Giorgi Tsereteli (writer)

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Giorgi Tsereteli
Tsereteli Giorgi.jpg
Native name
გიორგი წერეთელი
Born(1842-05-14)May 14, 1842
Gorisa, Georgia-Imeretia Governorate, Russian Empire
DiedJanuary 12, 1900(1900-01-12) (aged 57)
Tiflis, Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire
OccupationWriter
LanguageGeorgian
NationalityGeorgian
Alma materSaint Petersburg State University
SpouseOlympiada Nikoladze
Children3 (Eliko, Levan, Irakli)

Giorgi Tsereteli (Georgian: გიორგი წერეთლი; May 14, 1842 – January 12, 1900) was a Georgian writer, and the father of Irakli Tsereteli, a leading figure in the Georgian Mensheviks. In 1869 he helped form meore dasi, a group of Georgian intellectuals dedicated to liberal ideas.

References[edit]

  • Jones, Stephen F. (2005), Socialism in Georgian Colors: The European Road to Social Democracy 1883–1917, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, ISBN 978-0-67-401902-7
  • kartuli sabch’ota entsyklopedia (1987), "Giorgi Tsereteli", kartuli sabch’ota entsyklopedia (Georgian Soviet Encyclopedia) (in Georgian), Vol. 11, Tbilisi: kartuli sabch’ota entsyklopedia, pp. 305–306