Ezer Weizman

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Ezer Weizman
עזר ויצמן
Ezer Weizman 1978-2.jpg
7th President of Israel
In office
13 May 1993 – 13 July 2000
Prime MinisterYitzhak Rabin
Shimon Peres
Benjamin Netanyahu
Ehud Barak
Preceded byChaim Herzog
Succeeded byMoshe Katsav
Minister of Defense
In office
20 June 1977 – 28 May 1980
Prime MinisterMenachem Begin
Preceded byShimon Peres
Succeeded byMenachem Begin
Personal details
Ezer Weizmann

(1924-06-15)15 June 1924
Tel Aviv, British Mandate of Palestine
Died24 April 2005(2005-04-24) (aged 80)
Caesarea, Israel
Political partyLabour Party
Spouse(s)Reuma Weizman

Ezer Weizman About this soundlisten  (Hebrew: עזר ויצמן‎, 15 June 1924 - 24 April 2005) was the seventh President of Israel.[1] He was first elected in 1993 and re-elected in 1998. Before the presidency, Weizman was commander of the Israeli Air Force and Minister of Defense.

References[change | change source]

  1. Ezer Weizman: 1924–2005 San Francisco Chronicle, 25 April 2005

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