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