January 2006 - Is appointed foreign minister.
May 2006 - Is appointed deputy prime minister.
November 2006-February 2007 - Serves as minister of justice.
2007 - Named one of Time magazine's Most Influential People in the World.
September 18, 2008 - Elected leader of the Kadima party, replacing Ehud Olmert.
February 2009 - Livni's Kadima party wins 28 seats in Israel's parliamentary elections. However, Livni is unable to put together a coalition government. President Shimon Peres asks Benjamin Netanyahu to form a government, causing Livni to lose the prime ministership.
March 2009 - Livni steps down as foreign minister and becomes the leader of the opposition in parliament.
May 2011 - Livni calls on Prime Minister Netanyahu to resign, saying he has harmed the important relationship between Israel and the United States.
March 28, 2012 - Loses her fight to remain head of Kadima, Israel's main opposition party. She is defeated by former Israel Defense Forces Chief Shaul Mofaz, who took 62% of the votes to Livni's 38%.
May 1, 2012 - Livni resigns from the Knesset after losing the Kadima party's leadership in March.
June 14, 2012 - Following statements suggesting that the Kadima party will not exist for the next Knesset election, a petition circulates seeking Livni's removal from the party.
June 20, 2012 - Joins Desert Queens, an Israeli all-woman adventure competition in India.
November 27, 2012 - Forms the Hatnua party. Hatnua means 'the movement' in Hebrew.
February 19, 2013 - Livni's Hatnua party joins Prime Minister Netanyahu's coalition government and takes the role of justice minister.