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Chaim Weizmann

Chaim WeizmannAKA Chaim Azriel Weizmann

Born: 27-Nov-1874
Birthplace: Motyl, Russia
Died: 9-Nov-1952
Location of death: Rehovot, Israel
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State, Chemist

Nationality: Israel
Executive summary: First President of Israel

Uncle of Ezer Weizman, President of Israel from 1993 to 2000. He was originally a research chemist. In 1911 Weizmann found that bacteria could be used to formulate acetone, a critical ingredient to Cordite. This discovery was of critical importance during World War I.

Father: Oizer Weizmann
Mother: Rachel Weizmann
Sister: Anna Weizmann (d. 1965)
Sister: Maria Weizmann
Wife: Vera Khatzmann (m. 1906)
Son: Benyamin
Son: Michael
Girlfriend: Sophie Getzova (1898-1903)

    University: Polytechnic Institute of Darmstaat, Germany
    University: PhD Chemistry, University of Freiburg (1899)
    Professor: University of Freiburg
    Professor: University of Geneva, Switzerland (1901-03)
    Professor: University of Manchester
    Administrator: Hebrew University, Jerusalem

    President of Israel 1948-52
    World Zionist Organization
    Naturalized UK Citizen
    Jewish Ancestry


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