100 Notable alumni of
Yerevan State University

Yerevan State University is 586th in the world, 118th in Asia, and 1st in Armenia by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from Yerevan State University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Nikol Pashinyan

    Nikol Pashinyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1991-1995
    Occupations
    politicianjournalistwriteractivist
    Biography

    Nikol Vovayi Pashinyan is an Armenian politician serving as the prime minister of Armenia since 8 May 2018.

  2. Serzh Sargsyan

    Serzh Sargsyan
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary personnel
    Biography

    Serzh Azati Sargsyan is an Armenian politician who served as the third President of Armenia from 2008 to 2018, and twice as the Prime Minister of Armenia from 2007 to 2008 and again from 17 to 23 April 2018, when he was forced to resign in the 2018 Armenian revolution.

  3. Armen Sarkissian

    Armen Sarkissian
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politicianphysicistdiplomatentrepreneuruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Armen Vardani Sarkissian is a British Armenian politician, physicist and computer scientist who served as the 4th president of Armenia from 9 April 2018 to 1 February 2022. He served as Prime Minister of Armenia from 4 November 1996 to 20 March 1997 and was the country's longest-serving ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1998 to 2018. Sarkissian was elected on 2 March 2018 and assumed the presidency on 9 April 2018.

  4. Artur Janibekyan

    Artur Janibekyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    manufacturer
    Biography

    Artur Janibekyan is the founder of Comedy Club Production.

  5. Levon Ter-Petrosyan

    Levon Ter-Petrosyan
    Born in
    Syria Flag Syria
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politicianscientisthistorian
    Biography

    Levon Hakobi Ter-Petrosyan, also known by his initials LTP, is an Armenian politician who served as the first President of Armenia from 1991 until his resignation in 1998.

  6. Karen Karapetyan

    Karen Karapetyan
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politicianprime ministereconomist
    Biography

    Karen Vilhelmi Karapetyan is an Armenian politician who was Prime Minister of Armenia from September 2016 until April 2018. He was previously Mayor of Yerevan, the capital, from 2010 to 2011. He was appointed prime minister by President Serzh Sargsyan on 13 September 2016 and held office until 9 April 2018. Karapetyan served as first deputy prime minister from 17 April to 23 April 2018, when he was appointed acting prime minister following the resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan. He held this position until the election of Nikol Pashinyan as prime minister on 8 May 2018.

  7. Silva Kaputikyan

    Silva Kaputikyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1919-2006 (aged 87)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1936-1941
    Occupations
    poetwriteractivist
    Biography

    Silva Kaputikyan was an Armenian poet and political activist. One of the best-known Armenian writers of the twentieth century, she is recognized as "the leading poetess of Armenia" and "the grand lady of twentieth century Armenian poetry". Although a member of the Communist Party, she was a noted advocate of Armenian national causes.

  8. Sirusho

    Sirusho
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    singersinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Siranush Harutyunyan, known professionally as Sirusho (Armenian: Սիրուշո), is an Armenian singer and songwriter. She received her first award when she was nine years old for her song "Lusabats". Sirusho's first studio album, Sirusho, was released in 2000; followed by the second album Sheram in 2005. In the same year, she was awarded the Future of Armenian Music, Best Album and Best Female Performer awards in the first Armenian National Music Awards.

  9. Anna Hakobyan

    Anna Hakobyan
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1995
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Anna Vachiki Hakobyan, is the wife of the current Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan. She is the editor-in-chief of the Haykakan Zhamanak (Armenian Times) newspaper. Unofficially, Hakobyan is regarded as the "First Lady of Armenia", a position that is reserved for the spouses of the President of Armenia.

  10. Kurt M. Campbell

    Kurt M. Campbell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Kurt Michael Campbell,, is an American diplomat and businessman, who formerly served as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs in the Obama administration. He is the chairman and CEO of The Asia Group, LLC, which he founded in February 2013.

  11. Vazgen Manukyan

    Vazgen Manukyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politicianmathematician
    Biography

    Vazgen Mikayeli Manukyan is an Armenian politician who served as the first Prime Minister of Armenia from 1990 to 1991. From 1992 to 1993, during the First Nagorno-Karabakh War, Manukyan was acting Defence Minister of Armenia. He was also a member of Armenia's parliament from 1990 to 2007.

  12. Nairi Zaryan

    Nairi Zaryan
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1901-1969 (aged 68)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1927
    Occupations
    poetopinion journalistprosaisttheatrologisttranslator
    Biography

    Nairi Zarian was an Armenian poet and writer. From 1944 to 1946, he was president of the Writers Union of Armenia. He also served the chairman of the Armenian SSR Committee for the Defense of Peace.

  13. David Tonoyan

    David Tonoyan
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    David Edgari Tonoyan is an Armenian political figure and former Defence Minister of Armenia, in office from 2018 to 2020.

  14. Vasyl Shkliar

    Vasyl Shkliar
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    writerjournalist
    Biography

    Vasyl Mykolayovych Shkliar (Ukrainian: Василь Миколайович Шкляр; born 10 June 1951 in Hanzhalivka, Lysianka Raion is a Ukrainian writer and political activist. He is one of the most well known and widely read, contemporary Ukrainian authors. Some observers have even named him the “Father of the Ukrainian Bestseller”. The Committee of the Shevchenko National Prize declared him a Shevchenko Prize Laureate in 2011.

  15. Nairi Hunanyan

    Nairi Hunanyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    journalistpoliticianwriter
    Biography

    Nairi Hrachiki Hunanyan is an Armenian journalist who led the armed attack on the Armenian Parliament on 27 October 1999.

  16. Vardges Petrosyan

    Vardges Petrosyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1932-1994 (aged 62)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1954
    Occupations
    playwrightpoetnovelistwriteropinion journalist
    Biography

    Vardges Petrosyan was an Armenian writer of fiction and drama.

  17. Alen Simonyan

    Alen Simonyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Alen Roberti Simonyan is an Armenian politician currently serving as the president of the National Assembly of Armenia since 2 August 2021. He served as the acting president of Armenia from 1 February 2022 to 13 March 2022, and is a former member of Yerevan City Council.

  18. Vahagn Davtyan

    Vahagn Davtyan
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1922-1996 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    linguistpoettranslatorwriter
    Biography

    Vahagn Davtyan was an Armenian poet, translator, publicist and public activist.

  19. Artur Mkrtchyan

    Artur Mkrtchyan
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1959-1992 (aged 33)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Artur Aslani Mkrtchyan was the first Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, elected on 7 January 1992. He made an important contribution to reinforcing the defensive capabilities of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, but was fatally shot under unclear circumstances in April 1992.

  20. Arkadi Ghukasyan

    Arkadi Ghukasyan
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Arkadi Ghukasyan was the second President of the self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. He was elected as the President on 8 September 1997 and re-elected in 2002, until his term ended on 7 September 2007 and was succeeded by Bako Sahakyan.

  21. Armen Takhtajan

    Armen Takhtajan
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1910-2009 (aged 99)
    Occupations
    botanistbiologistpteridologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Armen Leonovich Takhtajan or Takhtajian, was a Soviet-Armenian botanist, one of the most important figures in 20th century plant evolution and systematics and biogeography. His other interests included morphology of flowering plants, paleobotany, and the flora of the Caucasus. He was one of the most influential taxonomists of the latter twentieth century.

  22. Arsen Julfalakyan

    Arsen Julfalakyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    amateur wrestlerpolitician
    Biography

    Arsen Julfalakyan is an Armenian Greco-Roman wrestler. He is an Olympic silver medalist, World and European Champion, and three-time Olympian.

  23. Leonid Azgaldyan

    Leonid Azgaldyan
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1942-1992 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    physicistsoldier
    Biography

    Leonid Rubeni Azgaldyan was an Armenian physicist who rose to prominence as a military leader during the First Nagorno-Karabakh War. He is best known as one of the founders and commander of a large special operations force known as the Liberation Army (Armenian: Ազատագրական Բանակ).

  24. Sergey Mergelyan

    Sergey Mergelyan
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1928-2008 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    mathematicianacademic
    Biography

    Sergey Mergelyan was a Soviet Armenian mathematician, who made major contributions to the Approximation Theory. The modern Complex Approximation Theory is based on Mergelyan's classical work. Corresponding Member Academy of Sciences of USSR (since 1953), member of NAS ASSR (since 1956).

  25. Maro Marġaryan

    Maro Marġaryan
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1915-1999 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    poettranslatorwriter
    Biography

    Maro Yeghishe Markarian (December 22, 1915, Shulaver, Marneuli region, Georgia – January 28 or 29, 1999, Yerevan, Armenia (buried in Byurakan) was an Armenian poet, translator, member of the USSR Writers Union since 1937.

  26. Artur Baghdasaryan

    Artur Baghdasaryan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Artur Baghdasaryan is an Armenian politician and former Chairman of the National Assembly of Armenia and a former Secretary of the National Security Council of Armenia. He is the leader of the Rule of Law party. He is married and has two children.

  27. Gohar Vartanian

    Gohar Vartanian
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1926-2019 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    intelligence officer
    Biography

    Goar Levonovna Vartanian was an Armenian woman who spied for the Soviet Union together with her husband Gevork Vartanian.

  28. Gagik Harutyunyan

    Gagik Harutyunyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politicianjudge
    Biography

    Gagik Garushi Harutyunyan is an Armenian politician and jurist who served as the president of the Constitutional Court of Armenia from 1996 to 2018. He served as Prime Minister of Armenia from 22 November 1991 to 30 July 1992.

  29. Galust Sahakyan

    Galust Sahakyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Galust Grigorii Sahakyan is an Armenian politician, former MP, and the former President of the National Assembly of Armenia.

  30. Mihran Poghosyan

    Mihran Poghosyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    economistpoliticianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Mihran Poghosyan is an Armenian businessman and civil servant and currently deputy of the Republican Party of Armenia. He was Major-General of Justice and Chief Compulsory Enforcement Officer since June 2008, until he resigned in April 2016, following revelations in the Panama Papers.

  31. Nouneh Sarkissian

    Nouneh Sarkissian
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    philologistchildren's writerpolitician
    Biography

    Nouneh Sarkissian is the wife of Armenian President Armen Sarksyan and is the former First Lady of Armenia.

  32. Lilit Makunts

    Lilit Makunts
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    philologistpolitician
    Biography

    Lilit Kamoyi Makunts is an Armenian philologist and politician who currently serves as the Armenian ambassador to the United States. Before this, she served as the leader of the ruling My Step Alliance faction in the seventh National Assembly of Armenia and as Minister of Culture in the first cabinet of Nikol Pashinyan.

  33. Andrias Ghukasyan

    Andrias Ghukasyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politicianpolitical scientist
    Biography

    Andrias Marati Ghukasyan is an Armenian political analyst.

  34. Hranush Hakobyan

    Hranush Hakobyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hranush Hrant Hakobyan is an Armenian politician who is the longest-serving woman in the National Assembly of Armenia and among the only seven women members of Armenia's Parliament. She was the first Armenian woman to be "directly elected" into office by the Armenian people instead of "being appointed by a political party".

  35. Ashot Navasardyan

    Ashot Navasardyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1950-1997 (aged 47)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ashot Tsolaki Navasardyan was an Armenian politician and military commander who founded the Republican Party of Armenia.

  36. Ara Papian

    Ara Papian
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    historiandiplomatlawyer
    Biography

    Ara Papian is an Armenian lawyer, historian and diplomat. He served as the Ambassador of Armenia to Canada 2000 to 2006. He is currently the president of "Modus Vivendi" Center for Social Science.

  37. Souren Papikyan

    Souren Papikyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    historianpolitician
    Biography

    Suren Rafiki Papikyan is an Armenian politician currently serving as the Minister of Defense of Armenia. He formerly served as Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure and briefy as Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia. He is also chairman of the board of the ruling Civil Contract Party.

  38. Karen Swassjan

    Karen Swassjan
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    authortranslatorphilosopheruniversity teacherliterary scholar
    Biography

    Karen A. Swassjan, *1948 in Tbilisi, is an Armenian philosopher, literary critic, historian of culture and anthroposophist. He is one of the best known contemporary philosophers in the Russian-speaking world.

  39. Samvel Kocharyants

    Samvel Kocharyants
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1909-1993 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    electrical engineer
    Biography

    Samvel Grigorievich Kocharyants was a Soviet Armenian designer and developer of the first Soviet nuclear warheads for ballistic missiles. He was awarded Hero of Socialist Labor twice.

  40. Beniamin Margaryan

    Beniamin Margaryan
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1913-1985 (aged 72)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1938
    Occupations
    physicistastronomerastrophysicistnuclear physicistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Benjamin "Benik" Egishevitch Markarian was an Armenian astrophysicist. Markarian's Chain (of galaxies) was named after him when he discovered that this string of galaxies moves with a common motion. He is also the namesake of a catalog of compact, optically bright galaxies (including both starbursts and AGNs) known as Markarian galaxies.

  41. Shahen Meghrian

    Shahen Meghrian
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1952-1993 (aged 41)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Shahen Zinavori Meghrian was an Armenian military commander and political activist. He was known as the Eagle of Shahumian (Armenian: Շահումյանի արծիվ, Shahumiani Ardziv).

  42. Ara Ayvazyan

    Ara Ayvazyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1993
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Ara Henrii Ayvazyan is an Armenian diplomat and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia.

  43. Armen Grigoryan

    Armen Grigoryan
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    political scientiststatesperson
    Biography

    Armen Valerii Grigoryan is an Armenian politician and political scientist who is currently serving as Secretary of the Security Council of Armenia.

  44. Gurgen Yeghiazaryan

    Gurgen Yeghiazaryan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1948-2020 (aged 72)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1968-1973
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Gurgen Ambartsumovich Egiazaryan was an Armenian politician and civil servant.

  45. Tigran Khzmalyan

    Tigran Khzmalyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Tigran Khzmalyan is an Armenian independent filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and political activist. Since 2018, Khzmalyan has served as the Chairman of the European Party of Armenia.

  46. Mkhitar Hayrapetyan

    Mkhitar Hayrapetyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 2007-2011
    Occupations
    turkologist
    Biography

    Mkhitar Hayrapetyan is a Member of Armenian National Assembly from My Step Alliance, member of the Civil Contract party, former Minister of Diaspora of Armenia (from May 11, 2018 to January 11, 2019), turkologist. On December 9, 2018 Hayrapetyan was elected as a Member of the National Assembly of Armenia from the territorial electoral list of the electoral district #1 of the “My Step” alliance of parties. Since 18 January, 2019 Hayrapetyan is the Chairman of the Standing committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport. Also, the Head of Armenian delegation at Euronest Parliamentary Assembly. Mkhitar Hayrpetyan and Sebastian Kurz were the only ministers in Europe to be assigned to their role at the age of 27.։

  47. Alexander Arzoumanian

    Alexander Arzoumanian
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Alexander Arzumanyan is Armenia's first ambassador to the United States (from 1992–1993) and to the United Nations (from 1992–1996). He served as minister of foreign affairs from 1996 until his resignation, with President Levon Ter-Petrosyan, in 1998. Since then, he has been involved in local politics, as chairman of the Armenian national liberation movement (2000–2002), and in the private sector, as chief advisor to the president of Armagrobank (1998–2000). At present, he works with local NGOs in the area of human rights, democracy, and regional cooperation, and is a founding member of the Turkish Armenian Reconciliation Commission, an independent group of prominent Armenians and Turks. The TARC was established in July 2001 to promote mutual understanding and good will between the people of Armenia and Turkey, and to encourage improved relations between the countries. In July 2002, the TARC commissioned a groundbreaking legal analysis regarding the applicability of the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide to the Armenian Genocide from the New York-based International Center for Transitional Justice.

  48. Grigory Martirosyan

    Grigory Martirosyan
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Grigory Martirosyan is a politician currently serving as the State Minister of the de facto independent Republic of Artsakh since 2018. He previously served as Finance Minister from September 2017 until June 2018, when then State Minister, Arayik Harutyunyan, resigned and Martirosyan was appointed in his place.

  49. Ashot Manucharyan

    Ashot Manucharyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ashot Manucharyan is an Armenian educator, democratic socialist politician, and one of the founding members of the Karabakh Committee. After the independence of Armenia from the Soviet Union in 1991, he served as Minister of Internal Affairs from 1991 to 1992 and as Levon Ter-Petrosyan's National Security Adviser until 1993. Together with Ashot Dabaghyan and Ashot Bleyan, Manucharyan co-founded School No. 183, later known as the Mkhitar Sebastatsi Educational Complex, which stresses a humanistic approach to education.

  50. Zarouhi Batoyan

    Zarouhi Batoyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 2008
    Occupations
    journalistpublic figurestatesperson
    Biography

    Zaruhi Batoyan, is an Armenian political figure, journalist and disability rights activist, and the former Minister of Labor and Social Affairs in the Second Pashinyan government.

  51. Vahe Gurzadyan

    Vahe Gurzadyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Vahagn "Vahe" Gurzadyan is an Armenian mathematical physicist and a professor and head of Cosmology Center at Yerevan Physics Institute, Yerevan, Armenia, best known for co-writing "Concentric circles in WMAP data may provide evidence of violent pre-Big-Bang activity" paper with his colleague Roger Penrose, and collaborating on Roger Penrose's recent book Cycles of Time.

  52. Ashot Bleyan

    Ashot Bleyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ashot Shamkhali Bleyan, is an Armenian politician, educator, government minister and school master.

  53. Norair Sisakian

    Norair Sisakian
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1907-1966 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    chemistbiologistbiochemist
    Biography

    Norair Martirosovich Sisakian was a Soviet Armenian biochemist, academic, one of the founders of space biology, an outstanding organizer of science, a member of the Pugwash movement.

  54. Ishkhan Saghtelyan

    Ishkhan Saghtelyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1999-2003
    Occupations
    political scientiststatesperson
    Biography

    Ishkhan Vachiki Saghatelyan is an Armenian politician who currently serves as a vice president of the National Assembly of Armenia and as the chair of the Supreme Council of Armenia of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF). He served as the governor of Gegharkunik province from June 1, 2018 until October 3, 2018. Saghatelyan was the lead coordinator of the Homeland Salvation Movement, which led protests calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan after the end of the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war.

  55. Hayk Demoyan

    Hayk Demoyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    historianopinion journalistmind gamer
    Biography

    Hayk Demoyan is an Armenian historian who served as the Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute in Yerevan, Armenia from 2006 to 2018.

  56. Sarmen

    Sarmen
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1901-1984 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    Biography

    Sarmen, pseudonym of Armenak Sarkisyan (Armenian: Արմենակ Սարգսյան; born 1 March [O.S. 16 February] 1901 in Pahvants village, Western Armenia, died February 18, 1984 in Yerevan) was a Soviet Armenian poet.

  57. Styopa Safaryan

    Styopa Safaryan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Styopa Seryozhayi Safaryan (Armenian: Ստյոպա Սերյոժայի Սաֆարյան; born 7 October 1973) is an Armenian politician and former member of the National Assembly of Armenia. From 2009 to 2012 he was the head of the parliamentary faction of Heritage Party and served as the party's general secretary from 2012 until his departure from the party in 2014. Since 2019 he has served as the chairman of the Public Council of Armenia.

  58. Oleg Yesayan

    Oleg Yesayan
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1970
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Oleg Yesayan is an Armenian politician and diplomat and is the current Ambassador of Armenia to Russia, presenting his credentials to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on 5 February 2010.

  59. Ruben Rubinyan

    Ruben Rubinyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 2010
    Occupations
    statespersonpoliticiandiplomat
    Biography

    Ruben Rubinyan is an Armenian politician, Vice President of the National Assembly of Armenia and former head of its Standing Committee on Foreign Relations. He was appointed a special envoy from Armenia for normalization of Armenia-Turkey relations in December 2021, meeting his Turkish counterpart Serdar Kilic on January 14, 2022.

  60. Albert Nalchajyan

    Albert Nalchajyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    psychologistsociologist
    Biography

    Albert Nalchajyan is an Armenian psychologist. Spheres of his scientific interests include Psychology, Ethnology and Philosophy.

  61. Mher Grigoryan

    Mher Grigoryan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1994
    Occupations
    juristpolitician
    Biography

    Mher Herberti Grigoryan is an Armenian politician currently serving as the Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia.

  62. Alvard Petrossyan

    Alvard Petrossyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1946-2022 (aged 76)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1968
    Occupations
    politicianwriteropinion journalistcontributing editorphilologist
    Biography

    Alvard Petrossyan was an Armenian writer, philologist, and publicist.

  63. John Kirakosyan

    John Kirakosyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1929-1985 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    historianpolitical scientist
    Biography

    John Kirakosyan was a Soviet Armenian Foreign Minister from 1975 until his death. He was also a historian and political scientist who was a Doctor of Historical Sciences and a Professor at Yerevan State University, where he headed the Faculty of Oriental Studies.

  64. Aghvan Vardanyan

    Aghvan Vardanyan
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalistcontributing editor
    Biography

    Aghvan Arshaviri Vardanyan is an Armenian politician, former member of the National Assembly of Armenia, and former minister of labor and social affairs.

  65. Norayr Mnatsakanyan

    Norayr Mnatsakanyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1923-1986 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Norayr Mnatsakanyan was a Merited Artist of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic (1965).

  66. Yuri Bakhshyan

    Yuri Bakhshyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1947-1999 (aged 52)
    Occupations
    politicianvolleyball player
    Biography

    Yuri Bakhshyan was an Armenian politician, the Deputy Speaker of National Assembly of Armenia.

  67. Gregory Areshian

    Gregory Areshian
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1949-2020 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    historianarchaeologist
    Biography

    Gregory Areshian was an Armenian-American archeologist and historian who was a professor at American University of Armenia. He was the co-director of the international team of archeologists who, led by Boris Gasparyan, found the 5,500 years old shoe in and the oldest winery in Areni, of which Areshian said:

  68. Vache Gabrielyan

    Vache Gabrielyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    economistbanker
    Biography

    Vache Vazgeni Gabrielyan is the Dean of the College of Business and Economics at the American University of Armenia. Previously, he served as the Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia and the Minister for International Economic Integration and Reforms from 2014-2018. Vache Gabrielyan started his career in public service in 1990 as a staff member in the Armenian Parliament. After completion of his studies in the United States, he held various positions in the Central Bank of Armenia, where from 2008 to 2010 he acted as the Vice-Governor. For the succeeding three years (2010-2013) he headed the Ministry of Finance of Armenia. As the Minister of Finance of Armenia, Gabrielyan initiated a number of reforms and contributed to fostering relationships with international institutions, particularly in his position as the country Governor for the International Monetary Fund.

  69. Hasmik Poghosyan

    Hasmik Poghosyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hasmik S. Poghosyan, Armenian state and political figure, Minister of Culture of RA (2006-2016).

  70. Levon Zourabian

    Levon Zourabian
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Levon Arami Zourabian is an Armenian politician and vice-chairman of the Armenian National Congress political party. He was a member of parliament and the head of the Armenian National Congress's parliamentary faction from 2012 to 2017.

  71. Grigor Hovhannissian

    Grigor Hovhannissian
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Grigor Hovhannissian is an Armenian diplomat, who served as Ambassador of Armenia to the United States from 2016 to 2018, and as Ambassador of Armenia to Mexico from 2013 to 2016.

  72. Ruben Hovsepyan

    Ruben Hovsepyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1939-2016 (aged 77)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1962
    Occupations
    politiciantranslatorcontributing editorscreenwriterplaywright
    Biography

    Ruben Hovsepyan was an Armenian novelist, translator and editor who became politically active in the 1990s, and, as member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, served in the National Assembly from 2000 to 2007.

  73. Marine Petrossian

    Marine Petrossian
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    poetopinion journalistessayistcolumnist
    Biography

    Marine Petrossian is an Armenian poet, essayist and columnist.

  74. Karine Danielyan

    Karine Danielyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1947-2022 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    biophysicistopinion journalist
    Biography

    Karine Danielyan, was an Armenian politician, biophysicist, and opinion journalist, who served as Minister of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia from 1991 to 1994. Her death was announced on Facebook on the 4th of April 2022 by her daughter.

  75. Levon Ananyan

    Levon Ananyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1946-2013 (aged 67)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1968
    Occupations
    linguistjournalisttranslatoropinion journalistcontributing editor
    Biography

    Levon Ananyan was an Armenian journalist and translator.

  76. Tigran Mkrtchyan

    Tigran Mkrtchyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Tigran Mkrtchyan is an Armenian diplomat, historian and political scientist. As of April 2022, he serves as the Ambassador of Armenia to the Hellenic Republic and to the Republic of Albania.

  77. Vladimir Sargsyan

    Vladimir Sargsyan
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1935-2013 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Vladimir Sargsyan was an Armenian scientist in the field of mechanics. He was a professor, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Academician of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences.

  78. Tatul Hakobyan

    Tatul Hakobyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1990-1995
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Tatul Ashiki Hakobyan is an Armenian reporter and an independent political analyst.

  79. Bagrat Asatryan

    Bagrat Asatryan
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    economistpoliticianbanker
    Biography

    Bagrat A. Asatryan, also transliterated Bagrat Asatrian or Assatrian, is an Armenian economist and the former Chairman of the Central Bank of Armenia from 1994 to 1998. He is one of the architects of the modern-day Armenia. On February 3, 1998 because of a political crisis in the country, Bagrat Asatryan resigned from his post with several of his key allies including the President Levon Ter-Petrossian, Vano Siradeghyan, Head of the National Assembly Babken Ararktsyan and Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Arzumanyan.

  80. Tigran Balayan

    Tigran Balayan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Tigran Balayan is an Armenian diplomat and historian, As of October 2018, he serves as the Ambassador of Armenia to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the OPCW..

  81. Sen Arevshatyan

    Sen Arevshatyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1928-2014 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    historianphilosopher
    Biography

    Sen S. Arevshatyan was an Armenian scholar, whose works are devoted to the history of ancient and medieval Armenian philosophy and historical sources. He also specialized in the publication of critical texts and scientific translations of medieval works. His research focused on the 5th century philosopher David the Invincible.

  82. Garnik Karapetyan

    Garnik Karapetyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1958-2018 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    mathematicianprofessor
    Biography

    Garnik A. Karapetyan was an Armenian scientist and mathematician. His main research was in the fields of mathematical analysis, differential equations and mathematical physics. At the time of his death he was a professor of mathematics at Russian-Armenian University in Yerevan, Armenia, and chaired the Department of Mathematics and Mathematical Modeling.

  83. Aram Nalbandyan

    Aram Nalbandyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1908-1987 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    physicistchemist
    Biography

    Aram Bagrati "Bagratovich" Nalbandyan was a Soviet Armenian physicist, prominent in the field of physical chemistry, founder of the Institute of Chemical Physics in Yerevan, Armenia, and academician-secretary of the Chemical Department of the Armenian Academy of Sciences (AS). He is the author of more than 400 scientific articles and five monographs.

  84. Samvel Grigoryan

    Samvel Grigoryan
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1907-1987 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    poettranslator
    Biography

    Samvel Avanesovich Grigoryan was Soviet Armenian poet and translator.

  85. Meruzhan Ter-Gulanyan

    Meruzhan Ter-Gulanyan
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalistprosaist
    Biography

    Meruzhan Ter-Gulanyan is a writer publicist, a member of mass media council of RA.

  86. Artashes Laparitovich Shahinyan

    Artashes Laparitovich Shahinyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1906-1978 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    mathematician
    Biography

    Artashes Shahinyan was an Armenian mathematician, Doctors of Sciences in Physics and Mathematics (1944), Professor (1944), a member of the Armenian Academy of Sciences (1947, (1947, correspondant member 1945). Deserved scientist of ArmSSR (1961). He worked in complex analysis, and except writing research papers, had authored also texts and research monographs in mathematics. Being a talented mentor and professor, Shahinyan had been a teacher and research supervisor for many young gifted mathematicians. He is the founder of the Armenian research mathematical school, which already in the 1940s and early 1950s was known internationally. Academician Shahinyan has been also known by his speeches and publications on many questions of public importance in Armenia. Some known Armenian poets, writers, and painters of the time have witnessed that Shahinyan had professional level knowledge in poetry, history, and arts. It is well known that he has been sharing also his that knowledge with his students. Among the first students of Academician Shahinyan were Sergey Mergelyan, Mkhitar Djrbashian, Rafayel Alexandryan, Alexander Talalyan, and Norair Arakelian, who became famous mathematicians, academicians, and the next leaders of the Armenian mathematical school.

  87. Ruben Mirzakhanyan

    Ruben Mirzakhanyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    historianpolitician
    Biography

    Ruben Mirzakhanyan is an Armenian political and educational figure, editor, Doctor of History, professor, RA Honoured Cultural Figure, and Rector of the Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan.

  88. Lousine Badalyan

    Lousine Badalyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    presenterpoliticiantelevision presenter
    Biography

    Lusine Badalyan is an Armenian television presenter and politician, who has been a member of National Assembly of Armenia since 2018.

  89. Natalya Melik Melikyan

    Natalya Melik Melikyan
    Years
    1906-1989 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    docentbiologist
    Biography

    Natalya Melik Melikyan was an Armenian scientist.

  90. Gagik Sargsyan

    Gagik Sargsyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1926-1998 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    historian
    Biography

    Gagik Sargsyan was an Armenian historian, who served as the vice president of the Armenian Academy of Sciences.

  91. Gagik Yeganyan

    Gagik Yeganyan
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    economiststatesperson
    Biography

    Gagik Yeganyan is an Armenian politician.

  92. Naira Hovakimyan

    Naira Hovakimyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Naira Hovakimyan is an Armenian control theorist who holds the W. Grafton and Lillian B. Wilkins professorship of the Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was the inaugural director of the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory during 2015-2017, associated with the Coordinated Science Laboratory at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  93. Ruben Vardanyan

    Ruben Vardanyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1929-1996 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    amateur wrestler
    Biography

    Ruben Vardanayn is a well known Armenian wrestler, Champion of the Republic of Armenia, Champion of the USSR, Honored Coach of the Republic of Armenia, Honorary member of the Olympic Committee.

  94. Levon Chookaszian

    Levon Chookaszian
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Levon Chookaszian is an Armenian art historian and the UNESCO Chair of Armenian Art History. He is also currently the Head of Chair of History and Theory of Armenian Art at Yerevan State University. Professor Chookaszian has delivered numerous lectures, particularly on medieval Armenian art, at universities in the former Soviet Union, Europe, and the United States and taught courses on Armenian art at UCLA.

  95. Ashot Melkonyan

    Ashot Melkonyan
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1977-1982
    Occupations
    historian
    Biography

    Ashot A. Melkonyan is Doctor of History, Professor, Academician of Academy of Sciences of Armenia. Since 2002 he is the Director of the Institute of History of National Academy of Sciences of Armenia.

  96. Sedrak A. Sedrakyan

    Sedrak A. Sedrakyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1969-1974
    Occupations
    psychologist
    Biography

    Sedrak A. Sedrakyan is an Armenian psychologist, doctor of Psychological Sciences, and professor.

  97. Ruben Zaryan

    Ruben Zaryan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1909-1994 (aged 85)
    Enrolled in Yerevan State University
    Studied in 1936
    Occupations
    literary scholartheatrologist
    Biography

    Ruben Varosi Zaryan was a Soviet Armenian theatre specialist, Doctor of Art history, Professor, awarded by the Renowned Master of the Armenian SSR title and medals.

  98. Razmik Martirosyan

    Razmik Martirosyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Razmik Martirosi Martirosyan is an Armenian Politician.

  99. Arsen Hambardzumyan

    Arsen Hambardzumyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    historianpolitician
    Biography

    Arsen Khachik Hambardzumyan is an Armenian politician.

  100. Satik Seyranyan

    Satik Seyranyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    journalistpresenter
    Biography

    Savik Sevranyan is an Armenian journalist who has served as the president of the Union of Journalists of Armenia since 2017.