Newsweek's Ariel Sharon Covers Through the Years

Ariel Sharon
Ariel Sharon Reuters

Ariel Sharon, the former Israeli general, defense minister and prime minister, died Saturday. Sharon had been in a coma for eight years after suffering a stroke. Today, we look back at Newsweek's covers of the man who shaped Israeli policy for decades.


Ariel Sharon cover 1983 Our cover when the Sabra and Shatila massacre forced Ariel Sharon, then Defense Minister, to resign Newsweek Arial Sharon cover Time Magazine Our cover when Sharon sued Time Magazine for libel Newsweek Sharon cover 2006 Our 2006 cover when Ariel Sharon fell ill Newsweek