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Dan Tichon 12th Speaker of the Kneset

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Kiryat Haim, ישראל
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Occupation: Economist, 12th Speaker of the Kneset, politician
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Dan Tichon (From Wikipedia)

Dan Tichon (Hebrew: דן תיכון‎, born 5 January 1937) is a former Israeli politician and Speaker of the Knesset 1996 - 1999.

Background

Born in Kiryat Haim during the Mandate era, Tichon served as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces before graduating with an economics and international relations degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. From 1970 to 1974, he served as Advisor to the Minister of Trade and Industry on Development Areas and from 1971 to 1981, he was Chairman of the Directors' Council of the Housing and Development Company. In 1977 he was appointed Director General of the Housing and Development Company.

Political career

In 1981, he was elected to the 10th Knesset as a member of Likud. He served as member of the Knesset Committees on Finance, Internal Affairs and the Environment, State Control, Energy, and Sport. In 1984, Tichon was re-elected and became Deputy Speaker of the Knesset and member of the Knesset Committees on Finance and State Audit.

After being elected again to the 12th Knesset he continued in these positions, serving also as Chairman of the Israel-Germany Parliamentary Friendship League.

In the 13th Knesset he was Chairman of the Knesset Committee on State Audit, and member of the Knesset Committee on Finance. In July 1996, he was appointed Speaker of the 14th Knesset.

He lost his seat in the 1999 elections.

Education

B.A., Economics and International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Military Service

Company Sergeant-Major, Golani Brigade

Knesset Terms

Knesset 10 20.7.1981 - 13.8.1984

Knesset 11 13.8.1984 - 21.11.1988

Knesset 12 21.11.1988 - 13.7.1992

Knesset 13 13.7.1992 - 17.6.1996

Knesset 14 17.6.1996 - 7.6.1999

Knesset Presidium

Knesset 11 Deputy Speaker of the Knesset

Knesset 12 Deputy Speaker of the Knesset

Knesset 14 Speaker of the Knesset

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