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Mikhail Gorbachev


Mikhail Gorbachev was the last leader of the Soviet Communist Party who initiated changes known as 'perestroika' and 'glasnost' which melted the rigid Soviet system and liberated 15 republics of the Soviet Union to become independent states, thus ending the existence of the USSR in December 1991. He was born Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev into a ... See full bio »
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 1993 Faraway, So Close!
Als Gast (as Michail S. Gorbatschow)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Pizza Hut (1998). See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

President Mikhail Gorbachev | Mikhaïl Gorbatchev | Michail S. Gorbatschow | Michail Gorbatschow | Mikhail Gorbatsjov | Mikhail Gorbatxov

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I don't think Russia is setting this as a goal; I don't think this should be Russia's goal. I think even the United States doesn't need to be a superpower. China doesn't need to be a superpower. It's a different world. See more »

Trivia:

His prominent birthmark is called a port-wine stain. It results from a vascular anomaly. The scientific name is nevus flammeus. See more »

Trademark:

Birthmark on his head

Star Sign:

Pisces

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