The 150th Anniversary of Hovhannes Tumanyan’s Birth

The 150th Anniversary of Hovhannes Tumanyan’s Birth

The fate of Armenian poet Hovhannes Tumanyan reflects the history of the Armenian people. In 1912, he was arrested and tried in St. Petersburg on charges of revolutionary nationalism. His three sons were killed by invaders: Artavazd was killed during the self-defense of Van, while Hamlik and Mushegh were brutally murdered by the Bolsheviks in …

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