Gegham Ter-Karapetian

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Gegham Ter-Karapetian
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Native name Gegham Ter-Karapetian
Born 1856
village of Kheybian, Bitlis Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
Died November 28, 1918 (aged 61–62)
Constantinople
Other names Msho Gegham
Occupation writer and politician

Gegham Ter-Karapetian (Armenian: Գեղամ Տhր-Կարապետեան) (1856-1918), better known by his pen name Msho Gegham (Մշոյ Գեղամ), is a renowned Armenian writer and politician.

Biography[edit]

Ter-Karapetian was born in 1865 [!] in the village of Kheybian in Bitlis Vilayet, Ottoman Empire.[1]

He was a major writer of Western Armenian provincial literature.[2][3] He was also a respected journalist and statesman.[4]

Ter-Karapetian served as a deputy in the Ottoman Chamber of Deputies from the Armenian Revolutionary Federation.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Remember (list of Armenian Genocide victims)". Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute. Retrieved 28 March 2013. 
  2. ^ J. Hacikyan, Agop J. Hacikyan (2005). The Heritage of Armenian Literature From The Eighteenth Century To Modern Times. Detroit: Wayne State Univ Pr. p. 565. ISBN 9780814332214. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Kaligian, Dikran Mesrob. Armenian organization and ideology under Ottoman rule, 1908-1914 (Rev. ed.). New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers. ISBN 9781412842457. 
  4. ^ Mouradian, George (1995). Armenian infotext (1st ed.). Southgate, Mich.: Bookshelf Publishers. ISBN 9780963450920. Retrieved 11 September 2013.