Shevardnadze
biographical name Eduard Amvrosiyevich 1928- Soviet foreign minister (1985-90; 1991); president of Republic of Georgia (1992- )

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Shevardnadze — Shevardnadze, Eduard Amvrosiyevich …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Shevardnadze — /shev euhrd nahd zeuh/; Russ. /shi vurddd nah dzeuh/, n. Eduard A. /ed weuhrd/; Russ. /ed wahrddt /, born 1928, Soviet foreign minister 1985 91; chairman of State Council of his native Georgian Republic since 1992. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shevardnadze — Shev•ard•na•dze [[t]ˌʃɛv ərdˈnɑd zə[/t]] n. big Eduard A., born 1928, Soviet foreign minister 1985–91; chairman of State Council of his native Georgian Republic since 1992 …   From formal English to slang

  • Shevardnadze — /ʃɛvədˈnadzə/ (say shevuhd nahdzuh) noun Edvard Amvrosiyevich /ˌɛdvad amvroʊˈsjeɪəvɪtʃ/ (say .edvahd ahmvroh syayuhvich), born 1928 in Georgia, Soviet and Georgian politician; foreign minister of the Soviet Union 1985–90; president of Georgia… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Shevardnadze — /shev euhrd nahd zeuh/; Russ. /shi vurddd nah dzeuh/, n. Eduard A. /ed weuhrd/; Russ. /ed wahrddt /, born 1928, Soviet foreign minister 1985 91; chairman of State Council of his native Georgian Republic since 1992 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shevardnadze (disambiguation) — Shevardnadze (Lang ka|შევარდნაძე) is a Georgian surname, originally from the province of Guria.Shevardnadze may also refer to: *Dimitri Shevardnadze, Georgian artist *Eduard Shevardnadze, Soviet and Georgian politician …   Wikipedia

  • Shevardnadze, Eduard — ▪ Soviet foreign minister and president of Georgia in full  Eduard Amvrosiyevich Shevardnadze  born Jan. 25, 1928, Mamati, Georgia, U.S.S.R.    Georgian politician, who was foreign minister of the Soviet Union (1985–90, 1991) and head of state of …   Universalium

  • Shevardnadze, Eduard — (1928– )    Georgian diplomat and politician. As minister of foreign affairs of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1990, Eduard Shevardnadze was charged with implementing Mikhail Gorbachev’s “New Thinking” in foreign relations. He presided over the… …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • Shevardnadze, Eduard (Amvrosiyevich) — born Jan. 25, 1928, Mamati, Georgia, U.S.S.R. Soviet foreign minister (1985–90, 1991) and head of state of Georgia (1992–2003). He rose in the Komsomol hierarchy to become first secretary of its central committee in Georgia (1957–61). He later… …   Universalium

  • Shevardnadze,Eduard Amvrosiyevich — Shev·ard·na·dze (shĕ vərd nädʹzə), Eduard Amvrosiyevich. Born 1928. Georgian political leader who became head of state in 1992 and president in 1995. Formerly a Soviet politician and diplomat, he served as foreign minister (1985 1990) under… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”