Abba Kovner, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Abba Kovner

Jewish Hebrew poet, writer, and partisan leader

Date of Birth: 14-Mar-1918

Place of Birth: Sevastopol, Russia

Date of Death: 25-Sep-1987

Profession: writer, poet, military officer

Nationality: Israel

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Abba Kovner

  • Abba Kovner (Hebrew: ??? ?????; March 14, 1918 – September 25, 1987) was a Jewish Hebrew and Yiddish poet, writer and partisan leader.
  • In the Vilna Ghetto, his manifesto (he) was the first time that a target of the Holocaust identified the German plan to murder all Jews.
  • His attempt to organize a ghetto uprising failed, but he fled into the forest, became a Soviet partisan, and survived the war.
  • After the war, Kovner led a secretive organization to take revenge for the Holocaust, and made aliyah in 1947.
  • Considered one of the greatest poets of modern Israel, he received the Israel Prize in 1970.

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