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Chaim Weizmann

Head of State, Chemist (27-Nov-1874 — 9-Nov-1952)


Harold M. Blumberg. Weizmann: His Life and Times. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1975. 273pp.

Albert K. Epstein. Weizmann: Scientist, Inventor, Jewish Statesman. 1947.

Ben Halpern. A Clash of Heroes: Brandeis, Weizmann, and American Zionism. Oxford University Press. 1987. 310pp.

I. Klinov (editor). Chaim Weizmann: First President Of The State of Israel. Tel Aviv, Israel: Israel Publishing Co.. 1950. 156pp.

Barnet Litvinoff. Weizmann: Last of the Patriarchs. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1976. 288pp.

Jehuda Reinharz. Chaim Weizmann: The Making of a Zionist Leader. Brandeis University Press. 1985. 550pp.

Norman Rose. Chaim Weizmann: A Biography. New York: Viking Press. 1986. 520pp.

Samuel Shihor. Hollow Glory: The Last Days of Chaim Weizmann, First President of Israel. London: Thomas Yoseloff. 1960. 256pp.

Meyer W. Weisgal (editor). The Letters and Papers of Chaim Weizmann: Series A: Letters. London: Oxford University Press. 1968-79. (23 vols.)

Meyer W. Weisgal; Joel Carmichael (editors). Chaim Weizmann: A Biography by Several Hands. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1962. 364pp.

Meyer W. Weisgal (editor). Chaim Weizmann: Statesman, Scientist, Builder of Jewish Commonwealth. New York: Dial Press. 1944. 340pp.

Chaim Weizmann. Trial and Error: The Autobiography of Chaim Weizmann, First President of Israel. New York: Harper and Brothers. 1949. 493pp.

Vera Weizmann; with David Tutaev. The Impossible Takes Longer: The Memoirs of Vera Weizmann. New York: Harper & Row. 1967. 308pp. By Chaim Weizmann's widow.

Ruby Zagoren. Chaim Weizmann: First President of Israel. Champaign, IL: Garrard Publishing Company. 1972.


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  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.811)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.745)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1542)

  9. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.742-43)

  10. A Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.204)

  11. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.391)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.510)

  13. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.321)

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