Zviad Gamsakhurdia

1939 - 1993

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Zviad Konstantines dze Gamsakhurdia (Georgian: ზვიად გამსახურდია, romanized: zviad gamsakhurdia; Russian: Звиа́д Константи́нович Гамсаху́рдия, romanized: Zviad Konstantinovich Gamsakhurdiya; 31 March 1939 – 31 December 1993) was a Georgian politician, dissident, scholar, and writer who became the first democratically elected President of Georgia in the post-Soviet era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zviad Gamsakhurdia has received more than 289,996 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Zviad Gamsakhurdia is the 2,122nd most popular politician (up from 2,208th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Georgia (down from 14th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Georgian Politician.

Zviad Gamsakhurdia is most famous for being the first and only president of Georgia. He was in power from 1991 to 1992, when he was overthrown in a military coup.

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Among politicians, Zviad Gamsakhurdia ranks 2,122 out of 15,710Before him are Gaius Octavius, Porus, Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Attalus II Philadelphus, Charibert I, and Kavad I. After him are Jan Masaryk, Sali Berisha, Seqenenre Tao, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Dom Pérignon, and Emeric Thököly.

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Among people born in 1939, Zviad Gamsakhurdia ranks 34Before him are Ali MacGraw, John Cleese, Tzvetan Todorov, Clay Regazzoni, Aníbal Cavaco Silva, and Ratko Janev. After him are Valeriy Lobanovskyi, Jānis Lūsis, Wes Craven, Ray Manzarek, Romano Prodi, and Barry Seal. Among people deceased in 1993, Zviad Gamsakhurdia ranks 17Before him are Ferruccio Lamborghini, Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona, Albert Sabin, Hans Jonas, Anthony Burgess, and Inge Lehmann. After him are W. Edwards Deming, Bill Bixby, Kōbō Abe, André the Giant, Dizzy Gillespie, and Polykarp Kusch.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Zviad Gamsakhurdia ranks 15 out of 292Before him are Tigran Petrosian (1929), Yakov Dzhugashvili (1907), Aleksei Brusilov (1853), Sergei Parajanov (1924), David IV of Georgia (1073), and Niko Pirosmani (1862). After him are Sayat-Nova (1712), Sergo Ordzhonikidze (1886), Giya Kancheli (1935), Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326), Sergei Witte (1849), and Herbert Backe (1896).

Among POLITICIANS In Georgia

Among politicians born in Georgia, Zviad Gamsakhurdia ranks 7Before him are Joseph Stalin (1879), Darius the Great (-550), Eduard Shevardnadze (1928), Lavrentiy Beria (1899), Tamar of Georgia (1166), and David IV of Georgia (1073). After him are Sergo Ordzhonikidze (1886), Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326), Sergei Witte (1849), Herbert Backe (1896), Rusudan of Georgia (1194), and Nariman Narimanov (1870).