Eban, Abba

   Israeli statesman and diplomat. He was born in Cape Town. He lectured in Arabic at Cambridge University from 1938 to 1940. After World War II he setded in Israel. He was a member of the Jewish Agency delegation to the UN (1947-8) and then represented Israel at the UN (1948-9) before serving as Israeli ambas-sador to the US. He was president of the Weizmann Institute from 1948 to 1966. Elected to the Knesset as a Mapai delegate, he was successively minister of education and culture (1960-3), deputy prime minister (1963-6), and foreign minister (1966-74).

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  • Eban, Abba — ▪ 2003 Aubrey Solomon Meir        South African born Israeli politician and diplomat (b. Feb. 2, 1915, Cape Town, S.Af. d. Nov. 17, 2002, Jerusalem, Israel), was a key figure in the founding of the state of Israel and served as that country s… …   Universalium

  • Eban, Abba — (formerly Aubrey) (1915 2002)    Born in Cape Town, South Africa, to Lithuanian Jewish parents, he grew up in Great Britain. While a student of Middle Eastern languages and classics at Cambridge University, he founded the University Labour… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Eban,Abba — E·ban (ēʹbən), Abba. Born 1915. South African born Israeli politician who served as Israel s first permanent delegate to the United Nations (1949 1959), ambassador to the United States (1950 1959), and foreign minister (1966 1974). * * * …   Universalium

  • EBAN, ABBA (Aubrey) SOLOMON — (1915–2002), Israeli statesman, diplomat, and writer, member of the Fourth to Eleventh Knessets. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Eban was brought up in England. He studied Oriental languages and classics in Queens College at Cambridge University …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abba Eban — en 1951. Abba Eban, (אבא אבן), ou Aubrey Solomon Meir, (Le Cap, 2 février 1915 17 novembre 2002) était un diplomate et homme politique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Eban — Abba Eban Abba Eban (ursprünglich: Aubrey Solomon Eban) (hebr.: אבא אבן) (* 2. Februar 1915 in Kapstadt, Südafrika; † 17. November 2002 in Tel Aviv) war ein israelischer Di …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abba Eban — Viceprimer Ministro Ministro de Educación de Israel Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Israel Ministro sin Cartera Knesset(s) 4º, 5º, 6º, 7º, 8º, 9º, 10º, 11º Año de aliyá …   Wikipedia Español

  • Eban — Eban,   Abba (Aubrey) Solomon, israelischer Politiker, * Kapstadt 2. 2. 1915; stand 1939 46 im Dienst der britischen Streitkräfte, u. a. als Verbindungsoffizier zur »Jewish Agency« in Jerusalem. 1947 48 vertrat er diese Organisation bei der UNO.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Abba Eban — MKs Date of birth = birth date|1915|2|2|df=y Place of birth = Cape Town, South Africa Year of Aliyah = 1940 Date of death = death date and age|2002|11|17|1915|2|2|df=y Place of death = Knesset(s) = 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th Party …   Wikipedia

  • Abba Eban — (1951) Abba Eban (ursprünglich: Aubrey Solomon Eban) (hebr.: אבא אבן) (* 2. Februar 1915 in Kapstadt, Südafrika; † 17. November 2002 in Tel Aviv) war ein israeli …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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