(2 Mar1931 – 30 Aug 2022)
The last leader of the Soviet Union.
Russia's Central Clinical Hospital confirmed that the death happened after serious illness.
Gorbachev was widely credited with ending the cold war.
He was awarded Nobel Peace Prize in year 1990
He was regarded as one of the most influential leader of the 20th century.
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