Binyamin Fuad Ben-Eliezer was born on February 12, 1936, and died on August 28, 2016.
He was an Iraqi-born Israeli politician and general.
Ben-Eliezerb served as a member of the Knesset between 1984 and 2014, and held several ministerial posts, including Minister of Industry, Trade and Labour; Minister of Defense and Deputy Prime Minister.
Binyamin (Fuad) Ben-Eliezer was born in Basra in southern Iraq.
He was the son of Saleh and Farha.
Ben-Eliezer immigrated to Israel in 1950.
Binyamin was drafted into the Israel Defense Forces in 1954 and became a career soldier.
Binyamin Ben-Eliezer lived in Rishon LeZion and was married with five children.
There are some of his granddaughters who are living in the United States.
Binyamin Ben-Eliezer was fluent in Hebrew, Arabic, and English.
Binyamin Ben-Eliezer passed away at 80 years old.