Biography - A Short Wiki
Israeli politician and the seventh Prime Minister of Israel, who held the office from 1983 to 1984 and then again from 1986 to 1992. He was also the Speaker of the Knesset, the Israeli legislature, from 1977 to 1980.
His family was killed during the Holocaust but he escaped a similar fate because he migrated to Palestine in 1935.
As prime minister he saw an influx of millions of Jewish Soviet refugees to his country because of his actions to make immigration by Jews to Israel easier.
How did Yitzhak Shamir die?
|Cause of death||Alzheimer's Disease|
|Age of death||96 years|
|Birthday||October 22, 1915|
|Death date||June 30, 2012|
|Place of death||Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"A man who goes forth to take the life of another whom he does not know must believe one thing only - that by his act he will change the course of history."Yitzhak Shamir
"When we fought for freedom, for the establishment of a Jewish state, we didn't send a questionnaire to the Jewish nation asking if it wanted a Jewish state."Yitzhak Shamir
"You don't have to be desperate. Never be desperate. That is my slogan."Yitzhak Shamir
"I am miserable when everything is in order and quiet. Seriously, it's hard for me when I can go home quietly, go to sleep, and get up in the morning without fear and tension."Yitzhak Shamir
"There is no better way to make peace than to talk in each other's home. Avoiding such talks is a denial of the purpose of the negotiations."Yitzhak Shamir