Miriam Eshkol was born in 1929, and died in November 26, 2016.
She was the widow of Israeli Prime Minister Levi Eshkol.
During her years as the Prime Minister’s wife (1964–1969), she was closely followed by the public and press, leading numerous public organization in promotion of public causes.
After Levi Eshkol died she founded and chaired Yad Levi Eshkol and served as its chairwoman from 1970 to 2008.
Miriam Eshkol passed away at 87 years old.