Meir Amit

1921 - 2009

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Meir Amit (Hebrew: מאיר עמית, ‎17 March 1921 – 17 July 2009) was an Israeli politician and cabinet minister. He served as the Chief Director and the head of global operations for Mossad from 1963 to 1968, before entering into politics and holding two ministerial positions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meir Amit has received more than 255,264 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Meir Amit is the 8,083rd most popular politician (down from 7,384th in 2019), the 177th most popular biography from Israel (down from 154th in 2019) and the 66th most popular Israeli Politician.

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Among politicians, Meir Amit ranks 8,083 out of 15,710Before him are Princess Louise of Denmark, Thorleif Haug, François-Xavier Ortoli, József Antall, Konstantin Jireček, and Emperor Sukō. After him are P. J. Kennedy, Henry Morgenthau Sr., Tode Mongke, Hassan Al-Turabi, Welf, and Pami.

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Among people born in 1921, Meir Amit ranks 144Before him are Erich Fried, Arno Babajanian, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Georges Mathieu, Ágnes Keleti, and Malcolm Arnold. After him are Eugenio Coșeriu, Francisco Morales Bermúdez, Luis García Berlanga, Lidia Gueiler Tejada, Lionel Terray, and Kocheril R. Narayanan. Among people deceased in 2009, Meir Amit ranks 107Before him are Lino Lacedelli, Al Martino, Bea Arthur, Samak Sundaravej, Eleanor F. Helin, and Manea Mănescu. After him are Friaça, Walter Cronkite, Budd Schulberg, Ryuzo Hiraki, Pierre Harmel, and Tayeb Salih.

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Among people born in Israel, Meir Amit ranks 177 out of 389Before him are Avram Grant (1955), Amos Tversky (1937), Wadie Haddad (1927), Gali Atari (1953), Arnon Milchan (1944), and Daliah Lavi (1942). After him are Eliyahu M. Goldratt (1947), Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni (1907), Hillel Slovak (1962), Ahmed Jibril (1938), Reuven Shiloah (1909), and Talal Abu-Ghazaleh (1938).


Among politicians born in Israel, Meir Amit ranks 66Before him are Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi (1947), Al-Hafiz (1074), Yael Dayan (1939), Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani (1909), Dirk III, Count of Holland (982), and Rafael Eitan (1929). After him are Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni (1907), Ahmed Jibril (1938), Reuven Shiloah (1909), Hugh I of Cyprus (1194), Ron Huldai (1944), and Peter I, Count of Alençon (1251).