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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: Chaim Weizmann, Leo Baeck Institute, 2013.003.

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