Parunak Ferukhan

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Parunak Ferukhan
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Born 1884
Istanbul, Ottoman Empire
Died 1915

Parunak Ferukhan (Armenian: Բարունակ Ֆէրուխան, 1884 – 1915) was a famed violinist, officer in the Finance Ministry and Official of the Bakırköy (Makriköy) administration.[1] He was a victim of the Armenian Genocide.

Life[edit]

Of Armenian descent, Parunak Ferukhan was born in Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. During the Armenian Genocide, he belonged to the second convoy with only two survivors that left Çankırı on 19 August 1915. He was jailed in Ankara 20–24 August and killed en route to Yozgat.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Avagyan, Karine (2002). Եղեռնահուշ մասունք կամ խոստովանողք եւ վկայք խաչի [Relic of the Genocide or to those who suffered in the name of the cross and died for their faith] (in Armenian). Erevan : "Zangak 97": Mughni. ISBN 978-99930-2-436-1. OCLC 62755097
  2. ^ Kévorkian, Raymond H (2006). Le Génocide des Arméniens. Histoire (Éditions Odile Jacob) (in French). Paris: Odile Jacob. p. 663. ISBN 978-2-7381-1830-1. LCCN 2006509499. OCLC 84844507.