POLITICIAN

Moshe Dayan

1915 - 1981

Moshe Dayan

Moshe Dayan (Hebrew: משה דיין‎; 20 May 1915 – 16 October 1981) was an Israeli military leader and politician. As commander of the Jerusalem front in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces (1953–58) during the 1956 Suez Crisis, but mainly as Defense Minister during the Six-Day War in 1967, he became to the world a fighting symbol of the new state of Israel. In the 1930s, he was trained by Orde Wingate to set traps for Palestinian-Arabs fighting the British and he later lost an eye in a raid on Vichy forces in Lebanon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moshe Dayan has received more than 2,094,279 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 478th most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Moshe Dayan ranks 474 out of 14,801Before him are Heraklonas, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Maximilian I of Mexico, Augustus II the Strong, Sneferu, and Hongwu Emperor. After him are George I of Great Britain, Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor, Frederick William I of Prussia, Guy of Lusignan, Philip III of France, and Osman III.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1915, Moshe Dayan ranks 8Before him are Augusto Pinochet, Frank Sinatra, Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Roland Barthes, and Vasily Zaitsev. After him are David Rockefeller, Orson Welles, Arthur Miller, Yitzhak Shamir, Eli Wallach, and Paul Samuelson. Among people deceased in 1981, Moshe Dayan ranks 5Before him are Bob Marley, Anwar Sadat, Jacques Lacan, and Albert Speer. After him are Max Euwe, Hans Adolf Krebs, William Wyler, Béla Guttmann, Odd Hassel, Natalie Wood, and Hideki Yukawa.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Moshe Dayan ranks 44 out of 294Before him are John the Evangelist (10), Goliath (-1060), Jeremiah (-650), Joseph of Arimathea (100), Joachim (-100), and Mahmoud Abbas (1935). After him are Deborah (-1199), Eusebius (265), Saint Veronica (1), Rehoboam (-972), Reuven Rivlin (1939), and Barabbas (1).

Among POLITICIANS In Israel

Among politicians born in Israel, Moshe Dayan ranks 9Before him are Yitzhak Rabin (1922), Herod Antipas (-20), Baldwin IV of Jerusalem (1161), Benjamin Netanyahu (1949), Goliath (-1060), and Mahmoud Abbas (1935). After him are Rehoboam (-972), Reuven Rivlin (1939), Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem (1160), Jeroboam (-1000), Josiah (-648), and Herodias (-100).

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