POLITICIAN

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 ninth President of Israel (2007–2014), the Prime Minister of Israel (twice), and the Interim Prime Minister, in the 1970s to the 1990s. 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 hiatus in early 2006, was in office 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 2,727,123 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia. Shimon Peres is the 298th most popular politician (down from 242nd in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Belarus (down from 2nd in 2019) 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

Among politicians, Shimon Peres ranks 298 out of 15,710. Before him are Sejong the Great, Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, Cardinal Mazarin, Konstantin Chernenko, Charles VI of France, and Elizabeth of Russia. After him are Hugh Capet, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Hu Jintao, Constantine XI Palaiologos, Galba, and Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1923, Shimon Peres ranks 4Before him are Henry Kissinger, Maria Callas, and Lee Kuan Yew. After him are Idi Amin, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, Charlton Heston, Wisława Szymborska, Rocky Marciano, Heydar Aliyev, Irma Grese, and Italo Calvino. Among people deceased in 2016, Shimon Peres ranks 8Before him are Fidel Castro, Umberto Eco, Johan Cruyff, Bud Spencer, Leonard Cohen, and Debbie Reynolds. After him are Bhumibol Adulyadej, David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Imre Kertész, Zaha Hadid, and Cesare Maldini.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Shimon Peres ranks 3 out of 274. Before him are Marc Chagall (1887) and Lev Vygotsky (1896). After him are Alexander Lukashenko (1954), Menachem Begin (1913), 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, Shimon Peres ranks 1After him are Alexander Lukashenko (1954), Menachem Begin (1913), 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).