Israeli politician who was the first ever native-born Prime Minister of Israel from 1974 to 1977 and then again from 1992 to 1995. He was assassinated by right-wing Israeli radical Yigal Amir, who was opposed to his signing of the Oslo Accords with the leader of Palestine Yasser Arafat.
He resigned as Prime Minster in 1977 after it was discovered that he and his wife had a joint dollar account in Washington, which is a breach of Israeli law.
Similar to other famous political leaders, such as John F. Kennedy, he was assassinated while serving in office.
During the 1948 Arab-Israeli War he directed Israeli operations in Jerusalem and fought the Egyptian army in the Negev.
He married reporter, Leah Rabin, in 1948 during the Arab-Israeli War.