David Ben Gurion Age, Wiki, Height, Wife, Net worth

David Ben Gurion is one of the most powerful figures in the history of Israel. He was one of the national founders of the state of Israel. He was the first Prime Minister of Israel.

David Ben was born on 16th October 1886. He took his last breath at the age of 87. His death anniversary is on 1st December 1973.

Before the establishment of Israel, David was one of the distinguished leaders of the Jews in British Mandate Palestine.

David Ben Gurion Wiki

Name     David Ben Gurion
Age (of death)      87 years old
Date of Birth     16th October 1886
Nationality     Congress Poland, Ottoman Empire, Mandatory Palestine, and Israel
Gender     Male
Religion     N/A
Profession     Prime Minister

Physical Stats

Height (Approximate) in centimeters –  172.72 cms, in meters – 1.72 meters, in feet – 5’8′
Weight (Approximate) in pounds –   187.393 lbs in kilograms – 85 Kg
Figure Measurements (Approximate)  Bicep Size – N/A inches Hip Size –  N/A inches Chest Size – N/A  inches
Eye Color  Blue
Hair Color  N/A


David Ben was born to a family in Plonsk, Congress Poland, Russian Empire. His father’s name was Avigdor Grun. He was professionally a lawyer and a prominent leader of the Hovevei Zion. His mother’s name was Scheindel Gurion. He also had two siblings.

David Ben Gurion

Father Avigdor Gurion
Mother Scheidel Gurion
Brother N/A
Sister N/A
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David Ben Gurion Girlfriend, Affairs, & Marriage

David’s marital status was married. His wife’s name was Paula Munweis. They had three children, Amos Gurion, Geula Ben Eliezer, and Renana Leshem.

David Ben Gurion Wife

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Wife Paula Gurion
Children Amos Gurion, Geula Ben Eliezer, and Renana Leshem

David Ben Gurion Education & Career

David Ben attended a local school in Plonsk. He studied at the University of Warsaw and Istanbul University.

David started as a revolutionist in the year 1905. He became Chairman of the Committee of Poalei Zion in Jaffa. On 14th May 1948, he was elected as Prime Minister of Israel.  He left the post and became defense minister of the State of Israel.

David Ben Gurion Age

School Local School of Plonsk
College/University University of Warsaw and Istanbul University
Education Qualification Post Graduate

David Ben Gurion Net Worth

David Ben Gurion Wiki

David’s estimated net worth information is not available. However, it is assumed he might have earned it through his political career.

Net Worth  N/ A
Income Source Political career

David Ben Gurion Social Media Presence

During that time facilities of social media were not introduced. Thus, his presence on social media is not there.

Instagram Followers  None
Twitter Followers None
Youtube Subscribers None

Trivia and Lesser Known Facts about David Ben Gurion

  • David was awarded the Solomon Bublick Award from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • An airport and one of the largest university is named after him.
  • His portrait appeared in 50 and 500 first notes.
  • He was diagnosed with cerebral hemorrhage on 18th November 1973.
  • His remains were buried at Midreshet Ben Gurion.
  • David published two volumes about his views on the relations between Zionists and the Arabs.
  • David led an Israeli military operation during the Arab- Israeli war in 1948.
  • His mother died when he was 11 years old.

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