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Givi Gumbaridze (Georgian: გივი გუმბარიძე; born 22 March 1945) is a former Soviet and Georgian politician. He served as First Secretary of the Georgian Communist Party from 14 April 1989 to 7 December 1990. Prior to that he had served as the head of the Georgian KGB.[1]

Givi Gumbaridze
გივი გუმბარიძე
First Secretary of the Georgian Communist Party
In office
14 April 1989 – 7 December 1990
Preceded byJumber Patiashvili
Succeeded byAvtandil Margiani
Personal details
Born (1945-03-22) 22 March 1945 (age 74)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalitySoviet (1945–1991) and Georgian (since 1991)
Political partyCommunist Party of the Soviet Union

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Jones 2013, p. 35

ReferencesEdit

  • Jones, Stephen (2013), Georgia: A Political History Since Independence, London: I.B. Taurus, ISBN 978-1-78453-085-3
Party political offices
Preceded by
Jumber Patiashvili
First Secretary of the Georgian Communist Party
1989–1990
Succeeded by
Avtandil Margiani