Barak, Ehud

Born: Feb 12, 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: Israeli
Categories: General, Politician

Israeli general and politician


1942 - Born on the 12th of February in Mishmar HaSharon Kibbutz, British Mandate of Palestine.


1959 - Barak joined the Israel Defense Forces.


He is also an expert in art of krav maga, the official martial art of the Israeli Defense Forces.


1976 - Earned his bachelor's degree in physics and mathematics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.


1978 - Barak earned his master's degree in engineering-economic systems from Stanford University.


1983-1986 - Served as Director of Israeli military intelligence.


1987-1991 - Became Israeli army deputy chief of staff.


1991-1994 - Served as Israeli army chief of staff.


1995 - He served as Minister of the Interior.


1995-1996 - Barak became the Minister of Foreign Affairs.


1996 - Elected to the Knesset,  and served as  member of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.


     - Barak became the leader of the Labor Party.


1999-2001 - Elected Prime Minister of Israel.




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