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Golda Meir

Super Power: Strength

Kiev, Ukraine

Golda Meir

May 3, 1898 to December 8, 1978

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About ...

Golda Meir was the first and only woman to be elected Prime Minister of Israel. She also served as the Minister of Labor and the Foreign Minister, and has been called the “Iron Lady” of Israeli politics.

Golda Meir advocated for Israeli independence and was one of the 24 people (and one of only two women) who signed the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948. Known for her strong will and determination, Golda Meir dedicated her life to serve the Jewish state.

Special Facts ...

  • Became secretary of the Council of Women Workers while she was a single mother
  • Retired from politics after being diagnosed with lymphoma, but returned to become Prime Minister

Famous Quote:

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.”

-Golda Meir