Mkrtich I of Van – Khrimian Hayrik

Mkrtich I of Van – Khrimian Hayrik

Mkrtich Khrimian (Mkrtich I of Van, April 4, 1820, Van – October 29, 1907, Vagharshapat) was the Catholicos of All Armenians from 1893 to 1907, a successor of Magar Teghutsi. He also was a major social, political, and cultural figure of the Armenian national liberation movement. Khrimian is colloquially known as Khrimian Hayrik (Father Khrimian). …

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