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Golda Meir

1898 - 1978

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Golda Meir (born Golda Mabovitch; 3 May 1898 – 8 December 1978) was an Israeli politician, teacher, and kibbutznikit who served as the fourth prime minister of Israel from 1969 to 1974. She was the first woman to become head of government in Israel. Born in Kyiv in the Russian Empire, she immigrated to Wisconsin, United States as a child with her family in 1906, and was educated there, becoming a teacher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Golda Meir has received more than 4,050,883 page views. Her biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 91 in 2019). Golda Meir is the 358th most popular politician (down from 278th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 7th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Golda Meir was the fourth Prime Minister of Israel. She is most famous for her work as a Zionist and for her leadership of Israel during the Yom Kippur War.

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Among politicians, Golda Meir ranks 358 out of 15,577Before her are Mustafa II, Stepan Bandera, Philip I of Castile, Cambyses II, Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, and Edward VIII. After her are Barack Obama, Herod Antipas, Shimon Peres, George V, Priam, and Gerald Ford.

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Among people born in 1898, Golda Meir ranks 7Before her are Bertolt Brecht, René Magritte, Alvar Aalto, Erich Maria Remarque, Sergei Eisenstein, and Federico García Lorca. After her are M. C. Escher, Enzo Ferrari, Zhou Enlai, George Gershwin, Umm Kulthum, and William James Sidis. Among people deceased in 1978, Golda Meir ranks 3Before her are Pope John Paul I and Pope Paul VI. After her are Aram Khachaturian, Kurt Gödel, Aldo Moro, Jacques Brel, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Giorgio de Chirico, Adolf Dassler, Mohammed Daoud Khan, and Ramón Mercader.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Golda Meir ranks 10 out of 1,083Before her are Nikolai Gogol (1809), Sergei Prokofiev (1891), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Hafsa Sultan (1479), Stepan Bandera (1909), and Ilya Repin (1844). After her are Kazimir Malevich (1879), John III Sobieski (1629), Mikhail Bulgakov (1891), Joseph Conrad (1857), Helena Blavatsky (1831), and Bohdan Khmelnytsky (1595).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Golda Meir ranks 7Before her are Hurrem Sultan (1502), Leon Trotsky (1879), Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Hafsa Sultan (1479), and Stepan Bandera (1909). After her are John III Sobieski (1629), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Leonid Kuchma (1938), and Viktor Yushchenko (1954).