1922: March. Yitzhak Rabin was born in Jerusalem. His father, Nehemiah, had immigrated to Israel from the United States, and served as a volunteer in the Jewish Legion in World War I. His mother, Rosa, was one of the first members of the Haganah.

Yitzhak Rabin attended primary school in Tel Aviv, and the Kedourie Agricultural College in the lower Galilee, from which he graduated with distinction.

1941: After completing his studies, he served in the Palmach and - from:

1948: in the IDF for a total of 27 years, including

1964-68: as Chief of Staff from 1964-68, which was his position during the Six Day War [June 1967].

1949: Rabin was a member of the Israeli delegation to the first negotiations with Egypt.


Military positions:


1941-1947 Member of the Palmach
1947 Operations Officer of the Palmach
1948 Commander of the Harel Brigade
1953-1956 Commander, IDF Training Branch
1956-1959 OC Northern Command
1959-1963 IDF Deputy Chief of Staff
1964-1968 IDF Chief of Staff

1968-73: Served as Israel's Ambassador to the US.

1973: He returned to Jerusalem and became active in the Labor Party. Yitzhak Rabin entered the Labor Party and the 8th Knesset.

1974: He headed the new government of 2 June 1974, after the fall of Golda Meir's government.

1975: As Prime Minister, with American mediation, he conducted the negotiations which resulted in the 1975 interim agreement between Israel and Egypt.

1976: June, the government headed by Yitzhak Rabin ordered the Entebbe operation to rescue Jewish Air France skyjack hostages from Uganda.

1977-84: Yitzhak Rabin was an active opposition MK.

1985-90: Rabin joined the National Unity Government of the 10th Knesset, serving as Defense Minister until March 1990.

1989: May. The Israeli Government adopted his plan for an arrangement with the Palestinians, in stages, which served as the blueprint for subsequent peace-making efforts.

1992: Following his election as Chairman of the Israel Labor Party in March, Yitzhak Rabin led the Labor Party to election victory in June 1992.

1993: As Prime Minister, he signed the Israel-Palestinian Declaration of Principles on 13 September 1993,

1994: the Cairo Agreements with the Palestinians in May 1994, the Peace Agreement with Jordan on 24 July 1994 and

1994: Yitzhak Rabin was also one of the three laureates awarded the highest accolade recognized by the entire world: the Nobel Peace Prize, on 10 December 1994.

1995: the Interim Agreement with the Palestinians on 28 September 1995.

4 November 1995, 21:40 Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated.





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