Yair Lapid

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Yair Lapid (Hebrew: יאיר לפיד‎; born 5 November 1963) is an Israeli politician and former journalist serving as chairman of the Yesh Atid party and opposition leader in the Knesset. He served as Minister of Finance from 2013 to 2014. Before entering politics in 2012, Lapid was an author, TV presenter and news anchor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yair Lapid has received more than 322,494 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Yair Lapid is the 11,946th most popular politician (down from 10,968th in 2019), the 229th most popular biography from Israel (down from 199th in 2019) and the 79th most popular Israeli Politician.

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Among politicians, Yair Lapid ranks 11,946 out of 15,710Before him are Faustina, Audrey Azoulay, Ariarathes VIII of Cappadocia, Daniel Morelon, Azzeddine Laraki, and Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia. After him are Carl Vaugoin, Seankhenre Mentuhotepi, Theo Waigel, Algirdas Butkevičius, Suha Arafat, and Sushma Swaraj.

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Among people born in 1963, Yair Lapid ranks 184Before him are Clint Mansell, Paul Belmondo, Jerome Flynn, Miro Cerar, John van 't Schip, and Anders Frisk. After him are Suha Arafat, Jason Connery, Eva Cassidy, Zurab Zhvania, Alex Kingston, and Dario Marianelli.

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Among people born in Israel, Yair Lapid ranks 229 out of 389Before him are Amotz Zahavi (1928), Ruth Arnon (1933), Elia Suleiman (1960), Israel Finkelstein (1949), Nehemiah Persoff (1919), and Azmi Bishara (1956). After him are Suha Arafat (1963), David Deutsch (1953), Saharon Shelah (1945), Ari Folman (1962), Ron Arad (1951), and Avi Arad (1948).


Among politicians born in Israel, Yair Lapid ranks 79Before him are Moshe Ya'alon (1950), Rehavam Ze'evi (1926), Mordechai Gur (1930), Gabi Ashkenazi (1954), Alexander of Judaea (-100), and Dalia Itzik (1952). After him are Suha Arafat (1963), Isaac Herzog (1960), Joan of Acre (1272), Naftali Bennett (1972), Yossi Sarid (1940), and Amnon Lipkin-Shahak (1944).

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