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Isareli Former PM and President Simon Peres Passes Away

Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres passed away on 28 September 2016 at Ramat Gan, Israel. He was 93.
●    Peres served twice as Israel's Prime Minister and once as President.
●    Shimon Peres was born on 2 August 1923 at Wiszniew, Poland.
●    He served as the ninth President of Israel from 2007 to 2014.
●    He served twice as the Prime Minister of Israel and twice as Interim Prime Minister.
●    His first high-level government position was as Deputy Director-General of Defence in 1952, and Director-General from 1953 until 1959.
●    He was the first former Prime Minister to be elected President of Israel.
●    At the time of his retirement in 2014, he was the world's oldest head of state.
●    In 1994, he won Nobel Peace Prize together with Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat for the peace talks that he participated in as Israeli Foreign Minister, producing the Oslo Accords.

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