Ben-Gurion, David


Ben-Gurion, David
(1886-1973)
   Israeli statesman. Born in Poland, he joined the Zionist movement and settled in Palestine in 1906. He was among the labour leaders who founded the Ahdut ha-Avodah party in 1919andMapai in 1930.From 1921 to 1935 he was general secretary of the Histadrut. He was chairman of the Zionist executive and the Jewish Agency executive from 1935 to 1948. In April 1948 he became head of the provisional government in which he served as prime minister and minister of defence. In 1956 he was responsible for the Sinai Operation. His writings include speeches, articles and memoirs.

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  • Ben-Gurion, David — orig. David Gruen born Oct. 16, 1886, Płońsk, Pol., Russian Empire died Dec. 1, 1973, Tel Aviv–Yafo, Israel First prime minister of Israel (1948–53, 1955–63). Introduced to Zionism by his father, Ben Gurion immigrated to Palestine, then part of… …   Universalium

  • Ben-Gurion, David — (formerly Gruen) (1886 1973)    Born in Plonsk, Poland, on 16 October 1886, he became a committed Zionist in childhood under the influence of his father and grandfather. He arrived in Jaffa in September 1906, was elected to the central committee… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Ben-Gurion, David — 1886–1974    Ben Gurion led Israel to independence in May 1948 and was its first national leader. Ben Gurion was of Polish origin and a long time chairman of the Jewish Agency for Palestine. In 1939 Britain brought out a White Paper which set a… …   Who’s Who in World War Two

  • Ben Gurion,David — Ben Gur·i·on (bĕn go͝orʹē ən), David. Originally David Grün. 1886 1973. Polish born Israeli political leader. Active in the Zionist movement, he founded the Mapai Party in 1930 and organized the resistance against the British after World War II.… …   Universalium

  • Ben Gurion, David — ► (1886 1973) Político israelí. En 1906 se estableció en Palestina y desarrolló una gran actividad en favor de las ideas sionistas. Fue uno de los fundadores del Partido Laborista (Mapai). Trabajó a favor de la creación de un Estado judío e… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ben-Gurion, David —  (1886–1973) Israeli prime minister (1948–1953, 1955–1963); born David Grün …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Ben Gurion, David — già Grün, David …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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  • David Ben-Gurion — Ben Gurion redirects here. For other uses, see Ben Gurion (disambiguation). David Ben Gurion דָּוִד בֶּן גּוּרִיּוֹן 1st Prime Minister of Israel In office 2 November 1955  …   Wikipedia

  • David Ben Gurion — im Jahre 1949 David Ben Gurion (hebräisch ‏דוד בן גוריון‎;  gebürtig David Grün; * 16. Oktober 1886 in Płońsk, Kongresspolen; † 1. Dezember 1973 in Tel Hashomer, Israel) war ein israelischer Staatsmann und einer der Gründer der so …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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