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Abba Eban

Abba Eban was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1915, and educated at Cambridge University. He began his governmental career in 1948 as a United Nations representative for the provisional government of Israel, becoming permanent representative in 1949, a post he held for ten years. From 1950 to 1959 he concurrently served as Israeli Ambassador to the United States. In Israel, Eban has at various times held the position of Minister without Portfolio, Minister of Education and Culture, Deputy...See more