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Moshe Arens
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Date of birth (1925-12-27)27 December 1925
Place of birth Kaunas, Lithuania
Year of aliyah 1948
Date of death 7 January 2019(2019-01-07) (aged 93)
Place of death Savyon, Israel
Knessets 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15
Faction represented in Knesset
1973–1992 Likud
1999–2003 Likud
Ministerial roles
1983–1984 Minister of Defense
1984–1988 Minister without Portfolio
1988–1990 Minister of Foreign Affairs
1990–1992 Minister of Defense
1999 Minister of Defense

Moshe Arens (27 December 1925 – 7 January 2019) was an Israeli aeronautical engineer, researcher and former diplomat and politician. He was a member of the Knesset between 1973 and 1992 and again from 1999 until 2003. Arens was a member of Likud.

He served as Minister of Defense three times and once as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Arens also served as the Israeli ambassador to the U.S. and was professor at the Technion in Haifa.

Arens was born in Kaunas, Lithuania. He studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at the California Institute of Technology. Arens died at his home in Savyon, Israel on 7 January 2019 at the age of 93.

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