About Sights – Ilia Chavchavadze Monument in Batumi

Ilia Chavchavadze is widely regarded as one of the founding fathers of modern Georgia. Revered as Pater Patriae (Father of the Fatherland) of Georgia, he spearheaded the revival of the Georgian national movement in the second half of the 19th century. A monument to Chavchavadze was erected in the city of Batumi on Georgia’s Black Sea coast … Continue reading

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About Famous Georgians – Kola Kwariani

Born in the city of Kutaisi in Georgia on 16 January 1903, Kola Kwariani (Georgian: კოლა (კოლია) ქვარიანი) was a Georgian professional wrestler known by the ring name Nicholas Kwariani or Nick the Wrestler. Kola saw wrestling for the first time at the age of 7 at a circus performance in Kutaisi and in 1917 … Continue reading