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Aloni, Nissim

Born: 1926 AD
Died: 1998 AD
Nationality: Israeli
Categories: Playwrights

1926 – Aloni was born in Tel Aviv, Israel.

1946 – Wrote for the weekly newspaper Ba’Machane.

1948 – Joined the army and fought the Arab-Israeli War.

1949 – After his military service, he was appointed to the editorial board of the periodical B’Ayin and became the literary editor of Ashmoret.

1950 – Went to the Hebrew University in Jerusalem to study History and French.

1953 – His first play, Cruelest of Kings was produced.

1961 – Habima Theater produced his play "The King’s Clothes", which established him as one of the leading playwrights in Israel.

1963 – Wrote and produced the play The American Princess.

1992 – Became honorary fellow of the The Sam Spiegel Film and Television School, Jerusalem.

1996 – Received the Israel Prize for Theatre award.

1998 – Died of stroke in Tel Aviv, Israel on the 13th of June.