Golda meir (1964)

Golda Meir

  • Date of birth

    Born on the name of "Golda Mabowitz" at May 3, 1898 - December 8, 1978,
    at Kiev - Ukraine.
  • Moved to israel

    In july 1921 togather with her family she moved to israel.
  • Period: to

    Emissary in the United States

    In 1928, Meir was elected secretary of Moetzet HaPoalot (Working Women's Council), which required her to spend two years (1932–34) as an emissary in the United States.
  • Prime minster

    Prime minster
    She was the fourth Prime Minister of Israel between March 1969 and June 1974. Prior to that, she served as Minister of Labor (1949-1956) and Foreign Minister (1956-1966). As prime minister, he led Israel during the War of Attrition and the Yom Kippur War. Golda Meir is the first and only woman to serve as prime minister in Israel.
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    Yom kippur war

    On October 5, 1973, Meir received official news that Syrian forces were massing on the Golan Heights. The fighting mostly took place in the Sinai and the Golan Heights, territories that had been occupied by Israel since the end of the Six-Day War of 1967. Egyptian President Anwar Sadat also wanted to reopen the Suez Canal. Neither specifically planned to destroy Israel, although the Israeli leaders could not be sure of that.
  • Resigned as prime minister

    She retired from prime minister after yom kippur war because of the public critisism about her conduct in this war.
  • Date of death

    Date of death
    Meir died of lymphatic cancer in Jerusalem at the age of 80.