Yadin, Yigael

(1917-84)
   Israeli archaeologist and soldier. He was born in Jerusalem. He became a member of the Haganah and served in various official positions: he was chief of operations during the Israeli War of Independence, and chief of staff of the Israeli army from 1949 to 1952. He then taught archaeology at the Hebrew University, where he became professor. He published studies of the Dead Sea Scrolls and directed excavations at Hazor and Masada.

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  • Yadin, Yigael — (1917–84)    Israel soldier and archaeologist. Like so many others of his generation, Yadin had two careers: one military and one civilian. In both he reached the top.    He was born in Jerusalem where his father, Eliezer SUKENIK, was professor… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Yadin, Yigael — ▪ Israeli general and archaeologist original name Yigael Sukenik born March 21, 1917, Jerusalem died June 28, 1984, adera, Israel       Israeli archaeologist and military leader noted for his work on the Dead Sea Scrolls.       Yadin, the son of …   Universalium

  • Yadin, Yigael — (formerly Sukenik) (1917 84)    Israeli soldier, scholar, and statesman. He was the son of the noted archaeologist Eliezer Lipa Sukenik. Born in Jerusalem, he joined the Hagana at age 15. He left the Hagana in 1945 to pursue his education at the… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Yigael Yadin — Yigaël Yadin Yigaël Yadin, entre 1949 et 1952. Yigaël Yadin (20 mars 1917 28 juin 1984) est un archéologue, politicien et militaire israélien. Il fut chef d Etat Major adjoint de Yaakov Dori au sein de Tsahal pendant la Guerre de Palestine de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Yigael Yadin — Yigal Sukenik (hebreo: יגאל סוקניק) Teniente General, Comandante en Jefe Años de servicio 1932– …   Wikipedia Español

  • Yigael Yadin — Jigael Jadin, aufgenommen zwischen 1949 und 1952 Jigael Jadin (hebräisch ‏יגאל ידין‎; * 20. März 1917 in Jerusalem; † 28. Juni 1984 in Hadera) war ein israelischer Archäologe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • YADIN (Sukenik), YIGAEL — (1917–1984), Israeli archaeologist; second chief of staff, and politician, member of the Ninth Knesset. Born in Jerusalem, Yadin was the son of the archaeologist Eliezer lipa sukenik . He went to the Hebrew Gymnasium in Jerusalem, and at the age… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Yigaël Yadin — Yigaël Yadin, entre 1949 et 1952. Yigaël Yadin (20 mars 1917 28 juin 1984) est un archéologue, politicien et militaire israélien. Il fut chef d Etat Major adjoint de Yaakov Dori au sein de Tsahal pendant la Guerre de Palestine de 1948 et lui… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Yadin (Name) — Yadin is a Hebrew name, used as both a first and last name, which comes from the root word din (law or judgment). Yadin is the future tense of the verb conjugated in the third person, meaning “(he) will enact justice,” “(he) will make law” or… …   Wikipedia

  • Yadin — is a Hebrew name, used as both a first and last name, which comes from the root word din (law or judgment). Yadin is the future tense of the verb conjugated in the third person, meaning “(he) will enact justice,” “(he) will make law” or “(he)… …   Wikipedia

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