Vakhtang Ananyan

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Vakhtang Ananyan
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Vakhtang Ananyan on a 2006 Armenian stamp
Born (1905-07-26)26 July 1905
Poghoskilisa, near Dilijan, Armenia
Died 4 March 1980(1980-03-04) (aged 74)
Yerevan, Armenia
Occupation writer

Vakhtang Stepani Ananyan (Armenian: Վախթանգ Ստեփանի Անանյան; 26 July 1905 – 4 March 1980) was an ethnic Armenian writer in the Soviet Union. He was awarded by Armenian State Prize in 1970.

Ananyan was born in Poghoskilisa village, near Dilijan. He was a participant of World War II. His first work was published in Pioner journal, in 1927.

He died in 1980 in Yerevan. A school in Yerevan is named after him.

See also[edit]

List of Armenian SSR State Prize winners

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