Reformist Soviet Union leader. Last leader before the USSR was dissolved.
'Man of the Decade'. Resigned as Soviet leader on Christmas Day 1991. Six years later he appeared in an advert for a pizza restaurant company.
President of USSR, b. 1931
Head of State of the USSR from March 15, 1990 to December 25, 1991. Mikhail Gorbachev was the first and only person to occupy the office.
President of the Soviet Union 1990-1991, 6th General Secretary of the Communist Part of the Soviet Union 1985-1991