Cohen, Ronald

Birth Name Cohen, Ronald
Gender male


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth August 1, 1945 القاهرة Cairo, مصر‎  

Emigration 1957   Michael Mourad Cohen and his family abandoned all their assets and fled President Nassar's persecution of Jews

Graduation   Exeter College, University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom  

Event Note

Ronald Cohen won a scholarship to Oxford University, where he became president of the Oxford Union, and earned a degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Exeter College.

Graduation   Harvard University, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States of America Ronald Cohen attended Harvard Business School


Event Note

In 1974, Ronald Cohen stood as the parliamentary candidate for the Liberal Party in Kensington North.
In 1979, he stood as its European candidate in London West.

Event Note

In 1996, Ronald Cohen switched to the Labour Party, and became a supporter of Tony Blair.

Marriage 1972   Ronald Cohen married Carol Belmont

Divorce 1975   Ronald Cohen and Carol Belmont divorced

Divorce 1983   Ronald Cohen married Claire Enders

Divorce 1986   Ronald Cohen and Claire Enders divorced

Marriage 1987   Ronald Cohen married Sharon Harel

Honor 2003 גן ההעפלה Gan Haapalah, תל אביב,  

Place Note

In 2003, Shmuel Yanai initiated the commemorative project, and served as historical adviser, of Gan Haapalah גן ההעפלה, on London Square כיכר לונדון‎, commemorating the Haapalah העפלה, funded by a donation by Sir Ronald Cohen and his wife Lady Sharon Harel-Cohen, in memory of Sir Ronald's father, Michael Cohen.



Father Cohen, Michael Mourad
Mother Douek, Sonia
  1. Cohen, Andre


  1. Cohen, Michael Mourad
    1. Douek, Sonia
      1. Cohen, Andre
      2. Cohen, Ronald