Yitzhak Navon

1921 - 2015

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Yitzhak Rachamim Navon (Hebrew: יצחק נבון‎; 9 April 1921 – 6 November 2015) was an Israeli politician, diplomat, and author. He served as the fifth President of Israel between 1978 and 1983 as a member of the centre-left Alignment party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yitzhak Navon has received more than 190,988 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Yitzhak Navon is the 3,806th most popular politician (down from 3,115th in 2019), the 113th most popular biography from Israel (down from 110th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Politician.

Yitzhak Navon was the fifth President of Israel. He served from 1978 to 1983.

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Among politicians, Yitzhak Navon ranks 3,806 out of 15,577Before him are Sima Guang, Al-Ashraf Khalil, Prince Valdemar of Denmark, Tissaphernes, Thamphthis, and Maximilian, Hereditary Prince of Saxony. After him are Walter Sans Avoir, Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba, Francesco Foscari, Dion of Syracuse, Emperor Zhang of Han, and Emperor Wu of Liang.

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Among people born in 1921, Yitzhak Navon ranks 69Before him are Dobrica Ćosić, Yoichiro Nambu, Peter Benenson, Franco Corelli, Mary Jackson, and Louis Jourdan. After him are Paul Watzlawick, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Jack Steinberger, Iris Apfel, Farida of Egypt, and Countess Georgina von Wilczek. Among people deceased in 2015, Yitzhak Navon ranks 58Before him are Frei Otto, Marshall Rosenberg, Francesco Rosi, Yoichiro Nambu, Mathieu Kérékou, and Louis Jourdan. After him are Boris Nemtsov, Assia Djebar, Maureen O'Hara, Kurt Masur, Alfred G. Gilman, and Gabriele Ferzetti.

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Among people born in Israel, Yitzhak Navon ranks 113 out of 430Before him are Isaac Herzog (1960), Ofra Haza (1957), Aaron Ciechanover (1947), George Habash (1926), Nahum (-600), and Simeon of Jerusalem (100). After him are Shimon bar Yochai (1), Leila Khaled (1944), Yuval Noah Harari (1976), Judah ha-Nasi (135), Al-Maqdisi (945), and Barak (null).


Among politicians born in Israel, Yitzhak Navon ranks 43Before him are Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212), Unas (-2400), Ezer Weizman (1924), Philip the Tetrarch (-4), Isaac Herzog (1960), and Nahum (-600). After him are Shimon bar Yochai (1), Judah ha-Nasi (135), Al-Maqdisi (945), Barak (null), Antigonus II Mattathias (-100), and Maria of Montferrat (1192).