Birth Chart: Chaim Herzog (Virgo)
Major-General Chaim Herzog (Hebrew: ???? ????????; 17 September 1918, Belfast 17 April 1997, Tel Aviv) was an Israeli politician, general, lawyer and author who served as the sixth President of Israel between 1983 and 1993. Born in Belfast and raised predominantly in Dublin, the son of Ireland's Chief Rabbi Yitzhak HaLevi Herzog, he emigrated to Mandatory Palestine in 1935 and served in the Haganah Jewish paramilitary group during the 193639 Arab revolt. In the British Army during World War II, latterly as an officer, he received the nickname "Vivian" because the British could not pronounce "Chaim". He returned to Palestine after the war and, following the end of the British Mandate and Israel's Declaration of Independence in 1948, operated in the battles for Latrun during the 1948 ArabIsraeli War. He retired from the Israel Defence Forces in 1962 with the rank of Major-General.
Born at Belfast, Northern Ireland
Tuesday, September 17, 1918
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