Eduard Ambrosis dze Shevardnadze (born 25 January 1928) is a former Soviet minister of foreign affairs, and later, Georgian statesman from the height to the end of the Cold War. He served as President of Georgia from 1995 to 2003, and as First Secretary of the Georgian Communist Party (GPC, the de facto leader of Soviet Georgia), from 1972 to 1985. Shevardnadze was responsible for many top ... more »
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''Even the pyramids might one day disappear, but not the Palestinians longing for their homeland.''Eduard Shevardnadze (b. 1927), Soviet politician, diplomat. Daily Telegraph (London, February 24, 1989).