POLITICIAN

Menachem Begin

1913 - 1992

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Menachem Begin (Hebrew: מְנַחֵם בֵּגִין Menaḥem Begin, pronounced [menaˈχem ˈbeɡin] ; Polish: Menachem Begin (Polish documents, 1931–1937); Russian: Менахем Вольфович Бегин, romanized: Menakhem Volfovich Begin; 16 August 1913 – 9 March 1992) was an Israeli politician, founder of Likud and the sixth Prime Minister of Israel. Before the creation of the state of Israel, he was the leader of the Zionist militant group Irgun, the Revisionist breakaway from the larger Jewish paramilitary organization Haganah. He proclaimed a revolt, on 1 February 1944, against the British mandatory government, which was opposed by the Jewish Agency. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Menachem Begin has received more than 2,940,960 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Menachem Begin is the 369th most popular politician (up from 485th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Belarus and the 2nd most popular Belarusian Politician.

Menachem Begin is most famous for being the Prime Minister of Israel from 1977-1983.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Menachem Begin ranks 369 out of 19,576Before him are Sergio Mattarella, Kangxi Emperor, Erich Honecker, Khafra, Bhumibol Adulyadej, and Semiramis. After him are Indira Gandhi, Patrice Lumumba, William the Silent, Henry II of England, John III Sobieski, and Willy Brandt.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1913, Menachem Begin ranks 5Before him are Richard Nixon, Albert Camus, Gerald Ford, and Vivien Leigh. After him are Willy Brandt, Rosa Parks, Jean Marais, Robert Capa, Josef Bican, Claude Simon, and Jesse Owens. Among people deceased in 1992, Menachem Begin ranks 5Before him are Marlene Dietrich, Isaac Asimov, Grace Hopper, and Alexander Dubček. After him are Willy Brandt, Friedrich Hayek, Joan Fuster, Francis Bacon, Astor Piazzolla, Mikhail Tal, and Olivier Messiaen.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Menachem Begin ranks 4 out of 368Before him are Shimon Peres (1923), Marc Chagall (1887), and Lev Vygotsky (1896). After him are Chaim Weizmann (1874), Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746), Alexander Lukashenko (1954), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Simon Kuznets (1901), and Chaim Soutine (1893).

Among POLITICIANS In Belarus

Among politicians born in Belarus, Menachem Begin ranks 2Before him are Shimon Peres (1923). After him are Chaim Weizmann (1874), Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Alexander Lukashenko (1954), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Zalman Shazar (1889), Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978), Mstislav I of Kiev (1076), Isser Harel (1912), and Maria Kaczyńska (1942).