|Native name||Պերճ Պռոշյան|
15 June 1837
Ashtarak, Erivan Governorate, Russian Empire
|Died||23 November 1907
Baku, Baku Governorate, Russian Empire
|Resting place||Armenian Pantheon of Tbilisi|
Proshian was born in a tailor's family in Ashtarak. The preliminary education has got parishioner of the place in the college (1849–52), then for short time in the palatial school of Yerevan. In 1856 had finished the Nersisyan School of Tbilisi, where and had been formed his national-democratic views. After completing one year of education in Tbilisi's palatial school, Proshian came back to Ashtarak in 1857 and had been appointed an inspector of the parish school.
In 1859, Proshian went to Tbilisi, where he taught at the Nersisyan School. From 1879 to 1881 had worked in Ejmiatsin as teachers' inspector. In 1887 had returned to Tbilisi. He died in Baku and was buried in the Armenian Pantheon of Tbilisi.
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