Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev passed away at the age of 91

by- Flamingo | 30 Aug 2022

Mikhail Gorbachev, the former head of the Soviet Union and a key figure in the conclusion of the Cold War, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 91.

Mikhail Gorbachev Born 2 March 1931 Death 30 August 2022   Birth Place Privolnoye, Stavropol Krai Russia

Gorbachev received his law degree from Moscow State University

Mikhail Gorbachev served his country

as the last leader of the Soviet Union

as Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet

as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union

President of the Soviet Union

Gorbachev was awarded the Red Banner of Labor medal for operating a harvest combine on southern Russian plains.

Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, sent his condolences on Gorbachev's passing.