The one who was the last president of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, has died this Tuesday at the age of 91. Gorbachev, born in Stavropol, USSR, on March 2, 1931, was the last communist leader before the fall of the Soviet regime and the dismemberment of the country into numerous republics, promoter of Perestroika and protagonist of the end of the Cold War with the United States. Joined. He has passed away after a long illness at the Moscow Clinical Hospital.
Gorbachev led the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991, first as head of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and the Supreme Soviet and later as president. His career culminated in 1991, when he resigned after the dissolution agreement signed with Belarus and Ukraine, already with the Iron Curtain in retreat.