Dayan, Moshe

(1915-81)
   Israeli military commander and politician, son of Shemuel Dayan. He was born in Deganyah Alef. During the War of Independence in 1948 he commanded the defence of Jewish settlements in the Jordan Valley. In 1952 he was appointed chief of operations at GHQ and later became commander-in-chief. In 1959 he was elected to the Knesset as a member of the Mapai party. Later he was elected to the Sixth Knesset representing Rah. He conducted the Six Day War in 1967 and the Yom Kippur War in 1973 as minister of defence.

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  • DAYAN, MOSHE — (1915–1981), Israeli military commander and statesman, member of the Fourth to Tenth Knessets. The eldest son of Shemuel Dayan, who had been a member of the First Knesset, Dayan was born in kibbutz Deganya Alef, and raised in Nahalal. As a young… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Dayan, Moshe — (1915–81)    Israel general and political leader. For the outside world, Dayan’s fixed image was that of the famous general with the black eye patch, hero of the Sinai Campaign and the Six Day War. To the Israelis he stood for much more the sabra …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Dayan, Moshe — (1915 81)    Born on 20 May 1915 in Kibbutz Dega nia and grew up in Nahalal, Dayan was one of the first to join the Palmah when it was established on 18 May 1941 and served under Orde Wingate in his night squads. From 1939 to 1941, Dayan was… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Dayan, Moshe — born May 20, 1915, Deganya, Palestine died Oct. 16, 1981, Tel Aviv–Yafo, Israel Israeli soldier and statesman. Born of Russian parents in Israel s first kibbutz, he became a guerrilla fighter against Arab raiders during the period of the British… …   Universalium

  • Dayán, Moshé — (20 may. 1915, Deganya, Palestina–16 oct. 1981, Tel Aviv Yafo, Israel). Militar y estadista israelí. Nacido de padres rusos en el primer kibbutz de Israel, se convirtió en un guerrillero que combatió contra los árabes durante el período del… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Dayan,Moshe — Da·yan (dä yänʹ), Moshe. 1915 1981. Israeli military leader and politician who directed the 1956 Sinai campaign and the 1967 Six Day War. * * * …   Universalium

  • Dayan, Moshe —  (1915–1981) Israeli general and politician …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Moshe Dayan — Dayan in 1978 Born 20 May 1915(1915 05 20) Kibbutz …   Wikipedia

  • Moshe daian — Moshe Dayan Moshe Dayan Moshe Dayan (en hébreu : משה דיין) (né le 20 mai 1915, mort le 16 octobre 1981) était un militaire et un homme politique israélien. So …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Moshé Dayan — Moshe Dayan Moshe Dayan Moshe Dayan (en hébreu : משה דיין) (né le 20 mai 1915, mort le 16 octobre 1981) était un militaire et un homme politique israélien. So …   Wikipédia en Français

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