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Yitzhak Shamir

1915 - 2012

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Yitzhak Shamir (Hebrew: יצחק שמיר, listen ; born Yitzhak Yezernitsky; October 22, 1915 – June 30, 2012) was an Israeli politician and the seventh Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms, 1983–1984 and 1986–1992. Before the establishment of the State of Israel, Shamir was a leader of the Zionist paramilitary and terrorist organization Lehi. After the establishment of the Israeli state he served in the Mossad between 1955 and 1965 and as a Knesset member. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yitzhak Shamir has received more than 853,443 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 60 in 2019). Yitzhak Shamir is the 1,437th most popular politician (down from 1,158th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Belarus (down from 11th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Belarusian Politician.

Yitzhak Shamir was the Prime Minister of Israel from 1983 to 1984 and from 1986 to 1992. He was also the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1977 to 1984.

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Among politicians, Yitzhak Shamir ranks 1,437 out of 15,577Before him are La Malinche, Pelagius of Asturias, Ernst Thälmann, Soong Ching-ling, Louis II of Italy, and Anastas Mikoyan. After him are Dongmyeong of Goguryeo, Getúlio Vargas, Pauline Bonaparte, Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, Manuel Azaña, and Sebastián Piñera.

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Among people born in 1915, Yitzhak Shamir ranks 17Before him are Paul Samuelson, Eli Wallach, Billie Holiday, Arthur Miller, Jerome Bruner, and Stanley Matthews. After him are Joachim Peiper, Paul Tibbets, Aung San, Sviatoslav Richter, Saul Bellow, and Fred Hoyle. Among people deceased in 2012, Yitzhak Shamir ranks 15Before him are Carroll Shelby, Michael Clarke Duncan, Theo Angelopoulos, Jon Lord, George Tupou V, and Rita Levi-Montalcini. After him are Ernest Borgnine, Sylvia Kristel, Elinor Ostrom, Robin Gibb, John Demjanjuk, and Tony Scott.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Yitzhak Shamir ranks 12 out of 330Before him are Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Chaim Weizmann (1874), and Simon Kuznets (1901). After him are Meyer Lansky (1902), Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978), Chaim Soutine (1893), Ryszard Kapuściński (1932), Hacı I Giray (1397), and Yanka Kupala (1882).

Among POLITICIANS In Belarus

Among politicians born in Belarus, Yitzhak Shamir ranks 8Before him are Menachem Begin (1913), Alexander Lukashenko (1954), Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Andrei Gromyko (1909), and Chaim Weizmann (1874). After him are Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978), Hacı I Giray (1397), Mstislav I of Kiev (1076), Stanislav Shushkevich (1934), Zalman Shazar (1889), and Maria Kaczyńska (1942).