Yitzhak Navon facts for kids
|5th President of Israel|
24 May 1978 – 5 May 1983
|Prime Minister||Menachem Begin|
|Preceded by||Ephraim Katzir|
|Succeeded by||Chaim Herzog|
9 April 1921|
Jerusalem, British Mandate of Palestine
|Died||6 November 2015
(m. 1963-1993, her death)
(m. 2008-2015, his death)
Yitzhak Navon (Hebrew: יצחק נבון; 9 April 1921 – 6 November 2015) was an Israeli politician, diplomat and author. He was the fifth President of Israel between 1978 and 1983. He was the first Israeli president to be born in Jerusalem and not Russia.
In 2005, he was voted the 108th-greatest Israeli of all time, in a poll by the Israeli news website Ynet. This poll was done to determine whom the general public considered the 200 Greatest Israelis.
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