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Menachem Begin

1913 - 1992

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Menachem Begin (Hebrew: מְנַחֵם בֵּגִין Menaḥem Begin (IPA: [menaˈχem ˈbeɡin] (listen)); Polish: Menachem Begin (Polish documents, 1931–1937); Russian: Менахем Вольфович Бегин 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 1,982,275 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Menachem Begin is the 515th most popular politician (down from 433rd in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Belarus (down from 4th in 2019) and the 3rd 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 515 out of 15,710Before him are Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, Georges Clemenceau, Thutmose I, George II of Great Britain, Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Robert Mugabe. After him are Frederick I of Prussia, Valerian, Fulgencio Batista, Olaf Tryggvason, Emperor Wu of Han, and Constantius Chlorus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1913, Menachem Begin ranks 8Before him are Richard Nixon, Rosa Parks, Jesse Owens, Vivien Leigh, Gerald Ford, and Willy Brandt. After him are Robert Capa, Jean Marais, Burt Lancaster, Paul Ricœur, Ramón Mercader, and Klaus Barbie. Among people deceased in 1992, Menachem Begin ranks 7Before him are Marlene Dietrich, Isaac Asimov, Alexander Dubček, Friedrich Hayek, Grace Hopper, and Willy Brandt. After him are John Cage, Astor Piazzolla, Francis Bacon, Mikhail Tal, Olivier Messiaen, and Anthony Perkins.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Menachem Begin ranks 5 out of 274Before him are Marc Chagall (1887), Lev Vygotsky (1896), Shimon Peres (1923), and Alexander Lukashenko (1954). After him are Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Chaim Weizmann (1874), Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Yitzhak Shamir (1915), and Simon Kuznets (1901).

Among POLITICIANS In Belarus

Among politicians born in Belarus, Menachem Begin ranks 3Before him are Shimon Peres (1923) and Alexander Lukashenko (1954). After him are Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Chaim Weizmann (1874), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Yitzhak Shamir (1915), Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978), Hacı I Giray (1397), Stanislav Shushkevich (1934), and Zalman Shazar (1889).