Ezer Weizman

1924 - 2005

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Ezer Weizman (Hebrew: עֵזֶר וַיצְמָן, romanized: Ezer Vaytsman, pronounced [ˈezeʁ ˈvaitsman] ; 15 June 1924 – 24 April 2005) was the seventh President of Israel, first elected in 1993 and re-elected in 1998. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ezer Weizman has received more than 531,074 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Ezer Weizman is the 1,390th most popular politician (up from 2,426th in 2019), the 66th most popular biography from Israel (up from 93rd in 2019) and the 24th most popular Israeli Politician.

Ezer Weizman was the commander of the Israeli Air Force during the Six-Day War in 1967.

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Over the past year Ezer Weizman has had the most page views in the with 113,236 views, followed by Hebrew (41,695), and Arabic (26,624). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Turkish (154.31%), Ido (147.40%), and Italian (134.43%)


Among politicians, Ezer Weizman ranks 1,390 out of 19,576Before him are Henry I, Duke of Guise, Gyeongjong of Joseon, Omar Bongo, An Lushan, Teti, and Harold Wilson. After him are Nuon Chea, Psamtik I, Abel, King of Denmark, Aristide Briand, Stjepan Mesić, and Chlodio.

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Among people born in 1924, Ezer Weizman ranks 13Before him are Kim Dae-jung, Robert Mugabe, Eli Cohen, Süleyman Demirel, Sarah Vaughan, and Jean-François Lyotard. After him are Jacques Le Goff, Benoit Mandelbrot, Lauren Bacall, Sergei Parajanov, Paul Feyerabend, and Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Among people deceased in 2005, Ezer Weizman ranks 16Before him are Peter Drucker, Hans Bethe, Paul Ricœur, Simon Wiesenthal, Rafic Hariri, and Omar Sívori. After him are Kenzō Tange, Zhao Ziyang, Zdzisław Beksiński, Jack Kilby, Joseph Rotblat, and Aslan Maskhadov.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Ezer Weizman ranks 66 out of 466Before him are Mahmoud Darwish (1941), Zedekiah (-617), Nehemiah (-490), Isaac Herzog (1960), Ada Yonath (1939), and Micah (-737). After him are Rabbi Akiva (50), Uzziah (-900), Manasseh of Judah (-800), Haggai (-550), Simeon (null), and James, brother of Jesus (-20).


Among politicians born in Israel, Ezer Weizman ranks 24Before him are Abijah of Judah (-1000), Amalric of Jerusalem (1136), Baldwin V of Jerusalem (1177), Baldwin III of Jerusalem (1130), Zedekiah (-617), and Isaac Herzog (1960). After him are Uzziah (-900), Manasseh of Judah (-800), Jehoiakim (-634), Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi (1947), Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem (1105), and Jehoash of Judah (-843).