Famous Georgian Leaders

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Joseph Stalin
(Soviet Political Leader & Dictator Who Led the Soviet Union from 1922 Until His Death in 1953)
Joseph Stalin
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Birthdate: December 18, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gori, Georgia
Died: March 5, 1953

Controversial Russian dictator, Joseph Stalin, ruled the Soviet Union for around 25 years from 1929 to 1953 and is credited for making it a prominent industrial and military power of the world. During the Second World War, his army defeated the Nazis too. However, his regime was also one of terror and brutality where numerous Soviet citizens lost their lives.

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Lavrentiy Beria
(1st Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers)
Lavrentiy Beria
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Birthdate: March 29, 1899
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Merkheuli, Russia
Died: December 23, 1953
Lavrentiy Beria was a Soviet politician and a Bolshevik. He became a premier under Stalin and played a major role during World War II. He later served as the minister of internal affairs and the first deputy chairman of the council of ministers, and oversaw his country’s atomic bomb project. 
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Eduard Shevardnadze
(Former President of Georgia)
Eduard Shevardnadze
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Birthdate: January 25, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mamati, Georgia
Died: July 7, 2014
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 4 
Mikheil Saakashvili
3
Birthdate: December 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tbilisi
 5 
Kakha Kaladze
(Politician, Footballer)
Kakha Kaladze
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Birthdate: February 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Samtredia
 6 
Johnny Isakson
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Birthdate: December 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
 7 
Stand Watie
(General)
Stand Watie
3
Birthdate: December 12, 1806
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Calhoun, Georgia
Died: September 9, 1871
 8 
Sam Nunn
(Politician)
Sam Nunn
4
Birthdate: September 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
 9 
Salome Zourabichvili
2
Birthdate: March 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
 10 
Zviad Gamsakhurdia
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Birthdate: March 31, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tbilisi
Died: December 31, 1993
 11 
Sergo Ordzhonikidze
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Birthdate: October 24, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Goresha, Russia
Died: February 18, 1937
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Ilia Chavchavadze
(Journalist)
Ilia Chavchavadze
2
Birthdate: November 8, 1837
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kvareli, Georgia
Died: September 12, 1907
 13 
Nino Burjanadze
(Politician)
Nino Burjanadze
2
Birthdate: July 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kutaisi, Georgia
 14 
Vakhtang Kikabidze
1
Birthdate: July 19, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
 15 
Eduard Kokoity
(Former President of South Ossetia)
Eduard Kokoity
1
Birthdate: October 31, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tskhinvali
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Nikolay Chkheidze
(Politician)
Nikolay Chkheidze
1
Birthdate: March 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Puti, Kutais Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: June 13, 1926
 17 
Sergei Bagapsh
(Politician)
Sergei Bagapsh
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Birthdate: March 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sokhumi
Died: May 29, 2011
Alexander Chavchavadze
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Birthdate: 1786 AD
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: November 6, 1846
 19 
Zurab Zhvania
(Politician)
Zurab Zhvania
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Birthdate: December 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: February 3, 2005
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Teimuraz I of Kakheti
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Birthdate: 1589 AD
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: 1661 AD
 21 
Eka Zguladze
(Politician)
Eka Zguladze
1
Birthdate: June 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
 22 
Vakhtang VI of Kartli
1
Birthdate: September 15, 1675
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: March 26, 1737
 23 
Grigol Orbeliani
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Birthdate: October 2, 1804
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: March 21, 1883
 24 
Vladislav Ardzinba
(1st President of Abkhazia)
Vladislav Ardzinba
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Birthdate: May 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Eshera, Abkhazia
Died: March 4, 2010

Born to a history teacher father, historian Vladislav Ardzinba had specialized in Middle Eastern studies and Hittitology in his academic career. He later served as the president of Abkhazia. He died after a prolonged illness, at the age of 64, though the cause of his death was not revealed.

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Itzhak Ilan
(Deputy Director of the 'Israel Security Agency' (2010 – 2011))
Itzhak Ilan
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Birthdate: July 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Surami, Georgia
Died: October 16, 2020

Itzhak Ilan was a military officer best remembered for his service in the Israel Security Agency from 1982 to 2012. From 2010 to 2011, he also served as the Deputy Director of the agency. Ilan is also remembered for his service in the Israel Defense Forces where he was a Commander of the Israeli Air Force's Anti-aircraft Artillery Battery Division. 

 26 
Irma Inashvili
(Politician)
Irma Inashvili
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Birthdate: July 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
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Thea Tsulukiani
(Politician)
Thea Tsulukiani
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Birthdate: January 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
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Bagrat Shinkuba
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Birthdate: May 12, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Abkhazia, Georgia
Died: February 25, 2004