Shimon Peres

1923 - 2016

Shimon Peres

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 2,554,404 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 245th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Shimon Peres ranks 242 out of 14,801Before him are Golda Meir, Antoninus Pius, Louis XI of France, Babur, Charles VII of France, and António de Oliveira Salazar. After him are Mehmed VI, Muawiyah I, Charles IX of France, Thutmose III, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, and François Mitterrand.

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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 Idi Amin, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, Wisława Szymborska, Charlton Heston, Heydar Aliyev, Franco Zeffirelli, Rocky Marciano, and Wojciech Jaruzelski. Among people deceased in 2016, Shimon Peres ranks 6Before him are Muhammad Ali, Fidel Castro, Umberto Eco, Johan Cruyff, and Bud Spencer. After him are Debbie Reynolds, Bhumibol Adulyadej, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Imre Kertész, and Zaha Hadid.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Shimon Peres ranks 2 out of 218Before him are Marc Chagall (1887). After him are Lev Vygotsky (1896), Menachem Begin (1913), Walter Model (1891), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746), Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Chaim Weizmann (1874), Mark Rothko (1903), Yitzhak Shamir (1915), and Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732).

Among POLITICIANS In Belarus

Among politicians born in Belarus, Shimon Peres ranks 1After him are Menachem Begin (1913), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Chaim Weizmann (1874), Yitzhak Shamir (1915), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Alexander Lukashenko (1954), Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978), Hacı I Giray (1397), Zalman Shazar (1889), and Kęstutis (1297).

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