Yitzhak Navon


Age: 94

Israeli playwright and the fifth president of Israel from 1978 to 1983 who had a lengthy term as education minister and was a top aide to Israel's founding father David Ben-Gurion and later embarked on a political career in the Labor Party, but who quit politics in 1992 and became a successful author and playwright.

Cause of Death: Undisclosed causes

Born: April 9, 1921

Died: November 7, 2015

Jerusalem, Israel