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Dagan, Meir

Born: 1945 AD
Currently alive, at 70 years of age.
Nationality: Israeli
Categories: Administrators, General

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.