Israel: Heads of State: 1949-2021 - Archontology.org

Israel: Heads of State: 1949-2021

Nesi haMedinah (נשיא המדינה) | President of the State
17 Feb 1949 - 9 Nov 1952 H̱ayyim Vaytsman (חיים ויצמן)
Nesi haMedinah befo'al (נשיא המדינה בפועל) | Interim President of the State
9 Nov 1952 - 10 Dec 1952 Yosef Shprintsak (יוסף שפרינצק)
Nesi haMedinah (נשיא המדינה) | President of the State
10 Dec 1952 - 23 Apr 1963 Yitsẖak Ben-Tsvi (יצחק בן־צבי)
Nesi haMedinah befo'al (נשיא המדינה בפועל) | Interim President of the State
23 Apr 1963 - 22 May 1963 Kadish Luz (קדיש לוז)
Nesi haMedinah (נשיא המדינה) | President of the State [1]
22 May 1963 - 24 May 1973 Shne'or Zalman Shazar (שניאור זלמן שזר)
24 May 1973 - 29 May 1978 Efrayim Katsir (אפרים קציר)
29 May 1978 - 5 May 1983 Yitsẖak Raẖamim Navon (יצחק רחמים נבון)
5 May 1983 - 13 May 1993 H̱ayyim Hertsog (חיים הרצוג)
13 May 1993 - 12 Jul 2000 Ezer Vaytsman (עזר ויצמן)
Memalle Mekom Nesi haMedinah (ממלא מקום נשיא המדינה) | Acting President of the State
12 Jul 2000 - 1 Aug 2000 Avraham Burg (אברהם בורג)
Nesi haMedinah (נשיא המדינה) | President of the State
1 Aug 2000 - 1 Jul 2007 Moshe Katsav (משה קצב‎)
Nesi'at haMedinah befo'al (נשיאת המדינה בפועל) | Interim President of the State
1 Jul 2007 - 15 Jul 2007 Dalya Itsik (דליה איציק) ‎[2]
Nesi haMedinah (נשיא המדינה) | President of the State
15 Jul 2007 - 27 Jul 2014 Shim'on Peres (שמעון פרס)
28 Jul 2014 - 10 Jul 2021 Reuven Rivlin (ראובן ריבלין) ‎[3]
10 Jul 2021 - Yitsẖak Hertsog (יצחק הרצוג) [4]

[1] Starting from 25 Jul 1969 when the second amendment to the Basic Law: The President of the State became effective upon publication in Reshumot Statutes (No. 571, 25 Jul 1969, p. 226), the length of presidential terms is calculated in accordance with the Hebrew calendar.
[2] Née Balas (בלאס)
[3] The term of office of Rivlin commenced on 1 Av 5774 (28 Jul 2014) as stated in a notice signed by the Speaker of the Knesset (Reshumot Proclamations, No. 6859, 19 Aug 2014, p. 7594). Rivlin took oath of office at the session of the Knesset on 24 Jul 2014.
[4] The term of office of Hertsog commenced on 1 Av 5781 (10 Jul 2021) as stated in a notice signed by the Speaker of the Knesset (Reshumot Proclamations, No. 9676, 13 Jun 2021, p. 6756). Hertsog took oath of office at the session of the Knesset on 7 Jul 2021.
Last updated on: 22 Jul 2021 18:04:55