Garegin Khachatryan

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Garegin Khachatryan - 1975-1995, was a talented sculptor, artist, freedom fighter.

  • Biography

Garegin Khachatryan was born in Yerevan, 17 September 1975. Son of Khachatryan Rafik - Khachar Afo - who was a sculpturer of the Union of the Artists of the USSR as well as of Armenia and a brave participant of the National Liberation movement of Armenians. Father - Rafik Khachatryan was in the Headquarters of the Independence Army of Armenia. Garegin Khachatryan graduate of an Armenian High school, as well as of Art Collage in Yerevan. Volunteer in self delfense forces. Had a good training in volunteer troops as a special force and paratrooper. He was a brave defender of the borders of the Republic of Armenia and a volunteer participant of self-defense operations in the border areas of Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh.

  • Awards

He was awarded with the "Medal for Braveness" of the Republic of Armenia.

  • Additional information

He was a direct descendant of the house of Daniel-Bek of Sassun (province Sassun of Western Armenia) (second half of the 18th century) and Khachatur-Bek of Mush (town Mush of Western Armenia) (first half of the 19th century).

    • References
  • Armenian Encyclopedia, Yerevan 2004. Encyclopedia of Karabakh Liberation War 1988-1994.
  • Television programmes of Armenian TV channels. 1998, August, November etc.