GOLDA MEIR Biography - Polititians


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Name: Golda Meir                                                                   
Born: 3 May 1898 Kiev, Russian Empire                                               
Died: 8 December 1978 Jerusalem, Israel                                             
Golda Meir (born Golda Mabovitch, May 3, 1898 - December 8, 1978,                   
known as Golda Myerson from 1917-1956) was the                                     
fourth prime minister of the State of Israel.                                       
After serving as the Minister of Labour and Foreign Minister, Golda Meir became     
Prime Minister of Israel on March 17, 1969. She was described as the "Iron Lady"   
of Israeli politics years before the epithet became associated with British         
prime minister, Margaret Thatcher. David Ben-Gurion used to call her "the           
only man in the Cabinet." Meir was Israel's first woman prime minister and the     
third woman in the world to hold this office.