Weizmann, Chaim, 1874-1952 Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Person

Dates

  • 1874-11-27 – 1952-11-09 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • Weizmann, Chaim, 1874-1952

External Documents

Notes

  • Biography/Historical Note

    Chaim Weizmann was a Zionist leader and Israeli statesman who served as president of the Zionist Organization and later as the first president of Israel. He was elected on 16 February 1949, and served until his death in 1952. It was Weizmann who convinced the United States government to recognize the newly formed state of Israel.