Alexander Khatisian

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Alexander Khatisian
Ալեքսանդր Խատիսեան
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Foreign Affairs Minister of Armenia
In office
30 June 1918 – 4 November 1918
Preceded by position established
Succeeded by Sirakan Tigranian
In office
27 April 1919 – 5 May 1920
Preceded by Sirakan Tigranian
Succeeded by Hamo Ohanjanian
Prime Minister of Armenia
In office
28 May 1919 – 5 May 1920
Preceded by Hovhannes Katchaznouni
Succeeded by Hamo Ohanjanian
Interior Minister of Armenia
In office
26 January 1919 – 27 April 1919
Preceded by Aram Manukian
Succeeded by Sargis Manasian
Welfare Minister of Armenia
In office
13 December 1918 – 7 February 1919
Preceded by Aram Manukian
Succeeded by Sahak Torosian
Mayor of Tiflis
In office
1910–1917
Preceded by Vasiliy Cherkezov
Succeeded by Benia Chkhikvishvili
Mayor of Alexandropol
In office
1917–1917
Personal details
Born (1874-02-17)17 February 1874
Tiflis, Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire
Died 10 March 1945(1945-03-10) (aged 71)
Paris, France
Nationality Armenian
Political party Armenian Revolutionary Federation

Alexander Khatisyan (Armenian: Ալեքսանդր Խատիսեան) (Tiflis, 17 February 1874 — Paris, 10 March 1945) was an Armenian politician and a journalist.[1] Khatisian was born in Tiflis, Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire (now Tbilisi), Georgia). He served as the mayor of Tiflis (Tbilisi) from 1910 to 1917. During this period Count Illarion Ivanovich Vorontsov-Dashkov consulted with him, the primate of Tbilisi, Bishop Mesrop Der-Movsesian, and the prominent civic leader Dr. Hakob Zavriev about the creation of Armenian volunteer detachments in the summer of 1914.[2] During the establishment of First Republic of Armenia, he served as a member from the Armenian National Council of Tiflis to the Armenian National Council and later to the permanent executive committee selected by Armenian Congress of Eastern Armenians. After declaration of the First Republic of Armenia, he served as Foreign Minister and signed the Treaty of Batum with the Ottoman Empire. He was elected as the prime minister from 1919 to 1920.[1] Khatisian died in exile in Paris, France on 10 March 1945.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Personalia: Khatisian, Alexander". Caucasian Knot. 2007-03-17. Retrieved 2008-06-27. [dead link]
  2. ^ Hovannisian “The Armenian People from Ancient to Modern Times “ p 280
Political offices
Preceded by
Hovhannes Katchaznouni
Prime Minister of the First Republic of Armenia
1919-1920
Succeeded by
Hamo Ohanjanian