What is Menachem Begin?

  • (noun): Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as Prime Minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992).
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Menachem Begin

Menachem Begin (Hebrew: מְנַחֵם בֵּגִין, Polish: Mieczysław Biegun, Russian: Менахем Вольфович Бегин Menakhem Vol'fovich Begin, 16 August 1913 – 9 March 1992) was an Israeli politician, founder of Likud and the sixth Prime Minister of the State of Israel. Before independence, he was the leader of the Zionist militant group Irgun, the Revisionist breakaway from the larger Jewish paramilitary organization Haganah. He proclaimed a revolt, on 1 February 1944, against the British mandatory government, which was opposed by the Jewish Agency. As head of the Irgun, he targeted the British in Palestine.

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