chaim weizmann


[vahyts-mahn; English wahyts-muhn, vahyts-]
Chaim [khahy-im] , 1874–1952, Israeli chemist and Zionist leader, born in Russia: 1st president of Israel 1948–52. Unabridged
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Weizmann (ˈwaɪtsmən, ˈwaɪz-)
Chaim (ˈxaɪɪm). 1874--1952, Israeli statesman, born in Russia. As a leading Zionist, he was largely responsible for securing the Balfour Declaration (1917); first president of Israel (1949--52)

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