Knesset Speakers since the first Knesset
 

Joseph Shprinzak
(Mapai)
1949-59

Knesset Speaker, Joseph Shprinzak, reviewing a guard of honor, 26.1.1959.

MK Mordechai Olmert speaking to the plenum. Knesset Speaker Nahum Nir presiding, June 1959.
Nahum Nir
(Ahdut Ha'avodah)
1959
Kadish Luz
(Mapai, Alignment)
1959-69

Defense Minister Dayan, signing his declaration of allegiance. Knesset Speaker Kadish Luz presiding, 29.6.1982.

Menachem Begin signing his declaration of allegiance as minister, Speaker Reuven Barkat presiding, 15.12.1969.
Reuven Barkat
(Alignment)
1969-72
Yisrael Yesh'ayahu-Shar'abi
(Alignment)
1972-77

Speaker of the 7th Knesset: Yisrael Yeshayahu.

Speaker of the 9th Knesset: Yitzhak Shamir, with Knesset Secretary, Netanel Lorch.
Yitzhak Shamir
(Likud)
1977-80
Yitzhak Berman
(Likud)
1980-81

The 9th Knesset: The new Speaker, Y. Berman and Minister of the Interior, J. Burg, 12.3.1980.

Defense Minister Sharon in debate on Operation Peace for the Galilee, Speaker Menahim Savidor presiding, 29.6.1982.
Menachem Savidor
(Likud)
1981-84
Shlomo Hillel
(Alignment)
1984-88

The speaker of the 11th Knesset: Shlomo Hillel.

The Speaker of the 12th Knesset: Dov Shilansky.
Dov Shilansky
(Likud)
1988-92
Shevah Weiss
(Labor)
1992-96

The Speaker of the 13th Knesset: Shevah Weiss.

Dan Tichon, speaker of the 14th Knesset lecturing at the "Histadrut House," November 1997.
Dan Tichon
(Likud)
1996-1999
Avraham Burg
(One Israel / Labor-Meimad)
1999-2003

Avraham Burg, speaker of the 15th Knesset, presiding over the Plenum

Reuven Rivlin, Speaker of the 16th Knesset, presiding over the Plenum
Reuven Rivlin
(Likud)
2003-2006



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