Category «History»

History Of The Dersim Massacre

History Of The Dersim Massacre

On May 4, the intelligentsia of Turkey commemorates the day of the massacres of the population of Dersim. It was on this day in 1937 that the Turkish government made the final decision to suppress the alleged “uprising” of the Dersim population. In reality, the goal of the Turks was to subjugate the semi-independent Zaza …

Paris Peace Conference Of 1919-1920 – Total Losses Inflicted On Armenia From The Genocide

Paris Peace Conference Of 1919-1920

At the Paris Peace Conference in 1919-20, the losses inflicted on the first Armenian state (the Armenian Democratic Republic) during the Armenian Genocide and between 1894 and 1923 were calculated. It amounted to more than 21 million French francs (Western Armenia – 15,000,000,000, and Eastern Armenia – 6,000,000,000), which is around 3.5 trillion dollars. Below …

The Armenian Trace In Sophia Kievskaya – Vyacheslav Kornienko

The Armenian Trace In Sophia Kievskaya

Vyacheslav Kornienko, Deputy General Director of the Sophia Kievskaya National Nature Reserve, in an interview with AnalitikaUA.net noted the prospects for Ukrainian-Armenian scientific cooperation. According to Kornienko, the centuries-old presence of Armenians in Ukraine has led to a large amount of materials in the archives of both countries, opening up prospects for studying the history …

Sumgait – February 1988

Sumgait – February 1988

I vividly remember – the year was 2003, summer, I was at my relatives in the village during vacation. Uncle Sasha grumbled something and then began to talk about February 1988 in Sumgait. He talked calmly, collectedly, and without emotion about what he had seen and experienced during the pogroms. All these numerous films where …

The Unsinkable Underground In Soviet Armenia

The Unsinkable Underground In Soviet

The National United Party was an underground national democratic party founded in 1966 in the Armenian SSR. The main goal of the party was the independence of Soviet Armenia from the USSR. In 1968, the founders of the party Haykaz Khachatryan, Shahen Harutyunyan, and Stepan Zatikyan were arrested, and the leadership of the party passed …

Avetik Isahakyan In Operation Nemesis

Avetik Isahakyan In Operation Nemesis

In 1919-1921, Avetik Isahakyan actively participated in the preparation and organization of Operation Nemesis. In the house of Isahakyan, Soghomon Tehlirian was often talked about, and according to some sources, the assassination of Talaat had initially been entrusted to Isahakyan. During this time, Avetik Isahakyan repeatedly met Soghomon Tehlirian in Berlin and studied photos of …

Female Warriors On Guard Of Armenia

Female Warriors On Guard Of Armenia

An invaluable role in the history of the Armenian people was played by many women warriors whose deeds make Armenians all around the world proud. Throughout centuries, many Armenians had to defend the Fatherland with arms in their hands, heroically fight for it, and defend the honor of their people. Below are the names and …

The Development Of Armenian Printing In Europe – 17th Century

The Development

In the second half of the 17th century, Armenian typography in Europe has been experiencing rapid development. In 1695 in Amsterdam, a unique work was published in the printing house headed by Tovmas Vanandetsi – the first printed map of the world in Armenian called “Hamatarats Ashkharatsuyts” (“Universal Index of the World”). The first large-scale …

Armenian Contribution To The Development Of World Medicine

Armenian Contribution

Armenians have often played an important role outside their homeland and have made a great contribution to the field of culture, science, philosophy, and medicine of several countries. Today, we will recall some representatives of Armenian nationality whose contribution to the development of world medicine has been significant and worthy of respect. The most prominent …