Stepan Pogosyan

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Stepan Pogosyan
First Secretary of the
Communist Party of Armenia
In office
November, 1990 – May, 1991
Preceded by Vladimir Movsisyan
Succeeded by Aram Sargsyan
Member of Soviet Union Communist Party Central Committee
In office
Personal details
Born Stepan Karapetovich Pogosyan (Poghosyan)
February 10, 1932
Agakchi, Talin region, Armenia
Died May 17, 2012(2012-05-17) (aged 80)
Nationality Armenian
Political party Communist Party of Armenia
Democratic Party of Armenia
Alma mater Yerevan State University
Occupation historian and politician
Profession Doctor of historical sciences, Professor

Stepan Karapetovich Pogosyan (Poghosyan) (Armenian: Ստեփան Կարապետի Պողոսյան; February 10, 1932 in Agakchi, Talin region, Armenia – May 17, 2012) was an Armenian historian and politician, a communist and social-democrat activist.[1]

He studied at Yerevan State University. Then he ruled the state tele-radio-industry in Soviet Armenia for many years. From November, 1990 to May, 1991 he was the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Armenia, a member of Soviet Union Communist Party Central Committee (1990–91).

Poghosyan is a Doctor of historical sciences, Professor. He was an author of a number of books. He was also one of the leading members of Democratic Party of Armenia.


  1. ^ Скончался Степан Погосян (in Russian). Armenpress. 2012-05-17. Retrieved 28 May 2012. 

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