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To The Day Of Memory Of Paruyr Sevak

To The Day Of Memory Of Paruyr Sevak

Paruyr Sevak (born Paruyr Ghazaryan) was a prominent Armenian poet, cultural figure, literary critic, and translator. Sevak was born on January 24, 1924, in the village of Chanakhchi (now Zangakatun), Ararat Province, Armenian SSR. He graduated from the Faculty of Philology of Yerevan University (1945) and the Maxim Gorky Institute of Literature in Moscow (1955). …

Commander Khoren Igitkhanyan – Heroes Of Armenia

Commander Khoren Igitkhanyan

The Armenian side managed to construct defensive trenches from the ruins of a fortress lying two kilometers from the village of Norashen. The trenches went all the way to the quarry in the village of Yerinjatap. Almost all the men from Norashen and Yerinjatap villages were involved in this defense sector – about three hundred …

Nikolay Vanyan – Heroes of Armenia

Nikolay Vanyan – Heroes of Armenia

Since 1988, Nikolay Vanyan was an active participant in the Artsakh self-defense. In the clothes of a priest, with the Holy Book and a cross in his hands, he passed through Russian-Azerbaijani outposts, carrying weapons for self-defense units in Armenian villages. Vanyan died on December 28, 1991, on the outskirts of the village of Krkzhan. …

Poghos Bek-Pirumyan – Armenian Heroes

Poghos Bek-Pirumyan – Armenian Heroes

Poghos Bek-Pirumyanwasa military leader, colonel of the Russian army, and one of the commanders of the battle of Sardarapat. At the beginning of WWI, Bek-Pirumyan was appointed the commander of the Lutsk-Mstislavsky regiment. At the end of 1916, he was transferred to the Caucasus Front as the commander of the Armenian 5th Infantry Regiment. Poghos …

Dro – A Revolutionary By Calling

Dro – A Revolutionary By Calling

During his years at the gymnasium, despite his quick wit and keen mind, teachers complained that Dro was lazy and undisciplined. The gymnasium’s inspector would often express his dissatisfaction with the student and summon his father so that he would instruct his son. The father exhorted the “child”, instructed him to graduate from school, “become …

Hakob Bagratuni – Outstanding Statesman, Diplomat, And Military Figure Of The First Republic Of Armenia

Hakob Bagratuni – Outstanding Statesman

Prince Hakob Bagratuni was born in Akhaltsikhe in 1879 into an Armenian noble family from the Bagratuni dynasty. Bagratunis from Gyumri-Alexandropol who had migrated from Karin (Erzrum) at the beginning of the 19th century were representatives of the old Bagratuni princely family. After graduating from the male Tiflis gymnasium with honors, Akop Bagratuni continued his …