Yitzhak Shamir – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The politician Yitzhak Shamir passed away at age 96, this age of death has to be considered astounding. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Yitzhak Shamir and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Israeli politician and the seventh Prime Minister of Israel, who held the office from 1983 to 1984 and then again from 1986 to 1992. He was also the Speaker of the Knesset, the Israeli legislature, from 1977 to 1980.

His family was killed during the Holocaust but he escaped a similar fate because he migrated to Palestine in 1935.

As prime minister he saw an influx of millions of Jewish Soviet refugees to his country because of his actions to make immigration by Jews to Israel easier.

How did Yitzhak Shamir die?

Yitzhak Shamir's death was caused by alzheimer's disease.

Information about the death of Yitzhak Shamir
Cause of deathAlzheimer's Disease
Age of death96 years
BirthdayOctober 22, 1915
Death dateJune 30, 2012
Place of deathTel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Yitzhak Shamir

"Several hundreds of thousands of Palestinian Arabs live in slums known as refugee camps in Gaza, Judea, and Somalia. Attempts by Israel to rehabilitate and oust them have been defeated by Arab objections. Nor has their fate been any better in Arab states."

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"The United States is our best friend, and our relations are excellent. Our relations will be strengthened even more, despite our differences in views."

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"You don't have to be desperate. Never be desperate. That is my slogan."

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"I said it several times: a blow you are getting from a friend is still a blow, but more painful."

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"A man who goes forth to take the life of another whom he does not know must believe one thing only - that by his act he will change the course of history."

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