Harutiun Alpiar

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Harutiun Alpiar (1864-1919)

Harutiun Alpiar (Armenian: Յարութիւն Ալբիար, July 12, 1864 in Smyrna - April 5, 1919) was an ethnic Armenian journalist and humorous writer.[1]

He used the pseudonyms Chrysanthemum and Radames. He received his education in Constantinople. He lived in Italy, France, and Egypt, where he edited the magazine Paros.[2] He has written satirical novels and was the author of "Fantazio"(1913) which was a collection of his works. A large part of his work is still scattered in magazines.


  1. ^ Teotig Teotores, Lapcinchiyan (1907). Ամէնուն Տարեցոյցը. Everyone's Yearbook. (in Armenian). Constantinople: V. &. H. Der Nersesian Publishers. 
  2. ^ "Harutyun Alpiar" (in Armenian). Anunner.com. Retrieved 22 September 2012.