Zalman Shazar

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Zalman Shazar
זלמן שז"ר
Portrait of Zalman Shazar.jpg
3rd President of Israel
In office
May 21, 1963 – May 24, 1973
Prime MinisterDavid Ben-Gurion
Levi Eshkol
Yigal Allon (Acting)
Golda Meir
Preceded byYitzhak Ben-Zvi
Succeeded byEphraim Katzir
Personal details
Born
Shneur Zalman Rubashov

(1889-11-24)November 24, 1889
Mir, Minsk Governorate, Russian Empire
DiedOctober 5, 1974(1974-10-05) (aged 84)
Jerusalem
CitizenshipRussian Empire
Mandatory Palestine
Israel
Political partyMapai
Spouse(s)Rachel Shazar
Children1

Zalman Shazar (Hebrew: זלמן שז"ר‎; born Shneur Zalman Rubashov; Belarusian: Шнэер За́льман Рубашо́ў; Russian: Шне́ер За́лмен Рубашо́в; November 24, 1889 – October 5, 1974) was an Israeli politician, author and poet. Shazar was the third President of Israel for two terms, from 1963 to 1973.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Brilliant, Moshe (October 6, 1974). "Zalman Shazar is dead at 84: President of Israel for ten years". The New York Times. p. 65. Retrieved October 20, 2020.