• Born date: 1900-07-13
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1947-11-05
Simon Janashia

Simon Janashia (Georgian: სიმონ ჯანაშია; July 13, 1900 - November 5, 1947) was a Georgian historian and public figure. He was a professor of history and one of the founding members of the Georgian Academy of Sciences.Janashia was born in 1900, in Makvaneti in the southwestern Georgian province of Guria. His father, Nikoloz Janashia (1872-1918), was an educator and ethnographer. In 1922, Simon Janashia graduated from the Tbilisi State University.