Yitzhak Shamir

1915 - 2012

Yitzhak Shamir

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, 1983–84 and 1986–1992. Before the establishment of the state of Israel, Shamir was a leader of the Zionist militant group 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 547,193 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 873rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Yitzhak Shamir ranks 868 out of 14,801Before him are Josiah, George Marshall, Justinian II, Christian I of Denmark, Himiko, and Shaka. After him are Farouk of Egypt, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, Sukjong of Joseon, Władysław III of Poland, Mindaugas, and Tullus Hostilius.

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Among people born in 1915, Yitzhak Shamir ranks 12Before him are Roland Barthes, Vasily Zaitsev, Moshe Dayan, David Rockefeller, Orson Welles, and Arthur Miller. After him are Eli Wallach, Paul Samuelson, Hu Yaobang, Billie Holiday, Jerome Bruner, and Joachim Peiper. Among people deceased in 2012, Yitzhak Shamir ranks 8Before him are Ray Bradbury, Oscar Niemeyer, Norodom Sihanouk, Wisława Szymborska, Whitney Houston, and Rita Levi-Montalcini. After him are Ahmed Ben Bella, Eric Hobsbawm, Jon Lord, Theo Angelopoulos, Michael Clarke Duncan, and Ernest Borgnine.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Yitzhak Shamir ranks 11 out of 218Before him are Walter Model (1891), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746), Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Chaim Weizmann (1874), and Mark Rothko (1903). After him are Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Simon Kuznets (1901), Alexander Lukashenko (1954), Ryszard Kapuściński (1932), Chaim Soutine (1893), and Meyer Lansky (1902).

Among POLITICIANS In Belarus

Among politicians born in Belarus, Yitzhak Shamir ranks 6Before him are Shimon Peres (1923), Menachem Begin (1913), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), and Chaim Weizmann (1874). After him are 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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