- NAME: Golda Meir
- OCCUPATION: Diplomat, Prime Minister
- BIRTH DATE: May 03, 1898
- DEATH DATE: December 08, 1978
- EDUCATION: Milwaukee State Normal School (now University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Kiev, Russia
- PLACE OF DEATH: Jerusalem, Israel
- Maiden Name: Golda Mabovitch
- AKA: Goldie Mabovitch
- AKA: Goldie Myerson
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Golda Meir was best known as the fourth Prime Minister of Israel and the world’s third woman to hold the title.
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Golda Meir was an Israeli politician born on May 3, 1908 in Kiev, Russia. She and her family immigrated to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she became an active Zionist. From the 1940’s through the 60s, Meir worked for the Israeli government in various roles including as its minister to Moscow. In 1969, party factions appointed her as the country’s fourth Prime Minister, thereby also becoming the world’s third woman with that title. She died in Jerusalem on December 8, 1978.
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