Abba Eban

1915 - 2002

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Abba Solomon Meir Eban ( (listen); Hebrew: אבא אבן [ˈ(ʔ)aba ˈ(ʔ)even]; born Aubrey Solomon Meir Eban; 2 February 1915 – 17 November 2002) was an Israeli diplomat and politician, and a scholar of the Arabic and Hebrew languages. During his career, he served as Foreign Affairs Minister, Education Minister, and Deputy Prime Minister of Israel. He was the second ambassador to the United States and the first Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abba Eban has received more than 369,546 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Abba Eban is the 5,991st most popular politician (down from 5,876th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from South Africa (down from 30th in 2019) and the 12th most popular South African Politician.

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Among politicians, Abba Eban ranks 5,991 out of 15,710Before him are Grimoald the Younger, Leo V, King of Armenia, Curtis LeMay, Gaius Claudius Marcellus Minor, Louis, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine, and Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah. After him are Charaton, Fu Jian, Maria Miloslavskaya, Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, and Kamehameha II.

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Among people born in 1915, Abba Eban ranks 69Before him are Gyula Zsengellér, Branko Ćopić, Shogo Kamo, Takeshi Kamo, Peter Medawar, and Thomas Merton. After him are Jacques Chaban-Delmas, Kon Ichikawa, Hanns Martin Schleyer, J. C. R. Licklider, Liisi Oterma, and Tadeusz Kantor. Among people deceased in 2002, Abba Eban ranks 72Before him are Joaquín Balaguer, Pierre Werner, Joe Strummer, Igor Ansoff, César Milstein, and Chico Xavier. After him are Choi Hong Hi, François Périer, Marina Berti, Juan Antonio Bardem, Cornelis Johannes van Houten, and J. Lee Thompson.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Abba Eban ranks 32 out of 312Before him are Cyril Ramaphosa (1952), Seymour Papert (1928), D. F. Malan (1874), Michael Levitt (1947), André Brink (1935), and Arnold Vosloo (1962). After him are Peter Abrahams (1919), Cetshwayo kaMpande (1826), Kgalema Motlanthe (1949), Basil Rathbone (1892), Louis Botha (1862), and John Vorster (1915).

Among POLITICIANS In South Africa

Among politicians born in South Africa, Abba Eban ranks 12Before him are P. W. Botha (1916), Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark (1942), Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (1936), Jan Smuts (1870), Cyril Ramaphosa (1952), and D. F. Malan (1874). After him are Cetshwayo kaMpande (1826), Kgalema Motlanthe (1949), Louis Botha (1862), John Vorster (1915), Andries Pretorius (1798), and Dingane kaSenzangakhona (1795).