Shimon Peres 1923-2016 Israel's Warrior For Peace
SHIMON PERES (2 August 1923 - 28 September 2016) was a Polish-born Israeli statesman. Born Szymon Perski, he was the ninth President of Israel from 2007 to 2014, served twice as the Prime Minister of Israel and twice as Interim Prime Minister, and he was a member of 12 cabinets in a political career
spanning over 66 years. Peres won the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize together with Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat for the peace talks that he participated in as Israeli Foreign Minister, producing the Oslo Accords. PICTURED: May 19, 2015 - London, England, United Kingdom - Former Israeli President and Prime Minister SHIMON PERES.