Per·es(pâr′ĕs), Shimon 1923-2016.
Polish-born Israeli political leader who served as prime minister (1984-1986 and 1995-1996). He shared the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize for his negotiations with the Palestine Liberation Organization.
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