Stepan Pogosyan

Stepan Karapetovich Pogosyan (Poghosyan) (Armenian: Ստեփան Պողոսյան; February 10, 1932 in Agakchi, Talin region, Armenia – May 17, 2012) was an Armenian historian and politician, a communist and social-democrat activist.[1]

Stepan Pogosyan
First Secretary of the
Communist Party of Armenia
In office
November, 1990 – May, 1991
Preceded byVladimir Movsisyan
Succeeded byAram Sargsyan
Member of Soviet Union Communist Party Central Committee
In office
1990–1991
Personal details
Born
Stepan Karapetovich Pogosyan (Poghosyan)

February 10, 1932
Agakchi, Talin, Armenia, Transcaucasian SFSR, Soviet Union
DiedMay 17, 2012(2012-05-17) (aged 80)
Yerevan, Armenia
NationalityArmenian
Political partyCommunist Party of Armenia
Democratic Party of Armenia
Alma materYerevan State University
Occupationhistorian and politician
ProfessionDoctor of historical sciences, Professor

He studied at Yerevan State University. Then he ruled the state tele-radio-industry in Soviet Armenia for many years. From November, 1990 to May, 1991 he was the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Armenia, a member of Soviet Union Communist Party Central Committee (1990–91).

Poghosyan was a Doctor of historical sciences, Professor. He was an author of a number of books. He was also one of the leading members of Democratic Party of Armenia.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Մահացել է ականավոր պատմաբան Ստեփան Պողոսյանը (in Armenian). News.am. 2012-05-17. Retrieved 28 May 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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