Mikhail Gorbachev

Timeline created by hcstudent125
  • Born

    Born to to a peasant family in a small village. His father was an agricultural mechanic on a collective farm.He was born in Privolnoye. It was in Krasnogvardeisky District, Stavropol territory in the North Caucasus.
  • German Army

    German army occupies the Privolnoye area. Mikhail begins working as an assistant to combine harvest operator.
  • Achivements

    After he was a member of Komsomol (Communist Youth Organisation), he now joined the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU).
  • Moving Up

    Moving Up
    Appointed First Secretary, Komsomol Territorial Committee, then moves up to higher posts, finally becoming top Komsomol official in Stavropol.
  • Finally On Top

    Elected by new parliament as Executive President of Soviet Union.
  • Glasnost

    Comes up with this policy of "openness." Opened up the government and destroyed the communist governement. It was more towards democracy.
  • Resighed

    Resigns as President when Soviet Union disintegrates.