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Victor Shem-Tov

Israeli politician
Victor Shem-Tov on 1 May 1980.

Victor Shem-Tov (Hebrew: ויקטור שם-טוב‎, Bulgarian: Виктор Шемтов; 1 February 1915 – 8 March 2014) was an Israeli politician. He was minister without portfolio from 1969 to 1970, minister of health from 27 July 1970 to 20 June 1977, and also minister of welfare and social services from 3 June 1974 to 29 October 1974.

Shem-Tov was born in Samokov, Bulgaria and mostly lived in the capital Sofia. In 1939, at the age of 24, he made aliyah. The same year he joined Hashomer Hatzair.

Shem-Tov died on 8 March 2014. He was 99 years old.[1]

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  1. Lis, Jonathan (8 March 2014). "Former minister Victor Shem-Tov dies at 98". Haaretz. Retrieved 8 March 2014.

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