Guram Davidovich Mgeladze (born 1932 ) - Soviet party leader, Hero of Socialist Labor , entrepreneur.
|Guram Davidovich Mgeladze|
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Tbilisi , Georgian SSR , USSR
Born in 1932 in Tbilisi.
From 1973 to 1982 - First Secretary of the Abash District Committee of the Communist Party of Georgia. In this post, implemented the so-called. "Abash experiment" (the introduction of elements of a market economy in the Soviet economy). From 1982 to 1991 - First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Georgian SSR, State Minister of the GSSR, Chairman of the Agro-Industry of the GSSR, member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Georgia, member of the Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Georgia. From 1989 to 1991 - People's Deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR . He was a member of the Secretary General of the Central Committee of the CPSU, M. S. Gorbachev .
Until 1995, he was considered one of the associates of Eduard Shevardnadze (first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR, and later the President of Georgia). In 1989, he signed an order to create the Mkhedrioni Rescue Corps (a militarized structure that played a large role in the overthrow of President Zviad Gamsakhurdia , which was banned and disbanded in 1995 ). He was a longtime friend of the head of "Mkhedrioni", a member of the State Council and Parliament of Georgia, "thief in law" Jaba Ioseliani. From 1992 to 1995 - Advisor to the Embassy of Georgia in Russia. Later he was engaged in entrepreneurial activities in the CIS countries, the EU and Eastern Europe.
Author of books:
- “Thoughts on the Way: Notes of the Secretary of the District Committee” ( 1985 ), 
- “From an experiment in the area to widespread adoption,”
- "Improving the management of the agricultural sector of the republic."