Shimon Peres

During his life of public service, Shimon Peres has held every position of note in Israel’s government and Knesset. During his term as Prime Minister, Israel withdrew from Lebanon and an economic stabilization plan was implemented. As Israel’s Minister of Foreign Affairs he played a leading role in the Oslo Accords, which earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994. In 2007 he became The Ninth President of the State of Israel. Today, he continues to serve at the Peres Center for Peace.