100 Notable alumni of
Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University is 422nd in the world, 85th in Asia, and 1st in Georgia by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Tina Kandelaki

    Tina Kandelaki
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalistpresenterrestaurateurmanufacturer
    Biography

    Tina Kandelaki is a Russian journalist, public figure, television presenter and producer and a co-owner of the Apostol company.

  2. Kakha Kaladze

    Kakha Kaladze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurpoliticianassociation football player
    Biography

    Kakhaber "Kakha" Kaladze is a Georgian politician and former footballer. He has served as the Mayor of Tbilisi since November 2017. A versatile player, he was capable of playing both as a centre-back and as a left-back, or even as a wide midfielder. He played for the Georgia national team from 1996 to 2011. He was voted Georgian Footballer of the Year in 2001–2003, 2006 and 2011 and was considered one of Georgia's most important players.

  3. Vakhtang Kikabidze

    Vakhtang Kikabidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Enrolled in Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
    Studied in 1955-1957
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorfilm actorscreenwritercomedian
    Biography

    Vakhtang Konstantine dze Kikabidze, also known as "Buba" (Georgian: ბუბა) is a Georgian (formerly Soviet) singer, actor, screenwriter, producer, composer and politician. He became famous as a lead singer of Orera, a Georgian estrada group that was registered as the first Vocal-Instrumental Ensemble in the Soviet Union in 1958. He performed in a number of films, among them the main role of a helicopter pilot in the iconic Soviet film Mimino.

  4. Zviad Gamsakhurdia

    Zviad Gamsakhurdia
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1939-1993 (aged 54)
    Occupations
    translatorliterary historianphilologistpoliticianliterary critic
    Biography

    Zviad Konstantines dze Gamsakhurdia was a Georgian politician, dissident, scholar, and writer who became the first democratically elected President of Georgia in the post-Soviet era. Gamsakhurdia is the only Georgian President to have died while formally in office.

  5. Bidzina Ivanishvili

    Bidzina Ivanishvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    Georgian Jewsbusinesspersonentrepreneurpoliticianeconomist
    Biography

    Bidzina Ivanishvili is a Georgian politician, billionaire businessman and philanthropist, who was Prime Minister of Georgia from October 2012 to November 2013.

  6. Giorgi Marghvilashvili

    Giorgi Marghvilashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    philosopherpolitician
    Biography

    Giorgi Margvelashvili is a Georgian academic and politician who was the fourth President of Georgia, in office from 17 November 2013 to 16 December 2018.

  7. Eka Zguladze

    Eka Zguladze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ekaterine "Eka" Zguladze is a Georgian and Ukrainian government official. She served as First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine since 17 December 2014 till 11 May 2016. She had served as Georgia's First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs from 2006 to 2012 and Acting Minister of Internal Affairs in 2012.

  8. Tamta

    Tamta
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    singerrecording artist
    Biography

    Tamta Goduadze, known mononymously as Tamta, is a Georgian-Greek singer. She first achieved popularity in Greece in 2004 for her participation in Super Idol Greece, in which she placed second. She went on to release several charting albums and singles in Greece and Cyprus. Became a mentor on X Factor Georgia in 2014, and The X Factor Greece in 2016.

  9. Otar Kushanashvili

    Otar Kushanashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    reporterjournalistcolumnisttelevision presentermusic critic
    Biography

    Otar Shalvovich Kushanashvili is a Georgian and Russian music journalist and broadcaster who describes himself as "anti-publicist". He is known for his provocative and outrageous antics.

  10. Gia Kancheli

    Gia Kancheli
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1935-2019 (aged 84)
    Enrolled in Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
    Studied in 1959
    Occupations
    film score composercomposer
    Biography

    Giya Kancheli was a Georgian composer. He was born in Tbilisi, Georgia but resided in Belgium.

  11. Nino Burjanadze

    Nino Burjanadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    lawyeruniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Nino Burjanadze is a Georgian politician and lawyer who served as Chairperson of the Parliament of Georgia from November 2001 to June 2008. As the first woman she has served as the acting head of state of Georgia twice; the first time from 23 November 2003 to 25 January 2004 in the wake of Eduard Shevardnadze's resignation during the Rose Revolution, and again from 25 November 2007 to 20 January 2008, when Mikheil Saakashvili stepped down to rerun in the early presidential elections. She withdrew into opposition to Saakashvili as the leader of the Democratic Movement-United Georgia party in 2008. In October 2013, she ran in the presidential election, competing against 22 candidates. She ended third with 10 percent of the vote.

  12. Irakli Gharibashvili

    Irakli Gharibashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurbusinesspersonpolitician
    Biography

    Irakli Garibashvili is a Georgian politician, the prime minister of Georgia since 22 February 2021. He previously served as prime minister from 20 November 2013 until his resignation on 30 December 2015, and is a former business executive. Garibashvili entered politics with his long-time associate Bidzina Ivanishvili, in October 2012.

  13. Nodar Dumbadze

    Nodar Dumbadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1928-1984 (aged 56)
    Enrolled in Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
    Studied in 1950
    Occupations
    prosaistpoliticianopinion journalistscreenwriterpoet
    Biography

    Nodar Dumbadze was a popular Georgian writer.

  14. Kakha Bendukidze

    Kakha Bendukidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1956-2014 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    entrepreneureconomistpolitician
    Biography

    Kakha Bendukidze was a Georgian statesman, businessman and philanthropist, regarded as the Man Who Remade Georgia, founder of the Knowledge Foundation and head of the supervisory board of Agricultural and Free Universities.

  15. Giorgi Gakharia

    Giorgi Gakharia
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Giorgi Zauris dze Gakharia is a Georgian politician who served as the 14th Prime Minister of Georgia from 8 September 2019 until his resignation on 18 February 2021.

  16. Giorgi Kvirikashvili

    Giorgi Kvirikashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    economistphysicianpolitician
    Biography

    Giorgi Kvirikashvili is a Georgian politician who was Prime Minister of Georgia from 30 December 2015 to 13 June 2018. Prior to that he was Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development from 25 October 2012 until 1 September 2015, Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1 September 2015 until 30 December 2015, and Deputy Prime Minister from 26 July 2013 until 30 December 2015. Kvirikashvili has led initiatives to advance Euro-Atlantic and European integration and highlight Georgia as an attractive location for foreign investment.

  17. Aslan Abashidze

    Aslan Abashidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Aslan Abashidze is the former leader of the Ajarian Autonomous Republic in western Georgia. He served in this capacity from 18 August 1991 to May 5, 2004. He resigned under the pressure of the central Georgian government and mass opposition rallies during the 2004 Adjara crisis, and has since lived in Moscow, Russia. On January 22, 2007, the Batumi city court found him guilty of misuse of office and embezzlement of GEL 98.2 million in state funds, and sentenced him to 15 years' imprisonment in absentia. He also faces a charge of murder of his former deputy, Nodar Imnadze, in 1991.

  18. Mamuka Bakhtadze

    Mamuka Bakhtadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mamuka Bakhtadze is a Georgian politician who served as the country's Prime Minister from 20 June 2018 until 2 September 2019. Bakhtadze announced his official statement about resignation via Facebook post. He had previously served as Minister of Finance (2017–2018) and, prior to that, executive director of the Georgian Railway company (2013–2017).

  19. Vladislav Ardzinba

    Vladislav Ardzinba
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1945-2010 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    linguistHittitologisthistorianpolitician
    Biography

    Vladislav Ardzinba was the first de facto President of Abkhazia. A historian by education, Ardzinba led Abkhazia to de facto independence in the 1992–1993 War with Georgia, but its de jure independence from Georgia remained internationally unrecognised during Ardzinba's two terms as President from 1994 to 2005.

  20. Khatia Dekanoidze

    Khatia Dekanoidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Khatia Dekanoidze is a Georgian government official who served as Georgia's Minister of Education and Science from 4 July 2012 to 25 October 2012. From 4 November 2015 until 16 November 2016 Dekanoidze served as Chief of Ukrainian National Police.

  21. Zurab Zhvania

    Zurab Zhvania
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1963-2005 (aged 42)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Zurab Zhvania was a Georgian politician, who served as Prime Minister of Georgia and Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia.

  22. Giorgi Leonidze

    Giorgi Leonidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1899-1966 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    linguistpoetpublic figurewriter
    Biography

    Giorgi Leonidze was a Georgian poet, prose writer, and literary scholar.

  23. Yekaterina Mtsituridze

    Yekaterina Mtsituridze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    film producertelevision presenterjournalistfilm critic
    Biography

    Yekaterina Akakievna Mtsituridze is a Russian television presenter, film critic and film expert of Georgian origin.

  24. Ramaz Shengelia

    Ramaz Shengelia
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1957-2012 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Ramaz Shengelia was a Georgian and Soviet football player.

  25. Guram Dochanashvili

    Guram Dochanashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1939-2021 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    writerarchaeologist
    Biography

    Guram Dochanashvili was a Georgian prose writer and historian by profession, who was popular for his short stories since the 1960s.

  26. Levan Tediashvili

    Levan Tediashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    amateur wrestlerpolitician
    Biography

    Levan Tediashvili is a former Soviet (Georgian) wrestler and Olympic champion in Freestyle wrestling in 1972 and 1976. He remained undefeated between 1971 and 1976. Besides freestyle wrestling, he was also a Soviet and world champion in sambo.

  27. Irakli Kobakhidze

    Irakli Kobakhidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Irakli Kobakhidze is a Georgian politician, serving as Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia from 2016 to 2019 and serving as Member of Parliament since 2016.

  28. Irakli Okruashvili

    Irakli Okruashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Irakli Okruashvili is a Georgian politician who had served on various important posts in the Government of Georgia under President Mikheil Saakashvili, including being the Minister of Defense from December 2004 until being dismissed in November 2006.

  29. Guram Adzhoyev

    Guram Adzhoyev
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Guram Zakharovich Adzhoyev is a retired Soviet professional footballer of Kurdish ethnicity. Adzhoyev is Yazidi. He is the president of FC Arsenal Tula.

  30. Stepan Pachikov

    Stepan Pachikov
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurcomputer scientist
    Biography

    Stepan Alexandrovich Pachikov is the co-founder of ParaGraph Intl., Parascript, Evernote Corp. among other software companies which contributed heavily to the development of Handwriting recognition and VRML technologies.

  31. Nika Gvaramia

    Nika Gvaramia
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    mind gamerlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Nikoloz "Nika" Gvaramia is a Georgian lawyer, politician and businessman who had held posts of Minister of Justice and Minister of Education and Science. He was Director General of Rustavi 2 and is now Director General of Mtavari Arkhi.

  32. Davit Kezerashvili

    Davit Kezerashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Davit Kezerashvili is an investor, entrepreneur and statesman, who was the Minister of Defense of Georgia.

  33. David Zhvania

    David Zhvania
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Davyd Vazhaevich Zhvania is a Ukrainian politician and the former emergency situations minister. People's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine IV-VII convocations, head of the Committee on State Building and Local Self-Government (2012—2014).

  34. Alexander Kvitashvili

    Alexander Kvitashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Alexander "Sandro" Kvitashvili is a Georgian and Ukrainian health manager and government official. He is a former Minister of Healthcare of Ukraine appointed on 2 December 2014 and was granted Ukrainian citizenship the same day. On 14 April 2016 he was relieved from his post. Kvitashvili was Minister of Health of Georgia from 2008 to 2010 and rector of Tbilisi State University (TSU) from 2010 to 2013.

  35. David Bakradze

    David Bakradze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Davit Bakradze is a Georgian politician and diplomat who served as the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia from 7 June 2008 to 21 October 2012.

  36. Ana Bagration-Gruzinsky

    Ana Bagration-Gruzinsky
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    royalty
    Biography

    Princess Ana Nugzaris asuli Bagration-Gruzinsky is a royal princess of the Gruzinsky branch of the Bagrationi dynasty of Georgia.

  37. Giga Bokeria

    Giga Bokeria
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Giorgi Bokeria (Georgian: გიორგი (გიგა) ბოკერია, born 20 April 1972 in Tbilisi) is a Georgian politician and was the secretary of the National Security Council of Georgia from November 2010 to November 2013. He is currently chairman of the Movement for Liberty - European Georgia.

  38. Irakli Alasania

    Irakli Alasania
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Irakli Alasania is a Georgian politician, soldier and former diplomat who served as the Minister of Defense of Georgia from 2012 to 2014. He was Georgia's Ambassador to the United Nations from September 11, 2006, until December 4, 2008. His previous assignments include Chairman of the Government of Abkhazia(-in-exile) and the President of Georgia's aide in the Georgian-Abkhaz talks. Soon after his resignation, Alasania withdrew into opposition to the Mikheil Saakashvili administration, setting up the Our Georgia – Free Democrats party in July 2009. In 2012 Alasania was appointed Minister of Defense, a position he held until 2014.

  39. Grigol Peradze

    Grigol Peradze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1899-1942 (aged 43)
    Occupations
    theologianhistorian
    Biography

    Saint Grigol Peradze was a prominent Georgian ecclesiastic figure, philologist, theologian, historian, and professor of patristics in the interwar period.

  40. Aka Morchiladze

    Aka Morchiladze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    writerauthorhistorian
    Biography

    Aka Morchiladze is the pen name of Giorgi Akhvlediani (გიორგი ახვლედიანი) (born 10 November 1966), a Georgian writer and literary historian who authored some of the best-selling prose of post-Soviet Georgian literary fiction. Morchiladze's work shows reorientation of the early 21st-century Georgian literature towards the Western influences.

  41. Tea Tsulukiani

    Tea Tsulukiani
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
    Studied in 1992-1997
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Thea Tsulukiani is a former Minister of Justice of Georgia from October 2012 to October 2020. Prior to her appointment, she ran as a candidate for the Free Democrats (Georgia), and was elected as Member of Parliament for Nazaladevi, a single- mandate constituency of the capital, with 72% of the vote. She resigned on 29 September 2020, effective 1 October. Since December, 2020 she is a member of Parliament of Georgia.

  42. Lado Gurgenidze

    Lado Gurgenidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Vladimer "Lado" Gurgenidze is a Georgian career banker, business executive, and the former politician, who was the sixth Prime Minister of Georgia, from 22 November 2007 to 1 November 2008.

  43. Nika Gilauri

    Nika Gilauri
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nikoloz "Nika" Gilauri is a Georgian politician who was 8th Prime Minister of Georgia from 6 February 2009 to 30 June 2012. He had served as Minister for Energy (2004–2007) and Minister for Finance (2007–2009) and First Vice Prime Minister in the Cabinet of Georgia (2008–2009).

  44. Giuli Alasania

    Giuli Alasania
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    university teacherhistorian
    Biography

    Giuli Givievna Alasania is a Georgian historian and public figure. Her publications include 130 papers and 10 monographs. She is the mother of the third president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili.

  45. David Usupashvili

    David Usupashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    David Usupashvili is a Georgian lawyer and politician who was the chairman of the Parliament of Georgia from 2012 to 2016. He served as the chairman of the Republican Party of Georgia from June 27, 2005 to November 3, 2013. Nowadays, he is a chairman of the Political Council of Lelo for Georgia.

  46. Archil Talakvadze

    Archil Talakvadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Archil Talakvadze is a Georgian politician, who is Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia since 25 June 2019. He was the leader of the Georgian Dream parliamentary majority from 2016 to 2019.

  47. Zaza Gogava

    Zaza Gogava
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Zaza Gogava is a Georgian Major General. He served as a Chief of Joint Staff of the Armed Forces of Georgia from November 2006 to November 2008 and the chief of Border Police from November 2008 to July 2012.

  48. Nana Jorjadze

    Nana Jorjadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    film actordirectorfilm directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Nana Jorjadze is an Academy Award nominated film director, scriptwriter and actress.

  49. Giorgi Vashadze

    Giorgi Vashadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Giorgi Vashadze is a Harvard Business School Executive Education alumnus, Georgian politician and international policy expert who served as a member of the Parliament of Georgia from 2012 to 2016. He is a founder and international key expert of Innovation and Development Foundation (IDF), international think-tank that is committed to design public policy solutions and reform packages. In May 2016, Giorgi Vashadze founded a political party ‘Political Platform - New Georgia Archived 2020-08-10 at the Wayback Machine’. He is also a founder of Computer Literacy Foundation that was established in 2012 and Georgia Reforms and Partnership Enterprise (GRAPE). Giorgi Vashadze previously served as a Deputy-Minister at the Ministry of Justice between 2010 and 2012, and a Chairman of Civil Registry Agency from 2006 to 2010.

  50. Lana Gogoberidze

    Lana Gogoberidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1928-.. (age 94)
    Enrolled in Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
    Studied in 1950
    Occupations
    translatordiplomatfilm directorpoliticianscreenwriter
    Biography

    Lana Gogoberidze is a Georgian film director and politician.

  51. Grigol Abashidze

    Grigol Abashidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1914-1994 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    translatorscience fiction writerwriterprosaistpoet
    Biography

    Grigol Abashidze, or Grigory for short, was a Georgian poet known for works featuring Communist influences.

  52. Shalva Natelashvili

    Shalva Natelashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Shalva Natelashvili is a Georgian politician, a founder of the Georgian Labour Party and its chair since 1995. He is a president of the International Geopolitical Center.

  53. Giorgi Ugulava

    Giorgi Ugulava
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Giorgi "Gigi" Ugulava is a Georgian politician and the former Mayor of Tbilisi (2005–2013). He was one of the former leaders of the United National Movement (UNM) party and former close ally of the former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili. On 10 February 2020, he was sentenced to 3 years in prison. However, on May 15, President Salome Zourabichvili pardoned Ugulava.

  54. David Turashvili

    David Turashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    translatorwriteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    David "Dato" Turashvili is a Georgian fiction writer.

  55. Tina Khidasheli

    Tina Khidasheli
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Tinatin "Tina" Khidasheli is a Georgian jurist and politician. A Republican Party member and former civil society activist, she was appointed as Georgia's Minister of Defense on 1 May 2015, becoming the country's first ever female defense minister. She resigned on 1 August 2016, after her party decided to leave the ruling Georgian Dream coalition.

  56. Bachana Akhalaia

    Bachana Akhalaia
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Bachana "Bacho" Akhalaia is a Georgian politician who was Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia from July 4, 2012, to September 20, 2012. He had previously served as Head of Penitentiary Department of Ministry of Justice of Georgia (2005–2008) and Minister of Defense (August 27, 2009 – July 4, 2012).

  57. Vakhtang Balavadze

    Vakhtang Balavadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1927-2018 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    amateur wrestler
    Biography

    Vakhtang Balavadze was a Georgian welterweight freestyle wrestler. He competed at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics and won a bronze medal in 1956. He won the world title in 1954 and 1957, and was a runner-up in 1959. Domestically Balavadze won the Soviet title in 1952–55 and 1957, placing second in 1956 and 1959. He retired from competition following the 1960 Olympics to become a wrestling coach and referee. Balavadze died on July 25, 2018 at the age of 90.

  58. Nino Abesadze

    Nino Abesadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    writerpoliticianjournalist
    Biography

    Nino Abesadze is an Israeli politician and journalist who served as a member of the Knesset for Kadima between 2009 and 2013.

  59. Nana Ekvtimishvili

    Nana Ekvtimishvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    film directorwriter
    Biography

    Nana Ekvtimishvili is a Georgian writer and director.

  60. Grigol Mgaloblishvili

    Grigol Mgaloblishvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Grigol Mgaloblishvili is a Georgian politician and diplomat who has been Georgia's Permanent Representative to NATO since 26 June 2009. He briefly served as the Prime Minister of Georgia from 1 November 2008 to 6 February 2009.

  61. Maia Panjikidze

    Maia Panjikidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Maia Panjikidze is a Georgian diplomat and politician. Formerly a teacher of German, she joined the Georgian diplomatic service in 1994 and was appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Bidzina Ivanishvili on October 25, 2012. She resigned November 5, 2014 in protest of Irakli Alasania being relieved of his position as Minister of Defense.

  62. Eka Tkeshelashvili

    Eka Tkeshelashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Ekaterine "Eka" Tkeshelashvili is a Georgian jurist and politician, formerly serving as Minister of Justice, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Secretary of the National Security Council, and Deputy Prime Minister and State Minister for Reintegration of Georgia under President Mikheil Saakashvili.

  63. Anna Dolidze

    Anna Dolidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Anna Dolidze is a Georgian attorney, professor of international law at the University of Western Ontario and government official. A speaker and writer on international law and human rights in Caucasus and Central Eurasia, she was appointed as the chief legal adviser to the President of Georgia on 27 June 2016. On 8 January 2018 the President of Georgia appointed Dolidze to the High Council of Justice, the body that oversees the judiciary.

  64. Giorgi Kekelidze

    Giorgi Kekelidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    writerprosaistessayistpoetlibrarian
    Biography

    Giorgi Kekelidze is a Georgian poet, essayist and the founder of the first Georgian digital library, lib.ge.

  65. Nino Maisuradze

    Nino Maisuradze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    chess player
    Biography

    Nino Maisuradze is a Georgian and French chess player. She was awarded the title of Woman Grandmaster by FIDE in 2009. Maisuradze is a two-time French women's champion.

  66. Arnold Chikobava

    Arnold Chikobava
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1898-1985 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    philologistlinguistpublic figure
    Biography

    Arnold Chikobava was a Soviet Georgian linguist and philologist best known for his contributions to Caucasian studies and for being one of the most active critics of Nicholas Marr's controversial monogenetic "Japhetic" theory of language.

  67. Zurab Adeishvili

    Zurab Adeishvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Enrolled in Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
    Studied in 1994
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Zurab Adeishvili is a Georgian lawyer and politician, serving as the Minister of Justice of Georgia from November 2008 to October 2012.

  68. Ana Matnadze

    Ana Matnadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    chess player
    Biography

    Ana Matnadze is a Georgian-Spanish chess player. FIDE awarded her the titles Woman Grandmaster (WGM), in 2002, and International Master (IM), in 2006. Matnadze was European and world girls champion in her age category.

  69. Bela Khotenashvili

    Bela Khotenashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    chess player
    Biography

    Bela Khotenashvili is a Georgian chess grandmaster. She competed in the Women's World Chess Championship in 2012, 2015 and 2017.

  70. Jansugh Charkviani

    Jansugh Charkviani
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1931-2017 (aged 86)
    Enrolled in Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
    Studied in 1953
    Occupations
    politicianpoet
    Biography

    Jansug Charkviani was a Georgian poet. He was a member of the Parliament of Georgia from 1992 to 2004.

  71. Miho Mosulishvili

    Miho Mosulishvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwritertranslatorgeologistbiographer
    Biography

    Mikheil "Miho" Mosulishvili is a Georgian writer and playwright.

  72. Tamaz Chiladze

    Tamaz Chiladze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1931-2018 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    writerpoetplaywright
    Biography

    Tamaz Chiladze was a Georgian writer, dramatist and poet. He was the elder brother of Georgian writer Otar Chiladze.

  73. Levan Gachechiladze

    Levan Gachechiladze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politicianentrepreneur
    Biography

    Levan Gachechiladze is a Georgian politician and businessman who ran as the main opposition candidate in the 5 January 2008 Georgian presidential election.

  74. David Zakaliani

    David Zakaliani
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
    In 1992 studied international law
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    David Zalkaliani is a Georgian career diplomat serving as the Ambassador of Georgia to the United States. From June 21, 2018 to April 4, 2022 he served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia. From January 21, 2021 to April 4, 2022 he was also Deputy Prime Minister of Georgia.

  75. David Lordkipanidze

    David Lordkipanidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    archaeologistprehistoriananthropologistpaleoanthropologist
    Biography

    David Otaris dze Lordkipanidze is a Georgian anthropologist and archaeologist, Professor (2004), Dr.Sc. (2002), Corresponding Member of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences (2009), since 2004 General Director of the Georgian National Museum (GNM). He is a son of the archaeologist Otar Lordkipanidze.

  76. Joseph Jordania

    Joseph Jordania
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    musicologist
    Biography

    Joseph Jordania is an Australian–Georgian ethnomusicologist and evolutionary musicologist and professor. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne and the Head of the Foreign Department of the International Research Centre for Traditional Polyphony at Tbilisi State Conservatory. Jordania is known for his model of the origins of human choral singing in the wide context of human evolution and was one of founders of the International Research Centre for Traditional Polyphony in Georgia.

  77. Davit Narmania

    Davit Narmania
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Davit Narmania is a Georgian politician and the former Mayor of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, from 2014 to 2017. An economist with academic background, he was Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia from 2012 to 2014. He won the mayoral race in Tbilisi as the ruling Georgian Dream coalition candidate in July 2014.

  78. Irma Inashvili

    Irma Inashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Irma Inashvili is a Georgian politician and journalist. She has been a member of the Parliament of Georgia since November 2016, representing the Alliance of Patriots of Georgia. She is the current deputy chairperson of the Parliament of Georgia. She has also been the general secretary of the Alliance of Patriots of Georgia since 2014.

  79. Karen Ter-Martirosian

    Karen Ter-Martirosian
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1922-2005 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    theoretical physicistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Karen Avetovich Ter-Martirosyan was a Soviet and Russian theoretical physicist of Armenian descent. He is known for his contributions to quantum mechanics and quantum field theory and the author of several hundred articles in his area.

  80. Naira Gelashvili

    Naira Gelashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    linguistwriter
    Biography

    Naira Gelashvili is a Georgian fiction writer, philologist, Germanist, and civil society activist.

  81. Levan Izoria

    Levan Izoria
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Levan Izoria is a Georgian politician, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to the Federal Republic of Germany.

  82. Lasha Bugadze

    Lasha Bugadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    playwrightwriter
    Biography

    Lasha Bugadze is a Georgian novelist and playwright. Among his noteworthy plays are Shocked Tatyana, which satirizes war heroism, and Soldier, Love, Bodyguard and... the President.

  83. Simon Janashia

    Simon Janashia
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1900-1947 (aged 47)
    Occupations
    university teacherhistorian
    Biography

    Simon Janashia was a Georgian historian and public figure. He was a professor of history and one of the founding members of the Georgian Academy of Sciences.

  84. Badri Bitsadze

    Badri Bitsadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Badri Bitsadze is the former Chief of the Border Police of Georgia. He holds the rank of Lieutenant General, and previously held the posts of Chief Military Prosecutor, Deputy General Prosecutor, and Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs. He is married to the former Chairwoman of the Parliament of Georgia and twofold former interim President of Georgia, Nino Burjanadze.

  85. Besik Kharanauli

    Besik Kharanauli
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    writerpoet
    Biography

    Besik Kharanauli is a Georgian poet and writer.

  86. Kakha Kuchava

    Kakha Kuchava
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kakhaber Kuchava is a Georgian politician. Member of Parliament of Georgia since 2016. Speaker of Parliament of Georgia from 27 April 2021 to 24 December 2021.

  87. Mikheil Janelidze

    Mikheil Janelidze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mikheil Janelidze is a chairman of Center for European Governance & Economy and a former Georgian government official who served as Vice Prime Minister (2017–2018), Minister of Foreign Affairs (2015–2018), First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (2015) and Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia (2011-2015).

  88. Dimitri Kumsishvili

    Dimitri Kumsishvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Dimitri Kumsishvili is a Georgian politician who has served as the country's First Deputy Prime Minister from 27 November 2016 to 13 June 2018 and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development from 13 November 2017 to 13 June 2018.

  89. Tamar Beruchashvili

    Tamar Beruchashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Tamar Beruchashvili is a Georgian diplomat and politician who has been the Georgian Ambassador to the United Kingdom since March 2016, and previously was the Minister of Foreign Affairs, a position she held from November 11, 2014 until September 1, 2015. She had previously served as Minister of Trade and Foreign Economic Relations from 1998 until 2000 and Minister of Euro-Atlantic Integration in 2004. She also worked as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2000 to 2003 and again from 2013 until her appointment as minister in 2014. Beruchashvili also worked as a professor at Tbilisi State University from 2000 until 2010. She was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs on November 11, 2014, and held that post until September 1, 2015 when she was replaced by Giorgi Kvirikashvili. Beruchashvili was later appointed the new Georgian Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 2016 to 2020.

  90. Avlipi Zurabashvili

    Avlipi Zurabashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1902-1994 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    neuromorphologistpsychiatrist
    Biography

    Avlipi Zurabashvili was a prominent Georgian psychiatrist and neuromorphologist. Doctor of Medicine (1937), professor (1942), member of the Georgian Academy of Sciences (1955), members of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences (1960). Is one of the pioneer researchers in Georgia into the ontogeny of the human CNS.

  91. Natela Turnava

    Natela Turnava
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Natela Turnava is a Georgian politician. She was minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia from 18 April 2019 to 9 February 2022

  92. Tornike Rizhvadze

    Tornike Rizhvadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Tornike Rizhvadze is a Georgian politician and a former business executive. On 21 July 2018, he was elected and serves as Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara. Rizhvadze was nominated by the ruling Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia party and as the youngest Chairman in the history of Ajara Autonomous Republic his nomination was approved by 21-member legislature of Ajara. He had previously served as a deputy Minister of Energy of Georgia (2017) and, afterwards as a director of a state-owned JSC "Georgian Energy Development Fund".

  93. Nanuka Zhorzholiani

    Nanuka Zhorzholiani
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Nanuka Zhorzholiani (born 26 June 1979) is a Georgian television host and journalist.

  94. Zurab Pataradze

    Zurab Pataradze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    civil servantdiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Zurab Pataradze is a Georgian diplomat and government official who was Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara between 15 July 2016 and 21 July 2018.

  95. Samson Shatashvili

    Samson Shatashvili
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    university teacherphysicisttheoretical physicistmathematician
    Biography

    Samson Lulievich Shatashvili is a theoretical and mathematical physicist who has been working at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, since 2002. He holds the Trinity College Dublin Chair of Natural Philosophy and is the director of the Hamilton Mathematics Institute. He is also affiliated with the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHÉS), where he held the Louis Michel Chair from 2003 to 2013 and the Israel Gelfand Chair from 2014 to 2019. Prior to moving to Trinity College, he was a professor of physics at Yale University from 1994.

  96. Zurab Tchiaberashvili

    Zurab Tchiaberashvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Zurab Tchiaberashvili is a Georgian politician and diplomat. He currently is a leading figure in the opposition European Georgia, after most recently serving as a governor of the Kakheti region.

  97. Tedo Japaridze

    Tedo Japaridze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Tedo Japaridze is a Georgian politician and diplomat.

  98. Ivane Chkhartishvili

    Ivane Chkhartishvili
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ivane Chkhartishvili (Georgian: ვანო ჩხარტიშვილი) is a Georgian and is the 48th richest businessman in the region with an estimated wealth of around $100million. He is a former Minister of the Economy and Member of Parliament in Georgia.

  99. Giorgi Tsereteli

    Giorgi Tsereteli
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1904-1973 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    historian
    Biography

    Giorgi V. Tsereteli FRAS (alternately transliterated as Cereteli) (გიორგი წერეთელი in Georgian, 8 October 1904 – 9 September 1973) was a Georgian scientist and public benefactor, founder of the well-known Georgian scientific school of Oriental Studies. He founded both the Faculty of Oriental Studies of the Tbilisi State University (TSU) the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences (GNAS), the latter of which he was the first Director. He was also an Academician of GNAS, a Meritorious Scientific Worker of Georgia, a Doctor of Philological Sciences and a Professor.

  100. Vladimer Papava

    Vladimer Papava
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Vladimer Papava is a professor of economics at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, an Academician at the Georgian National Academy of Sciences (2013), the former Rector of the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (August 16, 2013 – April 20, 2016), and the former Minister of Economy of Georgia (June, 1994 – May, 2000).