Gagik Sargsyan (Armenian: Գագիկ Խորենի Սարգսյան; 6 April 1926, in Yerevan – 25 August 1998, in Yerevan) was an Armenian historian, who served as the vice president of the Armenian Academy of Sciences.
Gagik Sargsyan's plaque in Yerevan
|Died||25 August 1998 (aged 72)|
|Alma mater||Yerevan State UniversityLeningrad State University (1950)|
|Known for||Vice-president of the Armenian Academy of Sciences|
He studied at Yerevan State University, then finished Leningrad State University in 1950. From 1954 to 1962 Sarkisyan worked at Institute of History of the Armenian Academy of Sciences, Deputy Director of the Institute of History of the Armenian Academy of Sciences (1962-1966). Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Armenian Academy of Sciences, Professor of Yerevan State University. Academic-secretary of Humanitarian branch of the Armenian Academy of Sciences.
Honors and awardsEdit
- Honorary Member of Syrian Historical Society (1985).
- State Prize of Armenia (1985).