Meir Dagan

Israeli general and spy

Aluf Meir Dagan (Hebrew: מאיר דגן‎; 30 January 1945 – 17 March 2016) was an Israeli politician. He was a former Israel Defense Forces officer. He was a former Director of the Mossad.[1] He served as director from 2002 through 2011.

Dagan in 2011

Dagan was born in the Soviet Union. He moved to Israel at age five.

Dagan died of liver cancer in Tel Aviv, Israel at the age of 71.[2]


  1. Egypt claims Mossad to blame for shark attacks (& details of new Mossad head) Tom Gross Media
  2. Lis, Jonathon; Ravid, Barak; Cohen, Gili (17 March 2016). "Former Mossad Chief Meir Dagan Dies at 71". Haaretz. Retrieved 17 March 2016.