List of People From Jerusalem
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List of People From Jerusalem

This is a list of notable people who were born, lived or are/were famously associated with Jerusalem.






born 1820-1849
born 1850-1879
born 1880-1909
born 1910s
born 1920s
born 1930s
born 1940s
born 1950s
born since 1960
  • Guy Starik (born 1965), Olympian shooter with world record in 50 m rifle prone
  • Elisha Abas (born 1971), Israeli pianist, composer, and former professional soccer player
  • Natalie Portman (born 1981), Israeli-American actress, lived in Jerusalem until she was three years old
  • Shahar Pe'er (born 1987), Israeli tennis player, highest world singles ranking # 11, highest world doubles ranking # 14
  • Or Sasson (born 1990), Israeli Olympic medalist judoka

Honorary citizens

People awarded the honorary citizenship of Jerusalem are:

Date Name Notes
29 November 2015 Elie Wiesel (1928-2016) 1986 Nobel Peace Prize Winner.[1]

See also


  1. ^ "Elie Wiesel Named Honorary Citizen of Jerusalem". 24 December 2015.

External links

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