Chaim Azriel Weizmann, (27 November 1874 – 9 November 1952) was a Zionist leader, President of the Zionist Organization, and the first President of the State of Israel. He was elected on 1 February 1949, and served until his death in 1952. Weizmann was also a chemist who developed the ABE-process, which produces acetone through bacterial fermentation. He founded the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel.
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Lang, David: Portrait of Chaim Weizmann (1874-1952), Leo Baeck Institute, 78.1826.