Mayor of Yerevan

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Mayor of the city of Yerevan
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Incumbent
Taron Margaryan

since November 15, 2011
Residence Yerevan City Hall
Term length Four years; may serve two consecutive terms
Formation 1879

The Mayor of Yerevan (Armenian: Երևանի քաղաքապետ) is head of the executive branch of Yerevan's government.

List of mayors[edit]

Mayor Start date End date Political affiliation Note(s)
Hovhannes Ghorghanyan October 1879 September 1884
Barsegh Gueghanyan September 1884 December 1893
Levon Tigranyants January 1894 June 1895
Aram Bounyatyan November 1895 October 1896
Vahan Ter-Sarkayan October 1896 November 1898
Isahak Melik-Aghamalyan November 1898 March 1904
Hovhannes Melik-Aghamalian March 1904 December 1910
Hovsep Tigranov January 1911 March 1912
Hovhannes Melik-Aghamalyan February 1912 December 1914 Former mayor from 1904 to 1910
Smbat Khachaturyants February 1915 December 1917
Tadevos Toshyan November 20 1917 December 25 1918
Mkrtich Mussinyants January 9 1919 November 27 1920
Hrant Tavakyalian December 4 1920 February 25 1919
Kevork Sarksyan April 7 1921 April 26 1921
Benyamin Sahakian April 26 1921 May 26 1921
Ruben Safrazpekian May 26 1921 April 10 1922
Hayk Azatian January 3 1922 February 25 1922
Souren Shadunts May 5 1922 July 29 1922
Arakel Avakian July 7 1922 June 11 1923
Aram Chakheltian October 13 1923 August 12 1924
Aram Kostanian November 24 1924 January 30 1928
Vartan Mamikonian February 29 1928 07-06 1928
Kevork Hanessoghlian June 7 1928 May 5 1930
Sergei Mardvian August 4 1930 January 4 1931
Assadour Asriyan January 4 1931 December 13 1931
Aramais Erznvian December 13 1931 March 1 1933
Karapet Matinian March 18 1933 August 1 1936
Gevorg Hanessoghlian August 1 1936 15-11 1936
Alexander Shahsuvarian January 29 1937 September 1 1937
Levon Hovsepian October 2 1937 December 17 1938
Soghomon Varapetian December 17 1938 January 2 1940
Sarkis Kamalian January 9 1940 May 19 1943
Zaven Tchartchian May 20 1943 September 4 1944
Ashot Ghakarian September 4 1944 April 2 1945
Levon Hovsepian April 30 1945 March 30 1947 Former mayor from 1937 to 1938
Yeghishe Vartanian March 30 1947 May 9 1952
Vazrik Sekoyan May 10 1952 April 13 1954
Papken Asdvadzadrian April 14 1954 March 31 1955
Gurgen Tcholakhian April 6 1955 June 1 1957
Gurgen Pahlevanian June 2 1957 March 21 1960
Souren Vartanian March 22 1960 December 6 1962
Grigor Hasratian December 17 1962 February 12 1975
Hrant Enkitarian March 18 1975 April 28 1975
Murad Muradian May 1 1975 December 9 1985 Stability ex-deputy of National Assembly and ex-Minister of Ecology
Eduard Avakian December 10 1985 October 9 1989
Artashes Geghamyan November 10 1989 October 2 1990 Communist party Deputy since 1995
Hambardzoum Galstyan December 4 1990 December 22 1992 Pan-Armenian National Movement
Vahagn Khachatryan December 4 1992 February 22 1996 Impeachment
Ashot Mirzoyan February 23 1996 November 7 1996 Municipal advisor of Gyumri
Vano Siradeghyan November 14 1996 February 2 1998 Pan-Armenian National Movement Former deputy and former Interior minister
Suren Abrahamyan May 6 1998 June 15 1999 Republican Party Former Interior minister
Albert Bazeyan August 9 1999 January 10 2001 Republican Party ex-president of the Republican Party, vice-president of the National Assembly
Robert Nazaryan January 11 2001 June 30 2003
Yervand Zakharyan July 1 2003 2009 Republican Party
Gagik Beglaryan June 11 2009 December 8 2010 Republican Party Resigned after high-profile scandal
Karen Karapetyan December 17 2010 November 2011 Republican Party
Taron Margaryan November 15 2011 present Republican Party

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