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Shlomo Lahat
Lahat in Tel Aviv's 100th anniversary
Native name שלמה להט
Birth name Salo Lindner
Nickname Cheech
Born (1927-11-09)November 9, 1927
Berlin, Germany
Died October 1, 2014(2014-10-01) (aged 86)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Allegiance  Israel
Service/branch
  • Haganah Symbol.svg Haganah
  • Israel Israel Defense Forces
Years of service 1944-1973
Rank IDF aluf rotated.svg Aluf
Commands held
  • 7th Armored Brigade
  • Heads of the Manpower Directorate, 1970–1973
Wars
Other work Mayor of Tel Aviv, 1974-1993

Shlomo Lahat (9 September 1927 – 1 October 2014) was an Israeli general and politician. He served as Mayor of Tel Aviv from 1974 until 1993.

Lahat was born in Berlin, Germany. He and his family moved to Israel in 1933 during the Nazi uprising. During his final years, Lahat had Alzheimer's disease.

Lahat died from a lung infection on 1 October 2014 in Tel Aviv. He was 86.

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