Armenians in Syria
The Armenians in Syria are Syrian citizens of either full or partial Armenian descent. Syria and the surrounding areas have often served as a refuge for Armenians who fled from wars and persecutions s...
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Armenia-Syria relations
Armenian–Syrian relations are foreign relations between Armenia and Syria. Armenia has an embassy in Damascus and a consulate general in Aleppo. In 1997, Syria opened an embassy in Yerevan.Syria estab...
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Sarkis Assadourian
Sarkis Assadourian (born January 25, 1948) is an Armenian-Canadian politician from the Liberal Party of Canada. He became the first Armenian-Canadian to be elected to the House of Commons, with great ...
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List of Syrian Armenians
This is a list of some famous Armenians in Syria.
Jack Kachkar
Jack Kachkar (b. February 19, 1963) is CEO of Inyx, Inc, a speciality in pharmaceutical company founded in 2003. In addition to focusing on investments in the healthcare industry, Kachkar also curren...
Sarkis Soghanalian
Sarkis Garabet Soghanalian (Armenian: Սարգիս Սողանալեան; February 6, 1929 – October 5, 2011), nicknamed Merchant of Death, was an international private arms dealer who gained fame for being the "C...
Manvel Zulalyan
Manvel Karapeti Zulalyan (December 30, 1929, Aleppo, Syria - January 19, 2012, Yerevan, Armenia) was an Armenian historian, Armenologist, an academic of Armenian Academy of Sciences, member of Presidi...
Antranig Chalabian
Antranig Chalabian (March 11, 1922, Kessab, Syria - April 12, 2011, Southfield, Michigan) was a medical illustrator, cartographer and historian, an author of several volumes on Armenian history. He is...
Bedros Hadjian
Bedros Hadjian (born January 24, 1933, Jarabulus, Syria - died September 3, 2012, Buenos Aires, Argentina) was a Buenos Aires-based Armenian writer, educator and journalist. In 1954 he became the head...
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Arto Der Haroutunian
Arto der Haroutunian (1940–1987) was a celebrated British Armenian cook, artist, translator and writer.
Arto Der Haroutunian was born in 1940 in Aleppo, Syria to Armenian parents. His father...
Varoujan Garabedian
Varoujan Garabedian (Armenian: Վարուժան Կարապետեան, also Varadjian Garbidjian) is a former member of the Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia (ASALA).
He was born in 1954 in Kami...
Jean Carzou
Jean Carzou (1 January 1907 – 12 August 2000) was a French–Armenian artist, painter, and illustrator, whose work illustrated the novels of Ernest Hemingway and Albert Camus.
Carzou was born Karnik...
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Jacobo Harrotian
Jacobo Harrotian was a Mexican general who participated in the Mexican Revolution.
He was probably born in Aleppo, Syria to an Armenian family and spent most of his life in Zumpango del Río, Guerr...
Levon Ter-Petrosyan
Levon Ter-Petrosyan (Armenian: Լևոն Տեր-Պետրոսյան; born 9 January 1945) is an Armenian politician. He was the first President of Armenia from 1991 to 1998. A senior researcher at the Matenadaran I...
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Aram Tigran
Aram Tigran (Armenian: Արամ Տիգրան) or Aramê Dîkran (Kurdish rendering from Western Armenian), born Aram Melikyan (Armenian: Արամ Մելիքյան), (1934 – 8 August 2009) was a contemporary Arm...
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Hagop Barsoumian
Hagop Barsoumian (1 September 1936 in Aleppo, Syria - 1986). He was an Armenian scholar who concentrated on Armenology, in particular studies of the Armenian community in the Ottoman Empire in the nin...
Vartan Oskanian
Vartan Oskanian (Armenian: Վարդան Օսկանյան; born February 7, 1955) is former Foreign Minister of Armenia (1998–2008) and founder of the Civilitas Foundation.
Born into a wealthy Armenian jewe...
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Basile Petros IV Avkadian
Basile Petros IV Avkadian (in Armenian Բարսեղ Պետրոս Դ. Աւգատեան ) was an Armenian Catholic Patriarch from Aleppo, Syria from 1780 until 1788. He started as part of the St. Antonin Order. He served th...
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Moushegh Ishkhan
Moushegh Ishkhan (Armenian: Մուշեղ Իշխան) (born as Jenterejian, 1914 Sivrihisar - 1990 Beirut) was an Armenian Diasporan poet, writer and educator.Orphaned during the Armenian Genocide at the age ...
Karekin I
Karekin I (Eastern Armenian pronunciation: Garegin I) (Armenian: Գարեգին Ա. Սարգիսյան) (August 27, 1932 - June 29, 1999), served as the Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Church between 1995 and 199...
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George Tutunjian
George Tutunjian (Armenian: Ճորճ (Գեւորգ) Թութունճեան, Geworg T’ut’unč̣ean) (born c. 1930 in Aleppo, Syria – died November 7, 2006 in Montreal, Canada) was a singer of Armenian patriotic and revolut...
Garo Kahkejian
Garo Kahkejian (24 March 1962 - 26 June 1993) was a famed Armenian military commander and participant in the Nagorno-Karabakh war. He was the founder and commander of the «Խաչակիրներ» ("Crusaders") v...
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Jacob Petros II Hovsepian
Hagop Petros II Hovsepian (in Armenian Յակոբ Պետրոս Բ. Յովսէփեան ) was born in Aleppo, Syria. He spent 10 years living spiritual life at St. Antoine’s Convent. Ordained as priest by Monsignor Ardzivia...
Roger Altounyan
Roger Edward Collingwood Altounyan (1922–1987) was an Anglo-Armenian physician and pharmacologist who pioneered the use of sodium cromoglycate as a remedy for asthma. His family relocated to the Unite...