Chaim Azriel Weizmann (Ebreu: חיים עזריאל ויצמן‎‎ Ḥayīm Wayzman; 27 November 1874 – 9 November 1952) wis a Zionist leader an Israeli statesman who served as Preses o the Zionist Organization an later as the first Preses o Israel.

Chaim Weizmann
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Chaim Weizmann, 26 March 1949
1st Preses o Israel
In office
17 Februar 1949 – 9 November 1952
Prime MeenisterDavid Ben-Gurion
Precedit biHimsel
(as Chairman o the Proveesional State Cooncil)
Succeedit biYitzhak Ben-Zvi
2nt Chairman o the Proveesional State Cooncil o Israel
In office
16 Mey 1948 – 17 Februar 1949
Prime MeenisterDavid Ben-Gurion
Precedit biDavid Ben-Gurion
Succeedit biHimsel
(as Preses)
Personal details
BornChaim Azriel Weizmann
27 November 1874(1874-11-27)
Motal, Roushie Empire
(Nou Belaroushie)
Dee'd9 November 1952(1952-11-09) (aged 77)
Rehovot, Israel
NaitionalityIsraeli Breetish
Poleetical pairtyGeneral Zionists
Spoose(s)Vera Weizmann
RelationsMaria (Masha) Weizmann, Dr. Anna (Anushka) Weizmann, Prof. Moshe Weizmann, Shmuel Weizmann - siblings
Bairns2 - Michael Oser Weizmann (1916-1942)
Benyamin Weizmann
ProfessionChemist
ReligionJudaism
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