Similarities Between Rabin And Julius Caesar

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Yitzhak Rabin and Julius Caesar were power and very influential men on their set country. Even though Caesar and Rabin lived in 2 different life times, and lead much different early lives, they themselves both brought extreme prosperity to their countries in much the same way. Caesar grew up in a less then rich family growing up to marry a woman who's father was the political opponent to the current dictator forcing Caesar to escape the country through military means. In Rabin's early life he joined and underground commando unit during WW II fighting in the Arab-Israeli War that took place between 1948 and 1949. Both Caesar and Rabin rapidly climbed through their military ladders gaining popularity and perceived greatness. This ultimately led…show more content…
Rabin and Caesar both served in their country's military rapidly climbing up the militant ladder. Rabin became Chief of Staff of his army and Caesar led the Roman armies to countless victories. Both Caesar and Rabin lead their countries with aspiring roles. Caesar became Dictator of Rome and Yitzhak Rabin became Prime Minister of Israel growing their country's economy and prosperity. Both men had adept negotiation skills. Caesar convinced his captors to raise his ransom while organizing a naval fleet to attack them defeating his foes. Rabin secured peace for Israel with his famous peace agreements created between him and the Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat. Rabin and Caesar were both rewarded for their accomplishments. Yitzhak Rabin was awarded the Noble Peace Prize in 1994 for his accomplishments while Julius Caesar was hailed the “Father of his Country”(A&E Television Networks 2017) granting Caesar dictatorship for this in late 48 BC. Sadly both Caesar and Rabin met with the same horrible demise. After all the good Caesar and Rabin accomplished, both men ended up being assassinated by political rivals. Yitzhak Rabin was mercilessly gunned down after a Tel Aviv peace rally by a young college law student named Yigal Amir. Amir was a right-winged extremist. Julius Caesar did not escape a fateful assassination either. Unfortunately Caesar's introduction of former political enemies into the government led to his eventual downfall and assassination. Caesar was assassinated by Roman Senate members Gaius Cassius Longinus and Marcus Junius Brutus who were both former enemies of Caesar's. They led Caesar's assassination dubbing themselves “the liberators”(A&E Television Networks
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