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IMPRESSIONS Voyager en Arménie par le biais des randonnées jalonnées de sites somptueux et de paysages variés est une belle découverte, un avant goût qui nous donne l'envie intense de revenir... — Nicole




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FAMOUS ARMENIANS

Archil Gorky - Armenian painter, citizen of the USA

Aram Khachaturian – Armenian, Soviet composer.  Khachaturian was the first composer in the Soviet Union to incorporate     modern music and classical ballet. Gayane Ballet, contains the famous "Sabre Dance"

Alain Prost - Race Car Driver - Won Formula 1 Race 4 Times

Alan Hovhaness - Composer - The Prayer of St. Gregory, Symphonies

Magnificat Alex Manoogian - Inventor, Businessman 

Andre Agassi - Tennis-Ranked # 1 in The World in 1995. 

Armenak Khanperiants (Sergei Khudiakov) - Marshal- of the II World War

Artem Mikoyan - Aircraft Designer-Creator and namesake of "MiG" Fighters of the Soviet Union and Russia.

Atom Egoyan - Director-Won 1997 Cannes Grand Prize & 2 Oscar Nominations for "The Sweet Hereafter" 
Charles Aznavour - Singer
Cher (Cherylin Sarkissian) - Actress, Singer
Calouste Gulbenkian - Oil Baron-"Mr. 5%" Made history in Iraqi oil wealth Earlier this century after Gaining 5% ownership of BP, and 3 Other major companies. Set up a large enduring foundation.

Dennis Agajanian - Singer-One of America's most popular gospel singers.

Jack Kevorkian - Physician-assisted suicide of promoteur.

Dr. Raymond Damadian - Inventor-MRI diagnosis machine. Magnetic resonance imaging allows the insides of the body to be viewed without actually using surgery.

Dr. Kazanjian Varazdat - Doctor-A ‘father’ of plastic surgery and Harvard professor.

Emile Lahoud - President of Lebanon, Lebanese general who united to form the religious factions of the Lebanese army.

Eric Bogosian - Writer / Actor

Garry Kasparov - Chess-Ranked # 1 in the world. Serving in Russian Parliament.

George Gurdjieff - Spiritual Leader

Hamazasp Babajanian - Marshal-II World War

Howard Kazanjian - Producer-Return of the Jedi and Raiders of the Lost Ark

Hovhannes Aivazovsky - Painter-Famous for his seascapes

Hovhannes Bagramian - Marshal-II World War

Hovhannes Isakov -Admiral II World War

Jerry Tarkanian - Coach-Turned The UNLV basketball team

Kevork Hovnanian - Homebuilder-One of top 10 U.S. homebuilders

Kirk Kerkorian - Businessman, Investor-Founded airlines, built Worlds Largest casinos, owned MGM studios and still owns MGM Grand, larger share of Diamler-Chrysler.

Luther Simjia -  Inventor of Medical photography systems, autofocus camera

Mike Connors (Ohanian) - Actor-Star of "Mannix"

Raffi (Cavoukian) - Songwriter / Singer-children's songwriter,

Ross Bagdasarian - Cartoonist-Creator of "The Chipmunks". ‘Alvin Simon and Theodore’, a popular children's cartoon. The "Chipmunks Christmas Album" is a classic.

Rouben Mamoulian - Director-First to use a mobile camera, Technicolor and a multiple channel sound track.        

Ashik Kerib Seymour Skinner (Armen Tamzarian) - Principal-Bart and Lisa's Principal is the "Simpson's".

Sergei Paradjanov – Director

Steven Zaillian - Screenwriter-Received Oscar for Schindlers List

System of a Down - Music group with growing popularity. 

Viktor Hambartsumian - Astrophysicist-Developed theories of young star clusters, and computing The Mass Ejected from nova stars. Headed Byurakan Observatory in Armenia, &  International Astrophysicist Organization.

William Saroyan - Novelist, Playwright-Won a Pulitzer Prize for the Play "The Time of Your Life" which he turned down. Wrote "The Human Comedy," "My Name is Aram", and directed a prize winning movie.

Zildjian Family - Manufacturers-World’s largest cymbal Manufacturer.

Juri Djorkaef -  French football player