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Barak, Ehud

Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 79 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.