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David Ben-Gurion

David Ben-GurionAKA David Gruen

Born: 16-Oct-1886
Birthplace: Plonsk, Poland
Died: 1-Dec-1973
Location of death: Tel Aviv, Israel
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Kibbutz Sde-Boker Cemetery, Kibbutz Sde-Boker, Israel

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

Nationality: Israel
Executive summary: First Prime Minister of Israel

Military service: British Army (40th Royal Fusiliers)

Father: Avigdor Gruen (lawyer)
Mother: Sheindel
Wife: Pauline Munweis (m. 1917, d. 1968, three children)
Daughter: Geula
Daughter: Renana
Son: Amos

    University: Warsaw University

    Prime Minister of Israel 1955-63
    Prime Minister of Israel 1948-53
    Sedition Warsaw, Poland (1905), charge dropped
    Traveled to the USSR 1923
    Assassination Attempt Knesset (29-Oct-1957), grenade attack
    Shrapnel Injury hand and leg (29-Oct-1957)
    Proxy Baptism: Mormon per 2-May-2001 Deseret News article

Author of books:
Israel: A Personal History (1970, nonfiction)
The Jews in Their Land (1974, nonfiction, posthumhous)

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