Supreme Council (Armenia)

The Supreme Council of the Armenian SSR (Russian: Верховный Совет Армянской ССР) was the supreme soviet (main legislative institution) of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic (from July 1938), and the independent Republic of Armenia, from 23 August 1990 until 1995 when it was superseded by the National Assembly, with the adoption of the Armenian Constitution.

Supreme Council of the Armenian SSR

Верховный Совет Армянской ССР
 Armenian SSR (1938–1990)
 Armenia (1990-1995)
Coat of arms or logo
History
Established1938
Disbanded1995
Preceded byArmenian National Council
Succeeded byNational Assembly (Armenia)
Leadership
Chairman
Babken Ararktsyan (1991–1995)
Meeting place
Yerevan

The Supreme Council was preceded by the Armenian National Council (1917-1918) and then a Khorhurd (legislature), before Armenia became part of the Soviet Union in 1920.[1]

ConvocationsEdit

  • 1st convocation (1938–1946)
  • 2nd convocation (1947–1950)
  • 3rd convocation (1951–1954)
  • 4th convocation (1955–1959)
  • 5th convocation (1959–1962)
  • 6th convocation (1963–1966)
  • 7th convocation (1967–1970)
  • 8th convocation (1971–1974)
  • 9th convocation (1975–1979)
  • 10th convocation (1980–1984)
  • 11th convocation (1985–1989)
  • 12th convocation (1990–1995)

Notable membersEdit

Members included:

ReferencesEdit