Shimon Peres (1923–2016)

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Shimon Peres was born on August 2, 1923 in Wiszniewo, Poland [now Vishnyeva, Belarus] as Szymon Persky. He is known for his work on Sabena Hijacking: My Version (2015), Operation Thunderbolt: Entebbe (2000) and Situation Critical (2007). He was married to Sonya Gelman. He died on September 28, 2016 in Ramat Gan, Israel. See full bio »


(age 93) in Ramat Gan, Israel

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Situation Critical Self - Israeli Defense Minister


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 2016 NOS Uit het Leven (TV Series documentary) (in memory of - 1 episode)
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 2000 Operation Thunderbolt: Entebbe (TV Movie documentary) (special thanks - as Fmr P.M. Shimon Peres)
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Wrote the foreword to "Benedict XVI: Essays and Reflections on His Papacy".

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5 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Fmr P.M. Shimon Peres


Sonya Gelman  (her death)  (3 children)

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I cannot recall anything a terrorist achieved but killing people. See more »


Awarded the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize, together with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat. See more »

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