Levi Eshkol

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Levi Eshkol
לֵוִי אֶשְׁכּוֹל
3rd Prime Minister of Israel
In office
21 June 1963 – 26 February 1969
Preceded by David Ben-Gurion
Succeeded by Yigal Allon (Acting)
Minister of Defense
In office
26 June 1963 – 5 June 1967
Prime Minister Himself
Preceded by David Ben-Gurion
Succeeded by Moshe Dayan
Personal details
Born Levi Shkolnik
25 October 1895(1895-10-25)
Oratov, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire
Died 26 February 1969(1969-02-26) (aged 73)
Jerusalem, Israel
Political party Mapai, Alignment
Spouse(s) Rebecca Maharshek (div. 1927)
Elisheva Eshkol (d. 1959)
Miriam Eshkol (until his death)
Children 4
Religion Judaism
Signature

Levi Eshkol (born Levi Shkolnik, October 25, 1895 – February 26, 1969) was the 3rd Prime Minister of Israel from 1963 until his death in 1969. He is buried in Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.