Armen Darbinyan

Armen Razmiki Darbinyan (Armenian: Արմեն Ռազմիկի Դարբինյան; born January 23, 1964) is an Armenian politician who served as Prime Minister of Armenia from 1998 to 1999. In 1994, he was appointed First Vice-Chairman of the Central Bank of Armenia. In 1997, Darbinyan was appointed Armenian Minister of Finance.[1] On April 10, 1998, he was appointed as the Prime Minister of Armenia[2] until June 11, 1999. Since 2001, Armen Darbinyan has been rector of Russian-Armenian State University.

Armen Darbinyan
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Industry and Trade Minister of Armenia
In office
Preceded byHayk Gevorgyan
Succeeded byKaren Chshmaritian
7th Prime Minister of Armenia
In office
10 April 1998 – 11 June 1999
Preceded byRobert Kocharyan
Succeeded byVazgen Sargsyan
Armenian Minister of Finance
In office
15 May 1997 – 10 April 1998
Preceded byLevon Barkhudaryan
Succeeded byEdward Sandoyan
First Vice-Chairman of the Central Bank of Armenia
In office
Preceded byposition established
Succeeded byArthur Javadyan
Personal details
Born (1964-01-23) January 23, 1964 (age 58)
Leninakan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partynone
Alma materMoscow State University
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Darbinyan was recognised as a "Young World Leader" by the World Economic Forum.[2]


In 1986, he received an honors degree at the Department of Economy, Moscow State University. In 1989, Darbinyan completed a post-graduate course at Moscow State University.


  1. ^ "Historical Overview".
  2. ^ a b Armen Darbinyan Recognized Young World Leader by WEF[permanent dead link],, accessed February 2009
Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of Armenia
Succeeded by