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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 initially opposed by the Jewish Agency. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Menachem Begin has received more than 2,133,378 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 77 in 2019). Menachem Begin is the 490th most popular politician (up from 515th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Belarus (up from 5th in 2019) 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, Menachem Begin ranks 490 out of 15,577Before him are Atahualpa, Alexios I Komnenos, Juan Perón, Charles IV of France, Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, and Jiang Zemin. After him are Şehzade Cihangir, Nader Shah, Macrinus, Alfonso XIII of Spain, Yazid I, and Cnut the Great.

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Among people born in 1913, Menachem Begin ranks 7Before him are Albert Camus, Richard Nixon, Vivien Leigh, Rosa Parks, Gerald Ford, and Willy Brandt. After him are Jean Marais, Robert Capa, Josef Bican, Jesse Owens, Burt Lancaster, and Claude Simon. Among people deceased in 1992, Menachem Begin ranks 8Before him are Isaac Asimov, Alexander Dubček, Willy Brandt, Friedrich Hayek, Grace Hopper, and Astor Piazzolla. After him are Olivier Messiaen, John Cage, Mikhail Tal, Francis Bacon, Barbara McClintock, and Aribert Heim.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Menachem Begin ranks 4 out of 330Before him are Marc Chagall (1887), Lev Vygotsky (1896), and Shimon Peres (1923). After him are Alexander Lukashenko (1954), Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Chaim Weizmann (1874), Simon Kuznets (1901), and Yitzhak Shamir (1915).

Among POLITICIANS In Belarus

Among politicians born in Belarus, Menachem Begin ranks 2Before him are Shimon Peres (1923). After him are Alexander Lukashenko (1954), Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Chaim Weizmann (1874), Yitzhak Shamir (1915), Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978), Hacı I Giray (1397), Mstislav I of Kiev (1076), and Stanislav Shushkevich (1934).