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Rabin, Yitzhak

Born: 1922 AD
Died: 1995 AD
Nationality: Israeli
Categories: Head of State, Political Leader, Politician

1922 – Yitzhak Rabin, born on the 1st of March in Jerusalem, Israel. He was an Israeli politician and general.

1948 – 1949 – He embarked on an army career, completing his training in Britain. He fought in the War of Independence and represented the Israeli Defence Forces at the armistice in Rhodes.

1964 – He rose to become chief-of-staff.

1967 – Headed the armed forces during the Six-Day War.

1968 – 1973 – Served as ambassador to the USA.

1974 – 1977 – Became Prime Minister of Israel.

1977 – He became Labour Party leader and prime minister, and resigned when involved in a scandal over accounts he kept in the USA.

1984 – 1990 – He later served as defence minister.

1992 – He was re-elected as Labour Party leader, and became prime minister again later that year.

1994 – He shared the Nobel Peace Prize.

1995 – He was assassinated by Yigal Amir, a 27-year old right-wing Israeli law student on the 4th of November in Tel Aviv, Israel.