Ephraim Katzir



Age: 93


Summary: Israeli internationally recognized biophysicist who served as the fourth president of Israel from 1973 to 1978 in a tenure that spanned two seminal events in Israeli history, including the 1973 Mideast war and the visit of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat to Jerusalem in 1977, but who left the presidency after one term to return to scientific research.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: May 16, 1916


Died: May 30, 2009


Location: Jerusalem, Israel