Ehud Barak

1942 - Today

Ehud Barak

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 Minister of Defense and Deputy Prime Minister under Ehud Olmert and then in Benjamin Netanyahu's second government from 2007 to 2013, as he retired from politics at the end of the tenure, though he returned in June 2019 with the formation of a new party.A Rav Aluf (Lieutenant general) in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Barak shares with two others the honor of being the most highly decorated soldier in Israel's history, having taken part in many battles and combat missions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ehud Barak has received more than 1,103,336 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,450th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Ehud Barak ranks 1,443 out of 14,801Before him are Elisa Bonaparte, Anastas Mikoyan, Ælla of Northumbria, Mayer Amschel Rothschild, Khalid of Saudi Arabia, and Jiajing Emperor. After him are Rutherford B. Hayes, Leo IV the Khazar, Kurt Schuschnigg, Phryne, Friedrich Fromm, and René of Anjou.

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Among people born in 1942, Ehud Barak ranks 24Before him are Aretha Franklin, Michael Haneke, Brian Jones, Calvin Klein, Joe Biden, and Daniel Barenboim. After him are Lou Reed, Ian McShane, Ted Kaczynski, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Mohamed ElBaradei, and Javier Solana.

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Among people born in Israel, Ehud Barak ranks 69 out of 294Before him are Rabbi Akiva (50), Annas (-22), James, son of Alphaeus (-10), Abijah of Judah (-1000), Amon of Judah (-660), and Ehud Olmert (1945). After him are Jeconiah (-700), Ada Yonath (1939), Jehoash of Judah (-843), Cyril of Jerusalem (313), Jehoiakim (-634), and Dinah (null).


Among politicians born in Israel, Ehud Barak ranks 21Before him are Herodias (-100), Amin al-Husseini (1895), Manasseh of Judah (-800), Abijah of Judah (-1000), Amon of Judah (-660), and Ehud Olmert (1945). After him are Jeconiah (-700), Jehoash of Judah (-843), Jehoiakim (-634), Ahaziah of Judah (-900), Baldwin V of Jerusalem (1177), and Manasseh (-709).

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