Yigal Allon

1918 - 1980

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Yigal Allon (Hebrew: יגאל אלון‎; 10 October 1918 – 29 February 1980) was an Israeli military leader and politician. He was a commander of the Palmach and a general in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). He was also a leader of the Ahdut HaAvoda and Israeli Labor parties. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yigal Allon has received more than 562,354 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Yigal Allon is the 2,900th most popular politician (up from 5,035th in 2019), the 104th most popular biography from Israel (up from 129th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Israeli Politician.

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Among politicians, Yigal Allon ranks 2,900 out of 19,576Before him are Violant of Hungary, Wilhelm Cuno, Wilhelm Miklas, Leonidas II, Henry of Bohemia, and Kanishka. After him are Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia, Robert I, Duke of Burgundy, Guillaume de Nogaret, Adad-nirari III, Abdul Salam Arif, and Kuniaki Koiso.

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Among people born in 1918, Yigal Allon ranks 32Before him are Muriel Spark, Ernst Otto Fischer, Jens Christian Skou, Rosalia Lombardo, Franco Modigliani, and Frederick Reines. After him are Ahmed Deedat, Bertram Brockhouse, Arthur Kornberg, James Tobin, Maurice Druon, and Jerome Karle. Among people deceased in 1980, Yigal Allon ranks 40Before him are Hans Morgenthau, Alejo Carpentier, William Howard Stein, Bill Evans, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, and Willard Libby. After him are Marian Rejewski, Lewis Milestone, Marcelo Caetano, Mae West, Vinicius de Moraes, and Gustav Wagner.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Yigal Allon ranks 104 out of 466Before him are Epiphanius of Salamis (315), Tzipi Livni (1958), Aaron Ciechanover (1947), Uri Geller (1946), Berenice (28), and Leila Khaled (1944). After him are Ofra Haza (1957), Natalie Portman (1981), Itzhak Perlman (1945), Philip the Tetrarch (-4), Ghassan Kanafani (1936), and Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212).


Among politicians born in Israel, Yigal Allon ranks 41Before him are Ahaziah of Israel (-870), Manasseh (-709), Ahaziah of Judah (-900), Antigonus II Mattathias (-100), Tzipi Livni (1958), and Berenice (28). After him are Philip the Tetrarch (-4), Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212), Yair Lapid (1963), Judah ha-Nasi (135), Shimon bar Yochai (1), and Benny Gantz (1959).