Was edited by the Chief Editorial Board of Georgian Soviet Encyclopedia in 1989, was prepared by Institute of Linguistics of Georgian National Academy of Sciences.
Editorial council: I. Abashidze, (chairman), A. Kobakhidze, K. Lomtatidze, A. Sakvarelidze, Ts. Tsertsvadze, M. Chabashvili, B. Jorbenadze.
The dictionary includes the names which are given in Georgian Soviet Encyclopedia and Big Soviet Encyclopedia.
The main aim of the dictionary is to show the correct spelling of some foreign names in Georgian. The definitions on some person are given briefly with the data of birth and death. Sometimes with the main name are given parallel names and double spellings (the preference is given to one of them).
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