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Rabin, Yitzhak

[(rah-been)]

An Israeli military leader and statesman who shared the Nobel Prize for peace in 1994 for his contributions to resolving the Arab-Israeli conflict. He was assassinated by a right-wing Israeli student in 1995.

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