Anton Kochinyan

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Anton Kochinyan
Anton Kochinyan 2013 Armenian stamp.jpg
Anton Kochinyan on a 2013 Armenian stamp
First Secretary of the
Communist Party of Armenia (Soviet Union)
In office
1966–1974
Preceded by Yakov Zarobyan
Succeeded by Karen Demirchyan
Chairman of the Council of Ministers
In office
1952–1966
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia SSR
Personal details
Born Anton Ervandovich Kochinyan
October 25, 1913
Vahagni, Lori Province
Died December 1, 1990(1990-12-01) (aged 77)
Yerevan
Nationality Soviet Armenian
Occupation politician

Anton Ervandovich Kochinyan (Armenian: Անտոն Երվանդի Քոչինյան; 25 October 1913 – 1 December 1990, Yerevan) was a Soviet Armenian politician.

He was Chairman of the Council of Ministers from 1952 to 1966, and the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Armenia from 1966 until his retirement in 1974. He pleaded unsuccessfully with central government in Moscow for the unification of Karabakh with Armenia. He was succeeded by Karen Demirchyan in 1974.

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