Zurab Zhvania, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Zurab Zhvania

Prime Minister of Georgia

Date of Birth: 09-Dec-1963

Place of Birth: Tbilisi, Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, Georgia

Date of Death: 03-Feb-2005

Profession: politician

Nationality: Georgia

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Zurab Zhvania

  • Zurab Zhvania (Georgian: ????? ??????; 9 December 1963 – 3 February 2005) was a Georgian politician, who served as Prime Minister of Georgia and Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia.
  • Zhvania began his political career at young age, making his first political steps as a member of Green Party, in the beginning of 90s.
  • In 1992 Zhvania was elected chairman of Eastern European Green's and was first Eastern European to serve at the post.
  • In 1993 Zhvania made first serious steps in Georgian politics as he was elected as General Secretary of Citizen's Union.
  • From that point Zhvania served important role in Georgian politics until his death in 2005.
  • 1995 he became the chairman of parliament and maintained the post until his resignation in 1999, which was followed with discharge of other ministers, whom Zhvania suspected in Corruption.
  • From 1993 till 2003 Zhvania remained in opposition fighting against Shevardandze's government.
  • In 2003, Zhvania united with other opposition leaders, mainly Burdjanadze and Saakashvili, held non-violent protests against the government.
  • Protests ended with resignation of Shevardnadze and election of Saakashvili as the president.
  • Zhvania became prime minister and served the post until his death in 2005.

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