Category «People»

Sergey Mergelyan – Doctor of Sciences at 20

Sergey Mergelyan

Sergey Mergelyan was an outstanding mathematician, a member-correspondent of the USSR Academy of Sciences, and a full member of the Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR and the Republic of Armenia. He also was a laureate of the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, the Stalin Prize, and holder of the Order of …

Armenia Is a Wonderland – Rockwell Kent

Armenia Is a Wonderland

“Armenia is a wonderland… If asked where any more miracles can be found on our planet, I would name, first of all, Armenia… One can hardly be surprised that in such a small corner of the world, one can meet such monuments and such people that can become an ornament and an object of pride …

Emil Artin – Creator of Modern Abstract Algebra

Emil Artin – Creator

Emil Artin (Artinian, March 3, 1898, Vienna – December 20, 1962, Hamburg) was an outstanding Austrian mathematician of Armenian descent. Emil Artin was the creator of modern abstract algebra along with Emmy Noether. Emil Artin was born on March 3, 1898, in Vienna into the Armenian family of an art dealer and grew up in …

Seven Covenants of Garegin Nzhdeh

Seven Covenants of Garegin Nzhdeh

1.The fastidious God of War only listens to and helps those who are brave. Cowards appeal to him in vain. He is deaf to their pleas. 2.The one who has already defeated himself, the one who has already killed the fear of death in him always wins. 3.Only those who serve in the name of …

Mher Mkrtchyan – Silence That Everyone Understood

Mher Mkrtchyan – Silence

Mher Mkrtchyan’s performance of the role of Baghdasar in the 1600-seat theater in Los Angeles made a stunning impression on non-Armenian viewers as well. “After the scene of madness… I stayed on the stage for one minute and was silent for three minutes. At first, I looked at the viewers, thinking about what kind of …

Varazdat Kazanjian – Founder of Plastic Surgery

Varazdat Kazanjian

The basis of modern plastic surgery was laid at the beginning of the 20th century, and the American-Armenian surgeon Varazdat Kazanjian is considered one of its key contributors. Varazdat Kazanjian was born on March 18, 1879, in Erzincan (historical Western Armenia, now Turkey). At the age of 5, the boy witnessed the beginning of the …

Memories of Soghomon Tehlirian’s Son – The Independent

Memories of Soghomon Tehlirian’s Son

“My father was not a murderer. He told me the story of the assassination of Mehmed Talaat Pasha when I was 10 years old,” said the son of Soghomon Tehlirian, whose name wasn’t disclosed at his own request, in an interview with the British newspaper “The Independent .” The British newspaper notes that the 86-year-old …

Arno Babajanyan’s Last Interview

Arno Babajanyan's Last Interview

Below is the last interview of the People’s Artist of the USSR, outstanding composer Arno Harutyunovich Babajanyan which he gave in the fall of 1983 in the House of Composers in Dilijan. The interview was conducted by National Artist of Armenia, founder and first announcer of the Armenian Television Nara Surenovna Shlepchyan. This is a …