List of people from Jerusalem

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This is a list of notable people who were born, lived or are/were famously associated with Jerusalem. The list is in chronological order.






born 1820–1849
born 1850–1879
born 1880–1909
born 1910s
born 1920s
born 1930s
born 1940s
born 1950s
born since 1960
  • Guy Starik (born 1965), Olympian shooter with world record in 50 m rifle prone
  • Elisha Abas (born 1971), Israeli pianist, composer, and former professional soccer player
  • Jonah Lotan (born 1973), actor
  • Natalie Portman (born 1981), Israeli-American actress, lived in Jerusalem until she was three years old
  • Rucka Rucka Ali (born 1987), Israeli-American parody rapper and musical artist
  • Shahar Pe'er (born 1987), Israeli tennis player, highest world singles ranking # 11, highest world doubles ranking # 14
  • Or Sasson (born 1990), Israeli Olympic medalist judoka
unknown date of birth

Honorary citizens[edit]

People awarded the honorary citizenship of Jerusalem are:

Date Name Notes
29 November 2015 Elie Wiesel (1928–2016) 1986 Nobel Peace Prize Winner.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Elie Wiesel Named Honorary Citizen of Jerusalem". 24 December 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to People of Jerusalem at Wikimedia Commons