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Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail GorbachevAKA Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev

Born: 2-Mar-1931
Birthplace: Privolnoye, Stavropol, USSR

Gender: Male
Religion: Russian Orthodox [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State, Politician

Nationality: Russia
Executive summary: Final leader of the Soviet Union

[1] Luke Harding, The Guardian, 20 March 2008.

Wife: Raisa Gorbachev (m. 25-Sep-1953, d. 20-Sep-1999, one child)
Daughter: Irina Virganskaya

    High School: (1950)
    Law School: Moscow State University (1955)
    University: Agricultural Economics, Stavropol Agricultural Institute (1967)

    USSR General Secretary 11-Mar-1985 to 25-Dec-1991
    Academy of Achievement (2000)
    Club of Rome
    Club of Madrid
    Gorbachev Foundation
    Green Cross International Founder (1993)
    Endorsement of LVMH 2007
    Endorsement of Pizza Hut 1997
    Audience with the Pope 1990
    House Arrest Crimea (19-Aug-1991 to 21-Aug-1991)
    Time Person of the Year 1987
    Time Person of the Year 1989
    Nobel Peace Prize 1990
    Funeral: Ronald Reagan (2004)
    Risk Factors: Diabetes

    Meeting Gorbachev (1-Sep-2018) · Himself
    Putin's Witnesses (30-Jun-2018) · Himself
    Zero Days (11-Feb-2016) · Himself
    Countdown to Zero (25-Jan-2010) · Himself
    The 11th Hour (19-May-2007) · Himself
    Faraway, So Close! (18-May-1993) · Himself

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Author of books:
Reykjavik: Results and Lessons (1987, international affairs)
Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World (1987, international affairs)
The August Coup: The Truth and the Lessons (1991, history)
Memoirs (1996, memoir)

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