Gagik Sargsyan

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Gagik Sargsyan (Armenian: Գագիկ Խորենի Սարգսյան, Саркисян Гагик Хоренович, April 6, 1926, Yerevan - August 25, 1998, Yerevan) was an Armenian historian, academic, Vice-president of the Armenian Academy of Sciences.[1]

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 (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.

He is known for his works dedicated to Armenian and Oriental history, including the academic work dedicated to Armenian historian Movses Khorenatsi.[2]

Honors and awards[edit]

  • Honorary Member of Syrian Historical Society (1985).
  • State Prize of Armenia (1985).[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sarkisyan's Biography by Armenian Academy of Sciences
  2. ^ Institute of History of Armenian Academy
  3. ^ Sarkisyan's Biography by Armenian Academy of Sciences