Dizengoff, Meir

(1861 -1937)
   Politician of Russian origin. He was born in Bessarabia. He became active in Russian revolutionary circles and later in the Hovevei Zion movement. In 1892 he was sent by Baron Edmond de Rothschild to establish a bottle factory in Palestine. He returned to Russia, but in 1905 went back to Palestine and settled in Jaffa. He was a founder of Tel Aviv and became its first mayor in 1921. He published his memoirs, With Tel Aviv in Exile, in 1931.

Dictionary of Jewish Biography. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • DIZENGOFF, MEIR — (1861–1936), a founder and first mayor of tel aviv . Born in Akimovici, near Orgeyev, Bessarabia, he was active in Russian revolutionary circles in his youth, and was arrested in 1885. Later he became active in the Ḥovevei Zion movement. During… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Dizengoff, Meir — (1861–1936)    First mayor of Tel Aviv. One day in 1909, sixty Jewish families marched out of crowded, noisome Arab Jaffa to the barren sand dunes north of the railway line. There they heard their leader Meir Dizengoff, in a fine flight of… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Meir Dizengoff — (Hebrew: מאיר דיזנגוף‎, Russian: Меер Янкелевич Дизенгоф, 25 February 1861 23 September 1936) was a Zionist politician and the first mayor of Tel Aviv. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Meïr Dizengoff — Meir Dizengoff מאיר דיזנגוף Meir Dizengoff, en 1910 Naissance 25 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Meir Dizengoff — Meïr Dizengoff Meïr Dizengoff (מאיר דיזנגוף), né en 1861 en Bessarabie, est l un des pionniers du mouvement des Amants de Sion . Homme d affaires reconnu, il fonde de nombreuses institutions financières publiques, et devient le premier maire de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dizengoff — Meïr Dizengoff Meïr Dizengoff (מאיר דיזנגוף), né en 1861 en Bessarabie, est l un des pionniers du mouvement des Amants de Sion . Homme d affaires reconnu, il fonde de nombreuses institutions financières publiques, et devient le premier maire de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dizengoff 99 — Directed by Avi Nesher Produced by Arnon Milchan David Shapira Roni Yaakov Written by …   Wikipedia

  • Meir Dizengoff — (1910) Meir Dizengoff (auch: Meir Diesengoff; * 25. Februar 1861 in Bessarabien; † 23. September 1936 in Tel Aviv) war Ingenieur und Kaufmann und Mitbegründer und erster und langjähriger Bürgermeister Tel Avivs. 1892 gründete er eine von Baron… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dizengoff Street — in 2006 before a street party. Dizengoff Street (Hebrew: רחוב דיזנגוף‎, Rehov Dizengoff) is a major street in central Tel Aviv, named after Tel Aviv s first mayor, Meir Dizengoff. The street runs from the corner of Ibn Gabirol Street in its… …   Wikipedia

  • Dizengoff Center — northern facade Location Tel Aviv, Israel Opening date 1983 Architect Mordechai Ben Horin …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.