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Ehud Barak

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Ehud Barak (Hebrew: אֵהוּד בָּרָק‎ , born Ehud Brog; 12 February 1942) is an Israeli general and politician who served as the tenth prime minister from 1999 to 2001. He was leader of the Labor Party until January 2011. He previously held the posts of defense minister and deputy prime minister under Ehud Olmert and then in Benjamin Netanyahu's second government from 2007 to 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ehud Barak has received more than 1,591,940 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Ehud Barak is the 1,495th most popular politician (down from 1,468th in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Israel (up from 70th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Israeli Politician.

Ehud Barak was the Prime Minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001 and again from 2007 to 2009. He is also a retired Israeli military officer who served as Chief of Staff, Minister of Defense, and Deputy Prime Minister.

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Among politicians, Ehud Barak ranks 1,495 out of 15,577Before him are Gaston, Duke of Orléans, Musaylimah, René of Anjou, Lü Buwei, Carus, and Constantius III. After him are Louis II, Prince of Monaco, Mentuhotep II, Numerian, Christian V of Denmark, Elisa Bonaparte, and Theodore I Laskaris.

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Among people born in 1942, Ehud Barak ranks 33Before him are Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Werner Herzog, Ian McShane, John Wayne Gacy, Javier Solana, and Giorgio Agamben. After him are José Eduardo dos Santos, Jochen Rindt, Lou Reed, Giancarlo Giannini, Michel Mayor, and Mohamed ElBaradei.

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Among people born in Israel, Ehud Barak ranks 65 out of 430Before him are Amalric of Jerusalem (1136), Edward Said (1935), Reuven Rivlin (1939), Abijah of Judah (-1000), William of Tyre (1130), and Baldwin V of Jerusalem (1177). After him are Haggai (-550), Jehoiakim (-634), Jeconiah (-700), Ahmed Yassin (1937), Amon of Judah (-660), and Uzziah (-900).


Among politicians born in Israel, Ehud Barak ranks 22Before him are Zedekiah (-617), Manasseh of Judah (-800), Amalric of Jerusalem (1136), Reuven Rivlin (1939), Abijah of Judah (-1000), and Baldwin V of Jerusalem (1177). After him are Haggai (-550), Jehoiakim (-634), Jeconiah (-700), Amon of Judah (-660), Uzziah (-900), and Ehud Olmert (1945).

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