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Weizmann, Chaim

Line breaks: Chaim Weiz|mann
Pronunciation: /ˈvʌɪtsmən
 
, ˈwʌɪzmən/

Definition of Weizmann, Chaim in English:

( 1874–1952), Russian-born Israeli statesman, President 1949–52; full name Chaim Azriel Weizmann. He played an important role in persuading the US government to recognize the new state of Israel (1948) and became its first President.

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