List of people on stamps of Israel

This is a list of people on postage stamps of Israel:

National figures

*Yigal Allon — Israeli politician (1984)
*Sarah Aaronsohn — Zionist martyr (1991)
*Menachem Begin — Zionist leader, sixth Prime Minister of the State of Israel (1993)
*David Ben-Gurion — First Prime Minister of the State of Israel (1974)
*Rachel Yanait Ben-Zvi — Zionist leader (1991)
*Yitzhak Ben-Zvi — Second President of the State of Israel (1964)
*Moshe Dayan — Military officer, Chief of Staff, Foreign Minister (1988)
*Meir Dizengoff — Zionist politician, first Mayor of Tel Aviv (1985)
*Abba Eban — Israeli diplomat and politician (2006)
*Levi Eshkol — Third Prime Minister of the State of Israel (1970)
*Eliyahu Golomb — Zionist military leader, chief architect of the Haganah (1978)
*Yitzhak Gruenbaum — Zionist leader, first Minister of the Interior (1980)
*Michael Halperin — Zionist leader (1984)
*Theodor Herzl — Founder of modern Zionism (1951)
*Ze'ev Jabotinsky — Zionist leader (1970)
*Berl Katznelson — Zionist leader (1978)
*Yehuda Leib Maimon — Zionist leader (1989)
*Golda Meir — Fourth Prime Minister of the State of Israel (1981)
*Charles Netter — Zionist leader, founder of Mikveh Israel (1970)
*Max Nordau — Zionist leader (1978)
*Leon Pinsker — Zionist leader (1984)
*David Raziel — Zionist fighter, one of the founders of Irgun (1978)
*Yitzhak Rabin — Fifth Prime Minister of the State of Israel (1995)
*Leon Yehuda Recanati — Founder of the Palestine Discount Bank (later, Israel Discount Bank) (1984)
*Pinchas Rosen — First Minister of Justice of the State of Israel (1987)
*Edmond James de Rothschild — Philanthropist, Businessman (1954)
*Arthur Ruppin — Zionist leader (1979)
*Yitzhak Sadeh — Zionist, one of the founders of the Israel Defense Forces (1978)
*Enzo Sereni — Zionist, founder of Kibbutz Giv'at Brenner (1988)
*Moshe Sharett — Second Prime Minister of the State of Israel (1968)
*Zalman Shazar — Third President of the State of Israel (1951)
*Manya Shochat — Mother of the Kibbutz movement (1970)
*Moshe Smoira — first President of the Supreme Court of Israel (1989)
*Moshe Sneh — Zionist leader, Maki member of the Knesset (1978)
*Yosef Sprinzak — First Speaker of the Knesset (1986)
*Abraham Stern — Zionist leader (1978)
*Joseph Trumpeldor — Zionist leader (1970)
*Menahem Ussishkin — Zionist leader (1978)
*Chaim Weizmann — First President of the State of Israel (1951)
*Ezer Weizman — Seventh President of the State of Israel (2006)
*Orde Wingate — British office during the Mandate, Zionist ally (1984)
*David Wolffsohn — Zionist leader (1984)
*Yitzhak Zuckerman — Leader of the Warsaw Getto uprising (1984)
*Zivia Lubetkin Zuckerman — Leader of the Warsaw Getto uprising (1984)

Religious leaders

*Yehuda Hai Alkalai — 19th century Rabbi (1989)
*Moshe Avigdor Amiel — Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv from 1936-1945 (1987)
*Chaim Joseph David Azulai — 18th century rabbinical scholar (1992)
*Chaim Benatar — 18th century rabbinical scholar (1992)
*Yosef Chaim — Rabbi of Baghdad in the 19th century (1992)
*Israel Baal Shem Tov — Founder of Hasidic Judaism (1961)
*Meir Bar-Ilan — 20th century Rabbi (1983)
*Jacob Saul Elyashar — Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem (2006)
*Shimon Hakham — Rabbi (1991)
*Abraham Isaac Kook - Chief Rabbi of Israel (1978)
*Chalom Messas — Chief Rabbi of Morocco (2007)
*Joshua ben Hananiah — Rabbi of the 1st century C.E. (1979)
*Yochanan Hasandlar — Rabbi of the 3rd century C.E. (1979)
*Yitzhak HaLevi Herzog — First Chief Rabbi of Ireland, Chief Rabbi of Israel (1984)
*Shalom Sharabi — 18th century Rabbinical scholar (1992)
*Solomon ben Isaac (Rashi) — Rabbi and Talmudic scholar (1989)
*Aryeh Levin — 20th century Rabbi (1982)
*Moshe ben Maimon — Jewish Physician, Philosopher and Rabbi from the Middle Ages (1953)
*Rabbi Meir Ba'al Ha-Nes — Rabbi of the 1st century C.E. (1979)
*Shmuel Salant — Chief Rabbi of Jerusaelm (2006)
*Abba Hillel Silver — American Rabbi, Zionist leader (1981)
*Benzion Uziel - First Sepharadi Chief Rabbi of Israel (1978)

cientists

*Aaron Aaronsohn — Botanist (1979)
*Saul Adler — Physician, Parasitologist (1993)
*Paul Ehrlich - Immunologist (1997)
*Albert Einstein — Physicist (1955)
*Waldemar Haffkine — Microbiologist (1993)
*Aharon Katzir — Chemist (1993)
*Dr. Janusz Korczak — Physician, Teacher, Writer (1962)
*Giulio Racah — Physicist (1993)
*Norbert Wiener - Mathaematician (1997)

Writers

*Shmuel Yosef Agnon — Writer, Nobel Prize laureate (1981)
*Sholem Aleichem (Solomon Rabinowitz) — Yiddish Writer (1959)
*Eliezer Ben-Yehuda — Father of modern Hebrew (1959)
*Perez Bernstein — Writer and Editor (1982)
*Chaim Nachman Bialik — Poet (1959)
*Rachel Bluwstein - Poet (1991)
*Lea Goldberg — Poet (1991)
*Uri Zvi Greenberg — Poet (1984)
*Rivka Guber — Writer (1992)
*Joseph Klausner — Historian, Writer (1982)
*Abraham Mapu — Novelist (1968)
*Antoine de Saint Exupéry — Writer (1994)

Biblical Figures

*Abraham (1978)
*David (1960)
*Ezekiel (1973)
*Hannah (1984)
*Huldah (1984)
*Isaac (1978)
*Isaiah (1973)
*Jeremiah (1973)
*Jacob (1978)
*Jonah (1963)
*Joshua (1982)
*Judas Maccabeus (1961)
*Leah (1977)
*Noah (1969)
*Rachel (1977)
*Rebekah (1977)
*Ruth (1994)
*Samson (1961)
*Sarah (1977)
*Saul (1960)
*Simon bar Kokhba (1961)
*Solomon (1960)

Performing Artists

*Leonard Bernstein — Composer, Conductor, Pianist (1994)
*Ernest Bloch — Composer (1994)
*Bronisław Huberman — Violinist (1986)
*Gustav Mahler — Composer, Conductor (1994)
*Felix Mendelssohn — Composer, Conductor (1994)
*Darius Milhaud — Composer (1994)
*Hanna Rovina — Actress (1992)
*Arthur Rubinstein — Pianist (1986)
*Arturo Toscanini — Conductor (1986)
*Arnold Schoenberg — Composer (1994)

Other

*Arthur Balfour — Foreign Secretary of Great Britain (1967)
*Martin Buber - Philoshopher (1997)
*Aristides de Sousa Mendes - Portuguese diplomat (1998)
*Emile Durkheim - Sociologist (1997)
*Anne Frank — Holocaust victim (1988)
*Sigmund Freud - Psychoanalist (1997)
*King Hassan II of Morocco (2000)
*King Hussein of Jordan (2000)
*John Paul II - Pope (2005)
*Carl Lutz - Swiss dilpomat (1998)
*Rosa Luxemburg - Socialist (1997)
*Moses Montefiore — Financier, Philanthropist, first knighted English Jew (1981)
*Gracia Mendes Nasi — Portuguese Marranos philanthropist (1991)
*Giorgio Perlasca - Italian diplomat (1998)
*Haviva Reik — Resistance Fighter, killed in WWII (1988)
*Eleanor Roosevelt — Humanitarian (1964)
*Shota Rustaveli - Georgian national poet (2001)
*Sempo Sugihara - Japanese diplomat (1998)
*Henrietta Szold — Founder of Hadassah (1960)
*Harry S Truman — President of the United States (1975)
*Selahattin Ulkumen - Turkish diplomat (1998)
*Raoul Wallenberg — Swedish diplomat (1983)
*Orde Wingate - British Major General (1984)

References


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