of 2004.
September 25, 2006 - Musharraf releases his autobiography, "In the Line of Fire."
October 6, 2007 - An unofficial vote count indicates Musharraf has won by a landslide in a presidential election. A number of parliamentarians boycotted the vote in both houses.
November 3, 2007 - President Musharraf declares a state of emergency in Pakistan. He suspends the country's constitution, postpones January 2008 elections, and imposes restrictions on the media. Government authorities arrest 1,500 people who protest the state of emergency.
November 28, 2007 - Steps down as leader of Pakistan's army, the day before he is scheduled to be sworn in as president.
November 29, 2007 - Takes the presidential oath of office for the third time.
December 15, 2007 - The state of emergency is lifted.
February 18, 2008 - In parliamentary elections, Musharraf's party, the Pakistan Muslim League-Q, finishes third in voting, behind the PPP, party of the late Benazir Bhutto, and the Pakistan Muslim League-N, party of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
August 18, 2008 - Announces his resignation as president of Pakistan.
July 22, 2008 - Pakistan Supreme Court issues notice that Musharraf is to defend himself on charges of violating the constitution by unlawfully declaring emergency rule on November 3, 2007.
July 31, 2009 - The Pakistan Supreme Court rules that Musharraf did violate the constitution on November 3, 2007. The court gives him seven days to appear and defend himself.
August 6, 2009 - Refuses to answer the charges against him and flees Pakistan for Great Britain.
August 11, 2009 - Pakistani officials announce that Musharraf faces arrest if he returns to Pakistan.
March 16, 2010 - Opposes President Barack Obama's plan for U.S. troops to pull out of Afghanistan by July 2011. He believes the troops should fight until the Taliban is defeated.
May 21, 2010 - Musharraf announces on CNN that he plans to re-enter Pakistan politics.
October 1, 2010 - Launches a new political party, the "All Pakistan Muslim League"
February 12, 2011 - A warrant for Musharraf's arrest is issued by a Pakistani court, in connection with the assassination of Benazir Bhutto.