Golda Meir

1898 - 1978

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Golda Meir (born Golda Mabovitch; May 3, 1898 – December 8, 1978; married name Meyerson/Myerson between 1917–1956) 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 Ukraine, 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 3,712,129 page views. Her biography is available in 91 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 89 in 2019). Golda Meir is the 278th most popular politician (down from 236th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 5th in 2019) and the 4th 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 278 out of 15,710Before her are António de Oliveira Salazar, Edward V of England, Pompey, Elagabalus, Wu Zetian, and Julian. After her are Khafra, Edward II of England, Lee Kuan Yew, Bill Clinton, Herod Antipas, and Jacques Chirac.

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Among people born in 1898, Golda Meir ranks 5Before her are Bertolt Brecht, René Magritte, Erich Maria Remarque, and Sergei Eisenstein. After her are Federico García Lorca, Alvar Aalto, M. C. Escher, Enzo Ferrari, George Gershwin, Zhou Enlai, and C. S. Lewis. 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, Adolf Dassler, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Jacques Brel, Aldo Moro, Giorgio de Chirico, Ramón Mercader, and Margaret Mead.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Golda Meir ranks 7 out of 913Before her are Leon Trotsky (1879), Hurrem Sultan (1502), Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Nikolai Gogol (1809), Sergei Prokofiev (1891), and Kazimir Malevich (1879). After her are Mikhail Bulgakov (1891), John III Sobieski (1629), Joseph Conrad (1857), Ilya Repin (1844), Helena Blavatsky (1831), and Hafsa Sultan (1479).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Golda Meir ranks 4Before her are Leon Trotsky (1879), Hurrem Sultan (1502), and Leonid Brezhnev (1906). After her are John III Sobieski (1629), Hafsa Sultan (1479), Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Stepan Bandera (1909), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), and Andrei Zhdanov (1896).