Yitzhak Shamir (born in 1915) was a foreign minister under Menachem Begin 1980-1983, prime minister 1983-1984, and again foreign minister in the Peres unity government from 1984.
In October 1986, he and Peres exchanged positions, Shamir becoming prime minister and Peres taking over as foreign minister. He was reselected in 1989. Shamir was a leader of the Stern Gang of guerrillas (1940-1948) during the British mandate rule of Palestine.
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Yitzhak Shamir is a former Israeli politician, born in Poland.