Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Shimon Peres dies

From JPost, 28 Sept 2016:

Shimon Peres, former president and veteran Israeli statesman, dies at 93
Former PM Shimon Peres dies at 93

Senior statesman dies after suffering a stroke two weeks ago.

Shimon Peres, former president, former prime minister, former defense minister, former foreign minister, former minister of eight other ministries, the last surviving member of Israel’s founding fathers, and winner of the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize died Tuesday after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. He was 93.

Doctors said Peres suffered severe organ failure Tuesday, as well as irreversible brain damage caused by the massive haemorrhagic stroke he sustained on September 13.

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