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Dayan, Moshe

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Born: 1915 AD
Died: 1981 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Israeli
Categories: Political Leader

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1915 - Born on the 20th of May in Kibbutz.

1929 - At the age of 14, he joined the Hagan.

1939 - He was arrested by the British but released after two years in prison.

1941 - He served the Australian 7th Division Army, fighting Vichy French forces in Syria.

          - He lost his left eye when he was hit by a sniper's rifle and began wearing the black eye patch that became his trademark.

1948 - During the Arab-Israeli War, he became Commander of Defense in the Jordan Valley

1955 - He became Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces.

1959 - He joined the Mapai a Israel Labor Party after retired from Military.

1964 - He became Minister of Agriculture in Israel.

1967 - He was appointed to as a Israel Minister of Defense.

1977 - He became Foreign Minister in the new Likud government a centre-right political party in Israel.

1981 - He formed a new political party Telem.

         - On the 16th of October he died from a massive heart attack.


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