Isser Harel

1912 - 2003

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Isser Harel (Hebrew: איסר הראל‎, 1912 – 18 February 2003) was spymaster of the intelligence and the security services of Israel and the Director of the Mossad (1952–1963). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isser Harel has received more than 491,071 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Isser Harel is the 2,626th most popular politician (up from 4,020th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Belarus (up from 33rd in 2019) and the 11th most popular Belarusian Politician.

Isser Harel was the head of the Mossad, the Israeli intelligence agency, from 1952 to 1963. He is most famous for his role in the capture of Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in 1960.

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Among politicians, Isser Harel ranks 2,626 out of 19,576Before him are Intef I, Lin Zexu, Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo, Clotilde of France, Hacı I Giray, and Stephen II of Hungary. After him are Nawal El Saadawi, Beatrice of Naples, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Michel Aflaq, Alfonso II of Naples, and Joscelin II, Count of Edessa.

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Among people born in 1912, Isser Harel ranks 36Before him are Karl Malden, Edward Mills Purcell, Juan Pujol García, Leonid Kantorovich, Maria Mandl, and Alois Brunner. After him are Pierre Boulle, Chien-Shiung Wu, Glenn T. Seaborg, Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland, Kim Philby, and Tibor Sekelj. Among people deceased in 2003, Isser Harel ranks 29Before him are Otto Günsche, Maurice Blanchot, Luciano Berio, Frederick Chapman Robbins, Bernard Katz, and Helmut Rahn. After him are Alberto Sordi, Compay Segundo, Leon Uris, Franco Modigliani, Richard Crenna, and Leslie Cheung.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Isser Harel ranks 20 out of 368Before him are Olga Korbut (1955), Zhores Alferov (1930), Zalman Shazar (1889), Ryszard Kapuściński (1932), Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978), and Mstislav I of Kiev (1076). After him are Yanka Kupala (1882), Ossip Zadkine (1888), Pavel Sukhoi (1895), Alexander Parvus (1867), Stanisław Moniuszko (1819), and Bronislav Kaminski (1899).

Among POLITICIANS In Belarus

Among politicians born in Belarus, Isser Harel ranks 11Before him are Alexander Lukashenko (1954), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Zalman Shazar (1889), Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978), and Mstislav I of Kiev (1076). After him are Maria Kaczyńska (1942), Stanislav Shushkevich (1934), Marek Edelman (1922), Elena Glinskaya (1510), Nikolay Krestinsky (1883), and Mikołaj "the Black" Radziwiłł (1515).