Georgian Surnames


Dzhermen Gvishiani

Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Dzhermen Mikhailovich Gvishiani was born on December 24, 1928, in Akhaltsikhe, South Georgia (Dzhermen - named after Dzerzhinsky and Menzhinsky).

His father Mikhail Gvishiani was a Head of Far East NKVD.

In 1951 he graduated from the Moscow International Relations Institute.

He was a Rector of Moscow Institute of Economics, Politics and Law, President of the Russian Association of the Club of Rome, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1970).

Dzhermen Gvishiani died on May 18, 2003 in Moscow.


Alexei Gvishiani


. Alexei D. Gvishiani was born on October 29, 1948. Graduated from the Moscow Lomonosov State University (MSU) in 1971. PhD in mathematics from MSU in 1974 and D.Sc. from the Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR in 1984.

Academician (elected foreign member) of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (May 2003), Full professor of mathematics (Moscow State University, January 1989), Doctor of Sciences in geophysics (Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth AS USSR Moscow, December 1984), Ph.D. in mathematics (Lomonosov Moscow State University, June 1974).

Alexei Gvishiani is well-known in the world as the leading Russian specialist in the sphere of geological-geophysical and engineering –seismological databases.

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