Axel Bakunts

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Birth name Alexander Stepani Tevosyan
Other names Aksel (Axel) Bakunts
Name in Armenian Ակսել Բակունց
Birthplace Goris
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Birth date 13 June 1899
Death date 1937/07/08
Death year 1937
Education Gevorkian Seminary
Languages Armenian
Ethnicities Armenian
Dialects Eastern Armenian
Major works Mtnadzor

Aksel (Axel) Bakunts (Armenian: Ակսել Բակունց, Alexander Stepani Tevosyan, June 13, 1899, Goris, Russian Empire - July 8, 1937, Soviet Armenia) was an Armenian prose writer, film-writer, translator and public activist.

The ruins of Bgheno-Noravank Monastery were rediscovered in the 1920s by Axel Bakunts, the famous prose writer, during one of his wanderings as agronomist. His house museum is in Goris.

Aksel Bakunts House-Museum To Be Repaired By The Instruction Of PM

ARMENPRESS 25 September, 2012 YEREVAN

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 25, ARMENPRESS: A consultation was held at Armenia's Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan office where Minister of Culture Hasmik Poghosyan made a report on the urgent need of launching relevant work in Aksel Bakunts house-museum located in Goris, and libraries of Ararat and Gyumry provinces.

Getting a detailed description of the situation Sargsyan commissioned Armenian Social Investment Find director immediately allocate 5 million dollars for Aksel Bakunts museum-house and reportedly 7 million for Ararat province library and 5 million for Gyumry for cultural institutions rehabilitation, heating systems, installation and other work, information and public relations department of Armenian Government informed Armenpress.

The house-museum of the 20th-century great Armenian prose writer Aksel Bakunts (1899-1937) is located in Goris, the main city of Syunik region. The writer's paternal house was turned into a house-museum in 1968.The main exhibits (nearly 500) and thousands of auxiliary materials, personal possessions and photographs present Aksel Bakunts' military life, his education and his prolific literary activities.Aksel Bakunts Day is held annually at this house-museum.


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