|Other names||Harut, Caramel Harut|
Haroutyun Gharagyozyan, better known as Harut or Caramel Harut was born on May 1, 1959 in Yerevan.
Murdered another former MP on October 7, 2018, and committed suicide hours later.
Mr. Gharagyozyan graduated with a degree in economics from the Yerevan Institute of National Economy in 1986. He also graduated in 2000 with a degree in law from Yerevan State University.
From 1985-1990 he worked first as an economist and later head of stores in the Haykhoghovakar Department. From 1992-1993 he was the general director of the Haymetaghar Company. From 1993-1995 he was the director of Yerevan Sweets and Pasta Factory. The next four years he was the president of Hayhroushak OJSC.
From 1990-1995 he served as a deputy of the Supreme Council (electoral district # 4) and was a member of the Republic Deputy Group.
From 1995-1999 he served in the NA (electoral district # 4) and he was a member first of the Republic Faction and later the Yerkrapah Deputy Group.
1999-2003 was his second term as a deputy of the NA (electoral district # 23) and he served on the NA Standing Committee of State and Legal Affairs and was a member of the Unity Faction.
On May 25, 2003 he was reelected to the NA from electoral district # 12. He is currently on the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs and is a member of both the Republican Party of Armenia Faction and party.
Mr. Gharagyozyan is married and has two children.