July 8, 2011 - Tells Italian daily newspaper, La Repubblica that he will not run again when his term expires in 2013.
September 1, 2011 - Businessman Gianpaolo Tarantini and his wife Angela Devenuto are arrested for allegedly blackmailing Berlusconi with information linked to a pending sex scandal accusation. An arrest warrant is also issued for Valter Lavitola.
September 16, 2011 - Prosecutors submit transcripts of approximately 100,000 wiretaps of Berlusconi, made in 2008 and 2009, to a court in Bari. The prosecutors have accused eight people of paying young women to attend parties at the Prime Minister's private home.
October 14, 2011 - Remains prime minister after a 316-301 vote of confidence in him and the Forza Italia Party.
October 18, 2011 - Is cleared of charges of tax fraud related to his commercial broadcast company, Mediaset. Company executives have been under investigation for allegedly failing to pay $45 million in corporate taxes and other fiscal crimes from 2000 to 2003.
November 8, 2011 - The office of Italian President Giorgio Napolitano announces that Berlusconi will resign when the country's budget is confirmed by the senate.
November 12, 2011 - Resigns from office.
November 22, 2011 - Singer Mariano Apicella releases a new album called "True Love." All the lyrics on the album were written by Berlusconi.
February 15, 2012 - Italian prosecutors ask for a five-year prison sentence if Berlusconi is found guilty of corruption charges.
February 25, 2012 - A judge dismisses the corruption case, ruling that the statute of limitations has expired.
October 26, 2012 - Is convicted of tax fraud and sentenced to four years in prison. He plans to appeal.
December 8, 2012 - In a message posted on his website, Berlusconi says he will run for prime minister again.
December 16, 2012 - Berlusconi announces his engagement to 27-year-old Francesca Pascale, despite still being married to his second wife, Veronica Lario.
December 25, 2012 - Divorce settlement with second wife gives him the house in Milan, but she gets $132,000/day, $4million/month alimony. By Italian law couples must be legally separated for three years prior to divorce.