Day archives: February 26th, 2020

Eugenie Gyulbolyan – Student Of Komitas

Eugenie Gyulbolyan – Student Of Komitas

Eugenie’s father Varderes Atanesyan was a friend of Komitas and was arrested with him in Istanbul on April 24, 1915. Atanesyan was also the author of a unique exhibit stored in the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute since 1965. This exhibit is beads with the engraved names of Armenians exiled to the village of Chankiri in 1915. …

The Example Of Soghomon Tehlirian Inspired Sholom Schwartzbard To Assassinate Symon Petliura

The Example Of Soghomon Tehlirian

In 1926, Jewish poet and publicist Sholom Schwartzbard took revenge on the leader of Ukrainian nationalists Symon Petliura for the bloody pogroms. Schwartzbard became inspired with assassination by the act of Soghomon Tehlirian who had several years earlier assassinated one of the perpetrators of the Armenian Genocide in Berlin. Soghomon Tehlirian was a highly melancholic …