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Shimon Peres: Israeli hawk turned Nobel peace laureate

Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday aged 93, was an Israeli elder statesman, Nobel laureate and two-time prime minister who spearheaded peace efforts with the Palestinians after breaking with his hawkish past. He suffered a major stroke on September 13 and had been hospitalised near Tel Aviv since then. Peres, who also served as president, was a towering figure in Israeli politics for decades and the last of the country's founding fathers.
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