Definition of Peres, Shimon in US English:

Peres, Shimon

proper noun

  • (1923–2016), Israeli statesman, born in Poland; prime minister 1984–86 and 1995–96; president 2007–2014; Polish name Szymon Perski. As foreign minister under Yitzhak Rabin, he played a major role in negotiating the PLO–Israeli peace accord of 1993. Nobel Peace Prize (1994), shared with Rabin and Yasser Arafat.


Peres, Shimon