Georgi Dzidzaria was born on 6 May 1914 in the village of Lykhny, Gudauta District. After graduating from the Moscow Institute of History, Philosophy and Literature (MIFLI) in 1939 he returned to Abkhazia, where he devoted himself to scholarly and pedagogical work.
In March 2021, Abkhazia celebrated the 100th anniversary of Sovietisation. The statesman and politician Efrem Eshba was an active participant in the revolutionary movement in Russia and Abkhazia. Today, 128 years have passed since his birth.
State and political figure Efrem Eshba studied at the law faculty of Moscow University. In the history of Abkhazia, his name is associated with the struggle for the independent existence of the republic and the establishment of Soviet power in Abkhazia.
Sultan Aslambekovich Sosnaliyev (23 April 1942 – 22 November 2008) was a Soviet Army officer of Circassian [Kabardian] ethnicity who served as a commander of Abkhaz and North Caucasus forces during the (1992-93) Georgian-Abkhaz war and as the defence minister of the Republic of Abkhazia in 1993–1996 and 2005–2007.
Murat [Murray] Yagan (December 16, 1915 – December 19, 2013).
Born to a prominent family whose ancestors immigrated from Abkhazia to Turkey, he later attended the prestigious Galatasaray School and while still in his youth was taken into spiritual training by his tribal Elders.
Denís Tsargúsh (Abkhazian: Дени́с Царгәы́ш, born 1 September 1987 in Gudauta, Abkhazia), is a Abkhaz freestyle wrestler of Abkhaz descent. He is a 3 time European Champion, 3 time World Champion and also won a bronze medal at the Olympic Games 2012. Grand Master of Sports in Freestyle Wrestling.