|5th President of Israel|
24 May 1978 – 5 May 1983
|Prime Minister||Menachem Begin|
|Preceded by||Ephraim Katzir|
|Succeeded by||Chaim Herzog|
|Born||9 April 1921|
Jerusalem, British Mandate of Palestine
|Died||6 November 2015 (aged 94)|
(m. 1963-1993, her death)
(m. 2008-2015, his death)
Yitzhak Navon (Hebrew: יצחק נבון; 9 April 1921 – 6 November 2015) was an Israeli politician, diplomat and author. He was the fifth President of Israel between 1978 and 1983. He was the first Israeli president to be born in Jerusalem and not Russia.
In 2005, he was voted the 108th-greatest Israeli of all time, in a poll by the Israeli news website Ynet. This poll was done to determine whom the general public considered the 200 Greatest Israelis.
References[change | change source]
- גיא בניוביץ' (20 June 1995). "הישראלי מספר 1: יצחק רבין – תרבות ובידור". Ynet. Retrieved 10 July 2011.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Yitzhak Navon at Wikimedia Commons
- Yitzhak Navon Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Yitzhak Navon Jewish Virtual Library
- Some songs with lyrics and/or music by Yitzhak Navon (in Hebrew)