Israel's First National Election (1949)

When: January 25, 2019
Summary: January 25, 1949

Event Details

David Ben-Gurion was elected as Israel’s first Prime Minister. During his service he was instrumental in a number of things including: molding the IDF, began the workings for obtaining France and the UK as allies, doubled the population, and enhanced the economy and put into place the educational system. Over all, Ben-Gurion has been the most influential person to Israel’s formation.