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Born: October 22, 1915 (age 103)

Nationality: Israeli

Occupation: Statesman

Bio: Yitzhak Shamir was an Israeli politician and the seventh Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms, 1983 84 and 1986 1992. Before the establishment of the State of Israel, Shamir was a member of the Irgun, an organisation that was considered a terrorist group by Israel which broke away from the Haganah. He was the country's second longest-serving prime minister after David Ben-Gurion.

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