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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