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Shimon Peres

1923 - 2016

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Shimon Peres (; Hebrew: שמעון פרס [ʃiˌmon ˈpeʁes] (listen); born Szymon Perski; 2 August 1923 – 28 September 2016) was an Israeli politician who served as the eighth prime minister of Israel from 1984 to 1986 and from 1995 to 1996 and as the ninth president of Israel from 2007 to 2014. He was a member of twelve cabinets and represented five political parties in a political career spanning 70 years. Peres was elected to the Knesset in November 1959 and except for a three-month-long interregnum in early 2006, served as a member of the Knesset continuously until he was elected president in 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shimon Peres has received more than 3,646,926 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia. Shimon Peres is the 361st most popular politician (down from 298th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Belarus and the most popular Belarusian Politician.

Shimon Peres was the ninth Prime Minister of Israel and a statesman who served in various roles for six decades. He was elected to the Knesset in 1959, and in 1977, became the country's youngest ever Prime Minister. He served as Prime Minister again from 1984 to 1986 and from 1995 to 1996. In 2007, he won the Nobel Peace Prize together with Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin.

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Among politicians, Shimon Peres ranks 361 out of 15,577Before him are Cambyses II, Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Edward VIII, Golda Meir, Barack Obama, and Herod Antipas. After him are George V, Priam, Gerald Ford, Chagatai Khan, Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, and Władysław II Jagiełło.

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Among people born in 1923, Shimon Peres ranks 4Before him are Henry Kissinger, Maria Callas, and Lee Kuan Yew. After him are Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, Idi Amin, Wisława Szymborska, Heydar Aliyev, Charlton Heston, Marcel Marceau, Irma Grese, and Rocky Marciano. Among people deceased in 2016, Shimon Peres ranks 10Before him are Johan Cruyff, Bud Spencer, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Alan Rickman, and Debbie Reynolds. After him are Bhumibol Adulyadej, Imre Kertész, Zaha Hadid, Dario Fo, Cesare Maldini, and Boutros Boutros-Ghali.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Shimon Peres ranks 3 out of 330Before him are Marc Chagall (1887) and Lev Vygotsky (1896). After him are Menachem Begin (1913), 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, Shimon Peres ranks 1After him are Menachem Begin (1913), 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).