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David Ben-Gurion

Ben-Gurion dies at 87

1 Dec, 1973

Robert Capa 937Ben-GurionĀ dies at Tel HaShomer, Ramat Gan, Israel, due to theĀ brain hemorrhage suffered two weeks before. Flags fly at half mast and thousands pay respects as he lies in state in the courtyard of the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset, in Jerusalem. He is buried next to his wife, on the cliff overlooking the Zin valley, Sde Boker, Israel.