|Deputy Speaker of National Assembly of Armenia|
|Preceded by||Albert Bazeyan|
|Succeeded by||Ruben Miroyan|
|Born||June 28, 1947|
|Died||October 27, 1999 (aged 52)|
|Alma mater||Yerevan State University|
Bakhshyan was born in 1947, in Goris. He finished the faculty of Physics of the Yerevan State University, then worked as senior scientist. He became Deputy speaker of the Armenian parliament in 1998 until his assassination with other eight politicians in parliament in the Armenian parliament shooting.
He had three children with his wife, Anahit Bakhshyan.