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List of famous politicians from Israel, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Israeli politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Israeli politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Israel and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Israel, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

A list made up of politicians like Amnon Lipkin-Shahak and Haim Ramon.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Israel in order to get more information about each one.

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Abba Eban is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Died at 87 (1915-2002)
Abba Eban 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 ...more

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Adi Koll is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Adi Koll age 42
Dr Adi Koll is an Israeli social activist and former politician. She served as a member of the Knesset for Yesh Atid between 2013 and 2015.

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Adisu Massala is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Adisu Massala age 57
Adisu Massala is an Israeli politician.

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Ahmad Tibi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
age 60
Ahmad Tibi is an Arab-Muslim Israeli politician and leader of the Arab Movement for Change, an Arab party in Israel. He serves as a member of the Knesset since 1999, and currently serves as one ...more

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Alex Miller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Alex Miller age 41
Alex Miller is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Yisrael Beiteinu from 2006 until 2013 and again from 2014 until 2015.

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Ami Ayalon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Ami Ayalon age 73
Amihai "Ami" Ayalon is an Israeli politician and a former member of the Knesset for the Labor Party. He was previously head of the Shin Bet, Israel's secret service, and ...more

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Amir Peretz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Amir Peretz age 66
Amir Peretz is an Israeli politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Hatnuah. He previously served as Minister of Defence, leader of the Labor Party and Minister of ...more

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Amnon Cohen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Amnon Cohen age 58
Amnon Cohen is an Israeli former politician. He served as a member of the Knesset for Shas from 1999 until 2015.

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Amnon Lipkin-Shahak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Died at 68 (1944-2012)
Rav Aluf Amnon Lipkin-Shahak was an Israeli military officer and politician. He served as Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces, as a Member of the Knesset, and as Minister of ...more

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Ariel Atias is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Ariel Atias age 48
Ariel Atias is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Shas, and as the country's Minister of Housing and Construction. He was also manager of Shas' kosher supervision ...more

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Ariel Sharon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Died at 86 (1928-2014)
Ariel Sharon was an Israeli politician and general who served as the 11th Prime Minister of Israel until he was incapacitated by a stroke. Sharon was a commander in the Israeli Army from its ...more

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Aryeh Deri is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Aryeh Deri age 59
Aryeh Mahlouf Deri is an Israeli politician, and the leader of the Sephardic Israeli political party Shas. After early political success, including two cabinet postings before the age of 30, ...more

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Aryeh Eldad is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
age 68
Prof. Aryeh Eldad, M.D. is an Israeli physician and politician, and a former member of the Knesset for the National Union and Otzma LeYisrael.

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Aryeh Gamliel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Aryeh Gamliel age 67
Aryeh Gamliel is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 1988 and 2003.

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Avi Dichter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Avi Dichter age 66
Avi Dichter is an Israeli politician. A former Minister of Internal Security and Shin Bet director, he resigned from the Knesset and left Kadima in August 2012 in order to become Minister of ...more

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Avi Yehezkel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Avi Yehezkel age 60
Avraham "Avi" Yehezkel is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the Labor Party between 1992 and 2003, and again briefly in 2006.

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Avigdor Kahalani is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
age 74
Brigadier-General Avigdor Kahalani is a former Israeli soldier and politician.

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Avigdor Lieberman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
age 60
Avigdor Lieberman is a Soviet-born Israeli politician who has been Israel's Minister of Foreign Affairs since 2013. He also served as member of the Knesset and as Deputy Prime Minister of ...more

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Avishay Braverman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
age 70
Avishay Braverman is an Israeli economist and politician. A former president of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, he served as a member of the Knesset for the Labor Party between 2006 and ...more

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Avraham Burg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
age 63
Avraham "Avrum" Burg is an Israeli author and politician; he was formerly a member of the Knesset, a chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel and a Speaker of the Knesset. He was the ...more

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Avraham Michaeli is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Avraham Michaeli age 61
Avraham Michaeli is an Israeli politician. He served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 2006 and 2015.

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Avshalom Vilan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
age 67
Avshalom "Abu" Vilan is an Israeli politician and economist. He served as a Knesset member for Meretz between 1999 and 2009.

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Ayoob Kara is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Ayoob Kara age 63
Ayoob Kara is a Druze Israeli politician who is slated to be an MK in Israel's 20th Knesset. Previously he served as member of the Knesset for Likud and Deputy Minister for Development of the ...more

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Benjamin Netanyahu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
age 69
Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu is the current Prime Minister of Israel. He also currently serves as a member of the Knesset, Chairman of the Likud party and Minister of Public Diplomacy and ...more

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Benny Begin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Israel
Benny Begin age 75
Ze'ev Binyamin "Benny" Begin, is an Israeli geologist and politician. A member of the Knesset for Likud, he is the son of former Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin.