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|Chairman of the Supreme Council of Georgia|
18 April 1991 – 6 January 1992
|Preceded by||Zviad Gamsakhurdia|
|Succeeded by||Merab Kiknadze (As chairman of the Supreme Council)|
22 October 1953 |
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union (now Georgia)
|Political party||Union of Georgian Traditionalists|
Before entering politics he worked as lecturer, translator, editor in the Georgian information agency Gruzinform. In 1989 he was one of the founders of the Monarchist party of Georgia and after its split founded and led the Union of Georgian Traditionalists that later entered the pro-independent bloc "Round table – Free Georgia". As one of the leaders of the bloc, after its electoral victory Asatiani was appointed first Vice-Chairman, then, on April 18, 1991, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Georgia. Nominally, he held the office until the Supreme Council had been dissolved by the Military Council. However, he withdrew from the actual governance in October 1991, citing the health problems and was replaced by Nemo Burchuladze as acting Chairman. After the coup'd'etat the Supreme Council convened first in Grozny Chechnya (in March, October 1992) where Merab Kiknadze was elected as the new Chairman.
- "Akaki Asatiani: "Georgia should conclude a military-political and economic treaty with Azerbaijan so that our countries could control the entire South Caucasus"". Today.az. 23 June 2008. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
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