Chkhikvadze, Viktor Mikhailovich

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Chkhikvadze, Viktor Mikhailovich


Born Dec. 19, 1911 (Jan. 1,1912), in the village of Zorveti, in what is now Zestafoni Raion, Georgian SSR. Soviet jurist. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1964). Member of the CPSU since 1939.

Chkhikvadze was director of the Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR from 1964 to 1973. He was president of the International Association of Legal Science from 1968 to 1972 and vice-president of the International Political Science Association from 1968 to 1970. He was named a foreign member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in 1970.

Chkhikvadze has been awarded four orders and the Joliot-Curie Gold Peace Medal of the World Peace Council.


Voprosy sotsialisticheskogo prava i zakonnosti v trudakh V. I. Lenina. Moscow, 1960.
Gosudarstvo, demokratiia, zakonnost’: Leninskie idei i sovremennost’. Moscow, 1967.
Bor’ba za mir—neodolimoe dvizhenie sovremennosti. Moscow, 1969.
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