Ephraim Katzir

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ephraim Katzir
אפרים קציר
EKatzir771.jpg
4th President of Israel
In office
24 May 1973 – 24 May 1978
Prime MinisterGolda Meir
Yitzhak Rabin
Menachem Begin
Preceded byZalman Shazar
Succeeded byYitzhak Navon
Personal details
Born(1916-05-16)16 May 1916
Kiev, Russian Empire
Died30 May 2009(2009-05-30) (aged 93)
Rehovot, Israel
NationalityIsraeli
Political partyIsraeli Labor Party
Spouse(s)Nina Gottlieb
Children3
ProfessionScientist
Signature

Ephraim Katzir (Hebrew: אפרים קצירEfrayim Katsir; 16 May 1916 – 30 May 2009) was an Israeli biophysicist and Israeli Labor Party politician. He was the fourth President of Israel from 1973 until 1978.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Arnon, Ruth; Sela, Michael; Shindler, Colin (2016). "Ephraim Katchalski-Katzir. 16 May 1916 – 30 May 2009". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 62: 267–275. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2016.0015.