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Eduard Shevardnadze (Georgie: ედუარდ შევარდნაძე, Georgie pronunciation: [ɛduard ʃɛvardnad͡zɛ]; Roushie: Эдуа́рд Амвро́сиевич Шевардна́дзе, tr. Eduard Amvrosiyevich Shevardnadze; 25 Januar 1928 – 7 Julie 2014) wis a Georgie politeecian an diplomat.

Eduard Shevardnadze
ედუარდ შევარდნაძე
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2nt Preses o Georgie
In office
26 November 1995 – 23 November 2003
Precedit biPoseetion restored;
himsel as the Heid o State o Georgie
Succeedit biNino Burjanadze (actin)
Chairman o Pairlament
In office
6 November 1992 – 26 November 1995
(Chairman o the Pairlament frae 4 November 1992)
Precedit biPoseetion established;
himsel as the Chairman o the State Cooncil o Georgie
Succeedit biPoseetion abolished;
Zurab Zhvania as the Chairman o the Pairlament o Georgie
Chairman o the State Cooncil o Georgie
In office
10 Mairch 1992 – 4 November 1992
Precedit biPoseetion established; Militar Cooncil as the interim heid o state
Succeedit biPoseetion abolished; himsel as the Chairman o the Pairlament of Georgie
Meenister o Foreign Affairs o the Soviet Union
In office
19 November 1991 – 26 December 1991
PremierIvan Silayev
Precedit biBoris Pankin
Succeedit biPoseetion abolished
Meenister o Foreign Affairs o the Soviet Union
In office
2 Julie 1985 – 20 December 1990
PremierNikolai Tikhonov
Nikolai Ryzhkov
Precedit biAndrei Gromyko
Succeedit biAleksandr Bessmertnykh
First Secretar o the Georgie Communist Pairty
In office
29 September 1972 – 6 Julie 1985
Precedit biVasil Mzhavanadze
Succeedit biJumber Patiashvili
Full member o the 26t, 27t Politburo
In office
1 Julie 1985 – 14 Julie 1990
Personal details
Born25 Januar 1928(1928-01-25)
Mamati, Guria, Georgie SSR, Soviet Union
Dee'd7 Julie 2014(2014-07-07) (aged 86)
Tblisi, Georgie
NaitionalitySoviet (1928–1991) an Georgie (1991–2014)
Poleetical pairtyCommunist Pairty o the Soviet Union
(1948-1991)
Independent
(1991-1995)
Union o Ceetizens o Georgie
(1995-2003)
Spoose(s)Nanuli Shevardnadze
Bairns2
ReligionGeorgie Orthodox Kirk
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Militar service
Service/branchMVD
Years o service1964–1972
RankRAF A F6MajGen since 2010par.svg
Major General
CommandsMeenistry o Public Order o the Georgie SSR (1965-1968)
Meenistry o Internal Affairs o the Georgie SSR (1968-1972)