Anton Kochinyan

Anton Ervandovich Kochinyan (Armenian: Անտոն Երվանդի Քոչինյան; 25 October 1913 – 1 December 1990, Yerevan) was a Soviet Armenian politician.

Anton Kochinyan
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Anton Kochinyan on a 2013 Armenian stamp
First Secretary of the Communist Party of Armenia
In office
5 February 1966 – 27 November 1974
Preceded byYakov Zarobyan
Succeeded byKaren Demirchyan
Chairman of the Council of Ministers
In office
1952–1966
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Armenian SSR
Personal details
Born
Anton Ervandovich Kochinyan

October 25, 1913
Vahagni, Lori Province, Russian Empire
DiedDecember 1, 1990(1990-12-01) (aged 77)
Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalitySoviet Armenian
Occupationpolitician

BiographyEdit

He was Chairman of the Council of Ministers from 1952 to 1966, and the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Armenia from 1966 until his retirement in 1974. He pleaded unsuccessfully with central government in Moscow for the unification of Karabakh with Armenia. He was succeeded by Karen Demirchyan in 1974.

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