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Mikhail Saakashvili

Mikhail SaakashviliBorn: 21-Dec-1967
Birthplace: Tblisi, Georgia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State
Party Affiliation: See Note [1]

Nationality: Georgia
Executive summary: President of Georgia, 2004-13

Military service: Soviet Border Army (1989-90)

Led a demonstration in the Georgian Parliament against Eduard Shevardnadze's inability to fight the rampant corruption in the government, resulting in Shevardnadze's resignation. Saakashvili then won an presidential election, in which even Shevardnadze voted for him.

Relocated to Brooklyn after leaving office.

[1] Citizens' Union party until 2001, when he formed the United National Movement party.

Father: Nikoloz Saakashvili (doctor)
Mother: Giuli Alasania (historian)
Wife: Sandra E. Roelofs (Flemish, two sons)
Son: Eduard
Son: Nikoloz

    University: Institute of International Relations, Kiev University (1987)
    Law School:
LLM, Columbia Law School (1995)
    Law School: George Washington University National Center of Law (1995-96)
    Law School: Comparative Law, International Institute of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France (1995)
    Lecturer: Tufts University (2013)

    President of Georgia (2008-13)
    President of Georgia (2004-07)
    Georgia Official Chair, Tblisi City Council (2002-03)
    Georgian Minister Justice (12-Oct-2000 to 5-Oct-2001)
    Member of Georgian Parliament (1995-2000)
    Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler Intern (1995)
    Norwegian Institute of Human Rights (1992)
    Assassination Attempt by Vladimir Arutyunian, Tbilisi, Georgia (10-May-2005)
    Declared Martial Law Aug-2008

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