Ion Lazarevich Degen was born on June 4, 1925, in Mohyliv-Podilskyi and died on April 28, 2017, Givataim.
He was a Soviet and Israeli writer, doctor and medical scientist in the field of orthopedics and traumatology.
In World War II Ion served in the armoured troops of the Red Army.
Degen obtained Doctor of Medicine degree in 1973.
Ion Degen passed away at 91 years old.