Golda Meir was born in Russia in 1898 and immigrated to Palestine in 1915. She was one of the most powerful women of her time and led her state with right winged beliefs. She was also known as the Iron Lady long before Margaret Thatcher. She was a leading socialist and Zionist throughout her lifetime.
-She was the first woman to lead a modern state when she became the Prime Minister of Israel in 1969
-She remained Prime minister until 1974
-She is well known for being a hardliner when she dealt with the Yom Kippur war in 1973
-She is also well known for approving Operation Golden Gideon
-After the conclusion of the Yom kippur war in 1974 she resigned as Prime Minister
-She died in 1978