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Hebrew poet Hayim Nahman Bialik, a famous Jewish poet who wrote in Hebrew. He became the Israel's national poet.

He was born and raised in Russia, moved to Germany, and then (in 1924) moved to Tel Aviv. On his 60th birthday (in 1933), nationwide celebrations were held for him. The next year, he died in Vienna, Austria, following an operation and was buried in Tel Aviv.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Bain News Service
in Israel

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