Ze'ev Jabotinsky, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ze'ev Jabotinsky

Jewish leader

Date of Birth: 05-Oct-1880

Place of Birth: Odessa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 03-Aug-1940

Profession: screenwriter, writer, poet, military officer, translator, local historian, journalist, orator, activist

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Ze'ev Jabotinsky

  • Ze'ev Jabotinsky, MBE (; Hebrew: ????? ?????????????????, Ze'ev Zhabotinski; Yiddish: ???? ??????????????; born Vladimir Yevgenyevich Zhabotinsky, Russian: ?????´??? ????´?????? ??????´?????; 5 (17) October 1880, Odessa – 3 August 1940, Hunter, New York), was a Russian Jewish Revisionist Zionist leader, author, poet, orator, soldier and founder of the Jewish Self-Defense Organization in Odessa.
  • With Joseph Trumpeldor, he co-founded the Jewish Legion of the British army in World War I.
  • Later he established several Jewish organizations in Palestine, including Betar, Hatzohar, and the Irgun. His influence on Israeli politics is profound: through his closest protégé Menachem Begin's administration (1977–1983), consolidating the domination of Israeli politics by the right-wing Likud party; and through the administrations (1996–1999, 2009–) of Likud's leader (1993–1999, 2005–) Benjamin Netanyahu, the son of his former personal secretary and historian, Benzion Netanyahu.

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