Avigdor Lieberman

Israeli Politician
Born Jun 5, 1958
Age 56
Hometown Soviet Union
Other Names אביגדור ליברמן

Avigdor Lieberman is a Soviet-born Israeli politician. He is currently Member of the Knesset, Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister of Israel. He is the founder and leader of the Yisrael Beiteinu party, whose electoral base are the immigrants from the former Soviet Union.… Read More

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1958 Birth Born on June 5, 1958.


1978 20 Years Old Lieberman and his family immigrated to Israel in 1978, and Lieberman changed his first name to 'Avigdor'. … Read More
1983 25 Years Old …  From 1983 to 1988, Lieberman helped found the Zionist Forum for Soviet Jewry, and was a member of the Board of the Jerusalem Economic Corporation and the Secretary of the Jerusalem branch of the Histadrut Ovdim Le'umit ("National Workers' Union").


1988 30 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Kach was barred from participating in the election in 1988 under the revised Knesset Elections Law banning parties that incited racism and was declared a terrorist organization in 1994.
1993 35 Years Old From 1993 to 1996, following Netanyahu's election as party leader, Lieberman served as Director-General of the Likud party.
1995 37 Years Old Since the signing of the Egyptian–Israeli Peace Treaty, which followed Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's historic visit to Israel, multiple Israeli heads of state have visited Egypt on numerous occasions. However, Sadat's successor, Hosni Mubarak, visited Israel only once—for Yitzhak Rabin's funeral in 1995—since he assumed the Presidency in 14 October 1981 and has never participated in talks on Israeli soil. … Read More
1996 38 Years Old After Netanyahu was elected Prime Minister, Lieberman served as Director-General of the Prime Minister's Office from 1996 to 1997.


1999 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1999, Lieberman formed the Yisrael Beiteinu party to create a platform for Soviet immigrants who supported a hard line in negotiations with the Palestinians. … Read More
2001 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2001, Lieberman was appointed Minister of National Infrastructure, but resigned the post in March 2002. … Read More
2002 - 2003 2 More Events
2004 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2004, Lieberman was dismissed from the cabinet by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon due to his opposition to the Gaza disengagement, and Yisrael Beiteinu left the government in June in protest of the disengagement.
In the 2006 legislative election, Lieberman's party split from the National Union to run alone. … Read More


2008 50 Years Old 1 More Event
He resigned his cabinet position and Yisrael Beiteinu left the coalition in January 2008; he cited his opposition to the resuming peace talks, saying that "Negotiations on the basis of land for peace are a critical mistake... and will destroy us."
On the eve of the 2009 elections in Israel, Haaretz wrote that Lieberman was briefly involved with the Kach party of Rabbi Meir Kahane shortly after his immigration to Israel.
2010 52 Years Old On 24 May 2010 the Israeli Police recommended Lieberman's indictment for Breach of Trust, regarding the suspected receipt of classified information concerning ongoing criminal investigations into his activities. … Read More
In a 2011 interview, Prime Minister Netanyahu said that Lieberman had opened important places where Israel had never really had diplomatic opening to before. … Read More
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