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Rafi Eitan

1926 - 2019

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Rafael Eitan (Hebrew: רפי איתן; 23 November 1926 – 23 March 2019) was an Israeli politician and intelligence officer. He also led Gil and served as Minister of Senior Citizens. He was in charge of the Mossad operation that led to the arrest of Adolf Eichmann. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rafi Eitan has received more than 549,980 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Rafi Eitan is the 7,615th most popular politician (down from 6,999th in 2019), the 164th most popular biography from Israel (down from 157th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular Israeli Politician.

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Among politicians, Rafi Eitan ranks 7,615 out of 15,577Before him are Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, King Xian of Zhou, Demetrios Palaiologos, Yamamoto Kansuke, Albert Sarraut, and Emperor Go-Murakami. After him are Princess Isabella of Croÿ, George I of Bulgaria, Frans Timmermans, Juan Vicente Gómez, Mika Špiljak, and Emperor Murakami.

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Among people born in 1926, Rafi Eitan ranks 140Before him are Shin Sang-ok, Karel Reisz, Ed McBain, Don Rickles, Jeffrey Hunter, and Teddy Scholten. After him are Morton Feldman, Elias Hrawi, Marie-Claire Alain, Estanislau Basora, Georges Lautner, and Salah Jadid. Among people deceased in 2019, Rafi Eitan ranks 118Before him are Gershon Kingsley, Yukiya Amano, Klaus Kinkel, Sue Lyon, Dina bint Abdul-Hamid, and Rip Torn. After him are Kevin Roche, Antoine Gizenga, Maria Giuseppa Robucci, José de Jesús Pimiento Rodríguez, Jacques Loussier, and John C. Bogle.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Rafi Eitan ranks 164 out of 430Before him are Chaim Topol (1935), A. B. Yehoshua (1936), Ibzan (null), Dani Karavan (1930), Amos Tversky (1937), and Dana International (1969). After him are Dirk III, Count of Holland (982), Peter I, Count of Alençon (1251), Khalil al-Wazir (1935), Eliahu Inbal (1936), Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani (1909), and Daliah Lavi (1942).


Among politicians born in Israel, Rafi Eitan ranks 62Before him are Valerius Gratus (-50), Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi (1947), Lusius Quietus (100), Aristobulus II (null), Benny Gantz (1959), and Ibzan (null). After him are Dirk III, Count of Holland (982), Peter I, Count of Alençon (1251), Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani (1909), Ron Huldai (1944), Meir Amit (1921), and Al-Hafiz (1074).