February 1, 1912|
Gecherlu, Erivan Governorate, Russian Empire (present-day Mrgashat, Armenia)
|Died||August 16, 2004
|Other names||Babken Nikoghosi Arakelyan|
Babken Nikolayi Arakelyan (Armenian: Բաբկեն Նիկոլայի Առաքելյան; February 1, 1912 – August 16, 2004) was an Armenian historian and archeologist. He specialized in ancient and medieval Armenian history, culture and art. He graduated from Yerevan State University in 1938. He was a professor and a full member (academician) of the Armenian Academy of Sciences since 1974. He headed the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography between 1959 and 1990.
- "Բաբկեն Նիկոլայի Առաքելյան [Babken Nikolayi Arakelyan]" (in Armenian). Yerevan: Armenian Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 7 September 2014.