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Square named after Golda Meir

    Golda Meir (b. Kiev, Russian Empire, 1898 – d. 1978, Jerusalem, Israel) was an Israeli stateswoman, politician, teacher, and kibbutznik who served as the fourth Prime Minister of Israel. Born in Kyiv, she emigrated to the United States as a child with her family in 1906 and was educated there, becoming a teacher. After getting married, she and her husband emigrated to then Palestine in 1921, settling on a kibbutz. Meir was elected prime minister of Israel on March 17, 1969, after serving as Minister of Labour and Foreign Minister. The world’s fourth and Israel’s first and only woman to hold the office of Prime Minister, and the first in any country in the Middle East, she has been described as the « Iron Lady » of Israeli politics.

    Address : Street Anna Frank/Via Mazzini, 73050 Nardò LE

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