TITLE

Mikhail Gorbachev

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Modern Age, 1900-2000: A Biographical Dictionary of Western Cult;2006, p330
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for Russian politician Mikhail Gorbachev is presented. Born Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev on March 2, 1931 in Privolnoye, Russia, he graduated from Moscow State University in 1955 and became General Secretary of the Communist Party in 1985. Although he was criticized for doing nothing to stop the destruction of the Berlin Wall or to block German unification, Gorbachev received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990.
ACCESSION #
45449014

 

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