Currently alive, at 71 years of age.
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Israeli (Eastern European-born) espionage administrator and general
1945 – Born Meir Huberman in the Soviet Union, the son of Holocaust survivors.
1950 – Immigrated to Israel and settled in Bat Yam, a coastal city south of Tel Aviv.
1963 – Enlisted in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and served in the paratrooper brigade.
1967 – He commanded a company, which fought in Sinai.
1971 – Dagan was decorated with the Medal of Courage.
1982 – In Lebanon War, he commanded the Barak Armored Brigade.
– Served as the commander of the Israeli unit with a connection to Lebanon.
1995 – Retired from the IDF.
2002 – Appointed Director of the Mossad by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in August.
He holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Haifa.