Famous Diplomats from Israel

List of notable or famous diplomats from Israel, with bios and photos, including the top diplomats born in Israel and even some popular diplomats who immigrated to Israel. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Israeli diplomats then this list is the perfect resource for you. These diplomats are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known diplomat from Israel is included when available.

List ranges from Golda Meir to Abba Eban and more.

This historic diplomats from Israel list can help answer the questions "Who are some Israeli diplomats of note?" and "Who are the most famous diplomats from Israel?" These prominent diplomats of Israel may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Israeli diplomats.

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  • Abba Eban
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    Abba Eban ( (listen); Hebrew: אבא אבן [ˈʔaba ˈʔeven]; born Aubrey Solomon Meir Eban; later adopted Abba Solomon Meir Eban; 2 February 1915 – 17 November 2002) was an Israeli diplomat and politician, and a scholar of the Arabic and Hebrew languages. In his career, he was Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister, Education Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, and ambassador to the United States and to the United Nations. He was also Vice President of the United Nations General Assembly and President of the Weizmann Institute of Science.
    • Age: Dec. at 87 (1915-2002)
    • Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Anna Azari

    Anna Azari (born 27 August 1959) is an Israeli diplomat, and the current Ambassador of Israel to Poland. She has previously been Israel's Ambassador to Russia.
    • Age: 64
  • Avigdor Dagan (Viktor Fischl, 30 June 1912 in Hradec Králové, Austria-Hungary - 28 May 2006, Israel) was an Israeli writer, playwright, literary translator and diplomat. Prior to adopting the Hebraic name in 1955, his name was Viktor Fischl, Dagan, being related to the Hebrew word dag (fish), an approximate translation of Fischl as a diminutive of "fish". After graduating from the Charles University in Prague, he entered the diplomatic service. In 1939 he emigrated to the United Kingdom to escape the Nazis, where he became an associate to Jan Masaryk. After the end of the war, he returned home, but on the 1948 coup d'état emigrated to Israel, thereafter changing his name to the one he held ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 93 (1912-2006)
    • Birthplace: Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
  • Benny Dagan

    Benny Dagan is an Israeli diplomat who recently served as Ambassador of Israel to Sweden, a position he held since 2008, prior to which he was the Deputy Head of the Center for Policy Research at the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Head of the Middle East Affairs Bureau of the Center.
    • Age: 66
    • Birthplace: Israel
  • Chaim Shacham

    Chaim Shacham (Hebrew: חיים שחם) (born November 25, 1960) is an Israeli diplomat, former representative of Israel in the plenary of the United Nations General Assembly, former Director of the Information and Internet Department at the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and former consul general of Israel to Miami and Florida. In 2016 he was suspended amid child abuse allegations, and replaced by Lior Haiat.
    • Age: 62
  • David Saranga

    David Saranga (Hebrew: דוד סרנגה‎) (born February 18, 1964) is Israel’s ambassador in Romania. He served as the Senior Foreign Affairs Advisor to the President of the State of Israel, Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin, and former Head of European Parliament Liaison Department at the Israeli embassy in Brussels. Prior to that he served as Consul for Media and Public Affairs of Israel in the United States. Saranga was responsible for Israel’s image in the United States and was the liaison person of Israel to the American media. The Jewish Chronicle described him as “The man whose campaigns are rebranding Israel." Saranga’s initiative to invite Maxim magazine to Israel generated debate about the ...more
    • Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Israel