(see also: pakan burung)
According to The History Channel , Meir won the support of 287 members of the central committee of the Labour Party , then in power . Former foreign minister 70 -year -old was appointed as the new prime minister Levi Eshkol replaces , who died of a heart attack .
The road to the seat of prime minister Meir wide open after two closest competitors , officials Yigal Allon PM and Defense Minister Moshe Dayan , withdrew from the race .
After serving for seven months , in October 1969 was re-elected Meir as prime minister after winning the election of Israel .
Unfortunately , a second term Meir incidents marred the Arab - Israeli war of 1973 which makes it much criticized by Israelis .
Although Israel eventually won the war , but the image of Meir in the Zionist state was never recovered as usual . As a result , in 1974 , Israel's first female prime minister is to resign .
(see also: pakan burung manyar)
On December 8, 1978 , Meir died in Jerusalem after suffering from lymphatic cancer . He died at the age of 80 years .