Mayor of Yerevan

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Mayor of Yerevan
Երևանի քաղաքապետ  (Armenian)
Flag of Yerevan.svg
Incumbent
Hrachya Sargsyan

since December 22, 2021
ResidenceYerevan City Hall
AppointerYerevan City Council
Term lengthFive years, renewable
Inaugural holderHovhannes Ghorghanyan
Formation1879
WebsiteOfficial website

The Mayor of Yerevan (Armenian: Երևանի քաղաքապետ) is head of the executive branch of Yerevan's government. He or she is elected by the Yerevan City Council. Recent city council elections took place in 2018, 2017 and 2013.

List of mayors[edit]

N Image Mayor Start date End date Political affiliation Note(s)
1 Հովհաննես Ղորղանյան.jpeg Hovhannes Ghorghanyan October 1879 September 1884
2 Բարսեղ Գեղամյան.jpeg Barsegh Gueghanyan September 1884 December 1893
3 Լևոն Տիգրանյանց.jpeg Levon Tigranyants January 1894 June 1895
4 Արամ Բունիաթյան.jpeg Aram Bounyatyan November 1895 October 1896
5 Vahan Ter-Sarkayan October 1896 November 1898
6 Իսահակ Մելիք Աղամալյան.jpeg Isahak Melik-Aghamalyan November 1898 March 1904
7 Հովհաննես Մելիք-Աղամալյան.jpeg Hovhannes Melik-Aghamalian March 1904 December 1910
8 Հովսեփ Տիգրանով.jpeg Hovsep Tigranov January 1911 March 1912
9 Հովհաննես Մելիք-Աղամալյան.jpeg Hovhannes Melik-Aghamalyan February 1912 December 1914 Former mayor from 1904 to 1910
10 Smbat Khachaturyants February 1915 December 1917
11 Թադևոս Թոշյան.jpeg Tadevos Toshyan November 20, 1917 December 25, 1918
12 Mkrtich Mussinyants January 9, 1919 November 27, 1920
13 Hrant Tavakyalian December 4, 1920 February 25, 1921
14 Kevork Sarksyan April 7, 1921 April 26, 1921
15 Benyamin Sahakian April 26, 1921 May 26, 1921
16 Ruben Safrazpekian May 26, 1921 April 10, 1922
17 Hayk Azatian January 3, 1922 February 25, 1922
18 Suren Shadunts.jpg Suren Shadunts May 5, 1922 July 29, 1922 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
19 Arakel Avakian July 7, 1922 June 11, 1923 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
20 Aram Chakheltian October 13, 1923 August 12, 1924 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
21 Aram Kostanian November 24, 1924 January 30, 1928 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
22 Vartan Mamikonian February 29, 1928 June 7, 1928 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
23 Kevork Hanessoghlian June 7, 1928 May 5, 1930 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
24 Sergei Mardvian August 4, 1930 January 4, 1931 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
25 Assadour Asriyan January 4, 1931 December 13, 1931 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
26 Erzinkyan A.A.jpg Aramais Erzinkyan December 13, 1931 March 1, 1933 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
27 Karapet Matinian March 18, 1933 August 1, 1936 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
28 Gevorg Hanessoghlian August 1, 1936 November 15, 1936 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
29 Alexander Shahsuvarian January 29, 1937 September 1, 1937 Communist Party
30 Levon Hovsepian October 2, 1937 December 17, 1938 Communist Party
31 Soghomon Varapetian December 17, 1938 January 2, 1940 Communist Party
32 Sarkis Kamalian January 9, 1940 May 19, 1943 Communist Party
33 Zaven Tchartchian May 20, 1943 September 4, 1944 Communist Party
34 Ashot Ghakarian September 4, 1944 April 2, 1945 Communist Party
35 Levon Hovsepian April 30, 1945 March 30, 1947 Communist Party Former mayor from 1937 to 1938
36 Yeghishe Vartanian March 30, 1947 May 9, 1952 Communist Party
37 Vazrik Sekoyan May 10, 1952 April 13, 1954 Communist Party
38 Papken Asdvadzadrian April 14, 1954 March 31, 1955 Communist Party
39 Gurgen Tcholakhian April 6, 1955 June 1, 1957 Communist Party
40 Gurgen Pahlevanian June 2, 1957 March 21, 1960 Communist Party
41 Souren Vartanian March 22, 1960 December 6, 1962 Communist Party
42 Grigor Hasratian December 17, 1962 February 12, 1975 Communist Party
43 Hrant Enkitarian March 18, 1975 April 28, 1975 Communist Party
44 Murad Muradian May 1, 1975 December 9, 1985 ex-deputy of National Assembly and ex-Minister of Ecology
45 Eduard Avakian December 10, 1985 October 9, 1989
46 Head of the Delegation of Armenia Artashes Geghamyan (cropped).jpg Artashes Geghamyan November 10, 1989 October 2, 1990 Communist Party Deputy since 1995
47 Hambardzoum Galstyan 1990 1992.jpg Hambardzum Galstyan December 4, 1990 December 22, 1992 Pan-Armenian National Movement
48 Vahagn-Khachatryan.jpg Vahagn Khachatryan December 4, 1992 February 22, 1996 Pan-Armenian National Movement
49 Ashot Mirzoyan February 23, 1996 November 7, 1996 Municipal advisor of Gyumri
50 Vano Siradeghyan November 14, 1996 February 2, 1998 Pan-Armenian National Movement Former deputy and former Interior minister
51 Suren Abrahamyan May 6, 1998 June 15, 1999 Republican Party Former Interior minister
52 Albert-Bazeyan.jpg Albert Bazeyan August 9, 1999 January 10, 2001 Republican Party ex-president of the Republican Party, vice-president of the National Assembly
53 Robert Nazaryan January 11, 2001 June 30, 2003
54 Yervand Zakharyan.jpg Yervand Zakharyan July 1, 2003 March 4, 2009 Republican Party
55 Gagik-Beglaryan-Armenia-Minister.jpg Gagik Beglaryan June 11, 2009 December 8, 2010 Republican Party Resigned after high-profile scandal
56 Karen Karapetyan (2017-01-24).jpg Karen Karapetyan December 17, 2010 November 2011 Independent
57 Taron Margaryan November 15, 2011 July 9, 2018 Republican Party
Камо Ареян (cropped).png Kamo Areyan July 9, 2018 October 13, 2018 Republican Party
58 Hayk Marutyan 2018.png Hayk Marutyan October 13, 2018 December 22, 2021 Civil Contract Removed from the post after losing the no confidence vote.[1]
59 Hrachya Sargsyan December 22, 2021 Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan loses no-confidence vote, Hrachya Sargsyan named successor". armenpress.am. Retrieved 2021-12-22.

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