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 337,958 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Isser Harel is the 3,290th most popular politician (up from 3,871st in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Belarus (up from 33rd in 2019) and the 14th 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 3,290 out of 15,710Before him are Prince Augustus William of Prussia, Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal, Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria, Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg, Al-Muntasir, and Shahrbaraz. After him are Adolph Joffe, Emperor Momozono, Mike Pence, Wu Zixu, Mihailo Obrenović, and Ermengarde of Hesbaye.

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Among people born in 1912, Isser Harel ranks 46Before him are Edward Mills Purcell, Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland, Chien-Shiung Wu, Juan Pujol García, Don Siegel, and Kim Philby. After him are Ghazi of Iraq, Georg Solti, Taiichi Ohno, Minoru Yamasaki, Elsa Morante, and Cornel Wilde. Among people deceased in 2003, Isser Harel ranks 34Before him are Zoran Đinđić, Franco Modigliani, Richard Crenna, Alberto Sordi, Frank Sheeran, and Bernard Katz. After him are Helmut Rahn, Bertram Brockhouse, Horst Buchholz, David Dacko, Edgar F. Codd, and Frederick Chapman Robbins.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Isser Harel ranks 28 out of 274Before him are Alexander Parvus (1867), Zalman Shazar (1889), Vilna Gaon (1720), Mstislav I of Kiev (1076), Bronislav Kaminski (1899), and Pavel Sukhoi (1895). After him are Ossip Zadkine (1888), Zhores Alferov (1930), Francysk Skaryna (1486), Sophia of Minsk (1140), Irving Berlin (1888), and Yakub Kolas (1882).

Among POLITICIANS In Belarus

Among politicians born in Belarus, Isser Harel ranks 14Before him are Yitzhak Shamir (1915), Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978), Hacı I Giray (1397), Stanislav Shushkevich (1934), Zalman Shazar (1889), and Mstislav I of Kiev (1076). After him are Elena Glinskaya (1510), Nikolay Krestinsky (1883), Alexander Orlov (1895), Marek Edelman (1922), Maria Kaczyńska (1942), and Yevno Azef (1869).