Birth-date March, 2 1931 Birth-place Privolnoie village, Krasnogvardeisky district, Stavropol region. Education In 1955 he graduated in Law School at Moscow State University. In 1967 Gorbachev went to Stravopol Agricultural Institute and did another graduation in Economy becoming and Economist-Agronomist. Place of work, post President of the International Fund of Socio-Economic and Political studies. (“Gorbachev Fund”). Address: Leningradsky pr., 49, Moscow, 125468. Telephone, Fax: (095) 943-98-28
Important Dates: 1952 - Joined the communist party. 1971 - Was elected to the Central Commitee. 1980 - Became member of Polit - Central Commitee Bureau of the Communist Party. 1985 - Became General Secretary of Communist Party. 1990 - Won the Nobel Peace Prize. 1991 - Resigned from the post of General Secretary of the Communist Party Center.
Great Facts Under His Leaderships: - Gorbachev was knowned as an enemy of corruption and inefficiency. - His Era was marked by two words. · Glasnost (openness) · Perestroika (reform) - His desire to reach the common people lead him to towns and villages carrying his message. - A coup was staged against him, in result Gorbachev lost the political initiative. Gorbachev’s Foundations: · The Green Cross International; · The Gorbachev Foundation / USA; · The International Foudation for Socio-Economic and Political Studies; · The Gorbachev Foundation Humanitarian Aid and Charities; · The Leukemia Charities; · The Gorbachev Foundation Trust Fund;