Ya'akov Klivnov (Hebrew: יעקב קליבנוב, born 20 December 1887, died 11 April 1966) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the General Zionists from 1949 until 1955, and again from 1955 until 1957.
|Faction represented in the Knesset|
|Born||20 December 1887|
|Died||11 April 1966(aged 78)|
Born in Khalopenichy, Minsk Governorate in the Russian Empire (in present-day Belarus), Klivnov attended high school in Ukraine before studying law at the University of Petersburg, where he was certified as a lawyer in 1912. He was a member of the Zionist youth group HaTehiya between 1905 and 1910, and between 1907 and 1920 he edited a Russian newspaper. From 1913 until 1917 he served as secretary of the Zionist Federation in Russia, attended Zionist congresses, and was also a member of the Devotees of the Hebrew Language group.
In the first Knesset elections in 1949, he was elected on the General Zionists list. He was re-elected in 1951, but lost his seat in the 1955 elections. However, he re-entered the Knesset on 16 June 1957 as a replacement for the deceased Haim Ariav. He lost his seat in the 1959 elections and died in 1966.
- Knesset Members in the Third Knesset Knesset website
- Ya'akov Klivnov on the Knesset website