Karo Halabyan

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Karo Halabyan
Born July 26, 1897
Elisabethpol
Died January 5, 1959(1959-01-05) (aged 61)
Moscow
Nationality Soviet Armenian
Occupation Architect

Karo Halabyan (Armenian: Կարո Հալաբյան) (July 26, 1897, Elisabethpol, now Ganja - January 5, 1959, Moscow) was an Soviet Armenian architect. He was Honoured promoter of the Art of Armenian SSR (1940).

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Monument to the 100th anniversary of Karo Halabyan, Yerevan

In 1917, Halabyan finished Nersisyan School in Tiflis. And 1929 he finished Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. From 1932, he worked in Moscow. In 1943, Halabyan lead the main lay-out of Volgograd. In 1936, he was elected as an honorary correspondent member of Royal Institute of British Architects.

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