Yitzhak Shamir

  • yitzhak shamir
    yitzhak shamir (1980).jpg
    yitzhak shamir (5 june 1980)
    7th prime minister of israel
    in office
    october 20, 1986 – july 13, 1992
    presidentchaim herzog
    preceded byshimon peres
    succeeded byyitzhak rabin
    in office
    october 10, 1983 – september 13, 1984
    presidentchaim herzog
    preceded bymenachem begin
    succeeded byshimon peres
    speaker of the knesset
    in office
    june 13, 1977 – march 10, 1980
    preceded byyisrael yeshayahu
    succeeded byyitzhak berman
    minister of foreign affairs
    in office
    march 10, 1980 – october 20, 1986
    prime ministermenachem begin
    himself
    shimon peres
    preceded bymenachem begin
    succeeded byshimon peres
    personal details
    born
    icchak jaziernicki

    (1915-10-22)october 22, 1915
    ruzhinoy, russian empire
    diedjune 30, 2012(2012-06-30) (aged 96)
    tel aviv, israel
    nationality israel
    political partylikud
    spouse(s)
    shulamit shamir
    (m. 1944; died 2011)
    children2
    signature

    yitzhak shamir (hebrew: יצחק שמיר, about this soundlisten ; 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.[1] 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, a knesset speaker and a foreign affairs minister. shamir was the country's third longest-serving prime minister after david ben-gurion and benjamin netanyahu.[2]

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  • zionist activism
  • anti-polonism
  • mossad
  • political career
  • illness and death
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Yitzhak Shamir
Yitzhak Shamir (1980).jpg
Yitzhak Shamir (5 June 1980)
7th Prime Minister of Israel
In office
October 20, 1986 – July 13, 1992
PresidentChaim Herzog
Preceded byShimon Peres
Succeeded byYitzhak Rabin
In office
October 10, 1983 – September 13, 1984
PresidentChaim Herzog
Preceded byMenachem Begin
Succeeded byShimon Peres
Speaker of the Knesset
In office
June 13, 1977 – March 10, 1980
Preceded byYisrael Yeshayahu
Succeeded byYitzhak Berman
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
March 10, 1980 – October 20, 1986
Prime MinisterMenachem Begin
Himself
Shimon Peres
Preceded byMenachem Begin
Succeeded byShimon Peres
Personal details
Born
Icchak Jaziernicki

(1915-10-22)October 22, 1915
Ruzhinoy, Russian Empire
DiedJune 30, 2012(2012-06-30) (aged 96)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Nationality Israel
Political partyLikud
Spouse(s)
Shulamit Shamir
(m. 1944; died 2011)
Children2
Signature

Yitzhak Shamir (Hebrew: יצחק שמיר, About this soundlisten ; 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.[1] 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, a Knesset Speaker and a Foreign Affairs Minister. Shamir was the country's third longest-serving prime minister after David Ben-Gurion and Benjamin Netanyahu.[2]