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Honorary citizens of Yerevan

1983

 

VICTOR HAMBARDZUMYAN
President of the Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR,
academician, double hero of socialist labor, hero of Armenia

 

SUREN PETROSYAN
Brigade-leader of machine operatives at "Nairit"
scientific-production unit

 

SARGIS MARTIROSYAN
Lieutenant-general, hero of the Soviet Union

 

1984

 

CHRISTAPOR PIRUMOV
Personal pensioner of USSR state significance, academician

 

GRISHA MARGARYAN
Brigade-leader of the building plot N31 of “YerArdShin” trust

 

GOHAR GASPARYAN
Soloist of Yerevan state academic theater of opera and ballet
after A. Spendiaryan, national artist of USSR, state prizes laureate

 

1985

 

HAIK MARTIROSYAN
Major-general, veteran of the Great Patriotic war

 

SERO KHANZADYAN
Writer, hero of socialist labor

 

ROLAND MOVSISYAN
Head of the production division N31 at "Hayelectromekena"
(ArmElectricMachine)

 

1986

 

SILVA KAPUTIKYAN
Woman writer, state prizes laureate

 

HOVIK ABRAHAMYAN
Brigade-leader at "Yerevanshin" construction-and-assembling
production union

 

GRIGOR KHANJYAN
National artist of USSR, state prizes laureate

 

MIKHAIL DUDIN
Secretary of the writers' union of Russian Federation, writer

 

ARMAN KUCHUKYAN
Chief constructor of the computer integrated system at the
scientific research institute of mathematical machines

 

1987

 

ALEXANDER HARUTYUNYAN
Composer, national artist of USSR, state prize laureate

 

SHAVARSH KARAPETYAN
Head of the youth technical art center, honored master of sports,
record-holder of underwater speedy swimming, champion of Europe

 

MAMBRE GARAGASH
CPSU party member since 1920, honored worker of RA science

 

SAMAND SIABANDOV
Veteran of the Great Patriotic war and labor, hero of the Soviet Union

 

ELMIR HARUTYUNYAN
Worker of "Elektrasark" production union, deputy of the
Supreme Council, laureate of USSR state prize

 

1990

 

LORIS TJEKNAVORYAN
Art director and the chief conductor of the Armenian state and
Yerevan Council Youth symphonic orchestras

 

1991

 

GRIGOR MINASYAN
Citizen of German Federation, benefactor

 

1994

 

MARKOS GRIGORYAN
American-Armenian painter

 

1995

 

REGINA GHAZARYAN

RA honored painter

 

VACHE MANUKYAN
American-Armenian benefactor

 

SARGIS HAKOBYAN
American-Armenian benefactor

 

CHARLES AZNAVOIR
Singer, French-Armenian benefactor

 

1997

 

ANDREY BITOV
Citizen of Russian Federation, writer, publicist

 

SARGIS HAKOBYAN
American-Armenian benefactor

 

1998

 

CARLOS MENEM
President of Argentine Republic

 

EDGAR HOVHANNISYAN
Composer, national artist of USSR, state prize laureate

 

ARKADI TER-TADEVOSYAN (COMANDOS)
Commander-in-chief, major-general

 

GRIGOR HASRATYAN
Former head of the executive committee of
Yerevan City Council

 

1999

 

EDUARD SHEVARNADZE
First president of the Republic of Georgia

 

PETER STOYANOV
President of the Republic of Bulgaria

 

PAVEL GRACHEV
Former minister of defense of Russian Federation

 

2000

 

KHOREN ABRAHAMYAN
National artist of USSR, state prizes laureate

 

SOS SARGSYAN
National artist of USSR, state prizes laureate

 

ALBERT AZARYAN
Multiple champion of Olympic games, the world and Europe,
honored master of sports

 

JIVAN GASPARYAN
Duduk (fife) player, RA national artist

 

VILEN HAKOBYAN
Rector of Yerevan medical university after Mkhitar Heratsi

 

HRAIR HOVAKIMYAN
US citizen, cardiologist, surgeon

 

GERHARD MAYER
Citizen of German Federation, president of the Red Cross

 

2001

 

EMIL LAHUD
President of the Republic of Lebanon

 

EDVARD MIRZOYAN
Composer, national artist of USSR, state prizes laureate

 

ALEXANDER LUKASHENKO
President of the Republic of Belarus

 

GURGEN DALIBALTAYAN
Major-general, councilor of RA president

 

EDUARD ISABEKYAN
National painter of Armenia, professor

 

HRANT MATEVOSYAN
Prose writer, RA state prize laureate

 

ARMEN JIGARKHANYAN
National artist of USSR and RA, state prizes laureate

 

HAKOB HAKOBYAN
RA national painter, state prize laureate

 

ALEXANDER KIRAKOSYAN
Party figure, former deputy head of the USSR council of ministers

 

VLADIMIR MOVSISYAN
Political figure, councilor of RA prime-minister

 

ARKADI GHUKASYAN
President of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

 

HOVHANNES CHEKIJYAN
Choirmaster, national artist of USSR, state prize laureate

 

SEN AREVSHATYAN
Academician of RA Academy of Sciences

 

JAN-CLOD GODEN
France, mayor of Marseilles

 

ALEXANDER KVASHNEVSKI
President of the Republic of Poland

 

2002

 

MURAD MURADYAN
Former head of the executive committee of Yerevan city council

 

LEVON SHAHBAZYAN
RA honored builder

 

FADEY SARGSYAN
President of RA Academy of Sciences

 

YURI LUZHKOV
Mayor of Moscow

 

VARDUHI VARDERESYAN
Actress< national artist of USSR

 

ATOM EGOYAN
Film director

 

LEONID KUCHMA
President of the Republic of Ukraine

 

BORIS YELTSIN
The first president of Russian Federation

 

2003

 

JIM TOROSYAN
Architect, academician

 

HRACHUHI JINANYAN
Actress, professor of the Yerevan state institute of the stage and screen

 

LEVON MALKHASYAN
Pianist, president of the club "Jazz-Art"

 

NIKOGHAYOS NIKOGHOSYAN
Painter

 

2004

 

SVETLANA GRIGORYAN
RA national artist, actress of the state theater of comedy
after Hakob Paronyan

 

SUREN GYANJUMYAN
RA honored cultural worker

 

HENRIK IGITYAN
RA honored art worker

 

VARAZDAT HARUTYUNYAN
honorary president of compatriot union "Vaspurakan",
academician, honored cultural worker

 

2005

 

ZORI BALAYAN
Writer-publicist

 

VLADIMIR RESIN
The first deputy of the mayor of Moscow

 

AZAT GASPARYAN
RA honored artist, state prizes laureate, board member
of the RA theatrical workers society, actor of the
state academic theater after Sundukyan

 

YERVAND GHAZANCHYAN
National artist, president of the RA theatrical workers society,
art director of the state theater of musical comedy after
A. Paronyan, state prize laureate, professor

 

HARUTYUN KEHEYAN
RA honored trainer, director of the stadium "Hrazdan"

 

PERCH ZEYTUNTSYAN
RA honored cultural worker, state prizes laureate

 

2006

 

TIGRAN MANSURYAN
RA national artist, state prizes laureate, composer

 

ASHOT GHAZARYAN
RA honored artist

 

ARAMAYIS SAHAKYAN
Honored journalist, laureate of the prize "Golden Pen",
editor-in-chief of the journal "Vozni" ("Hedgehog")

 

HAYRAPET GALSTYAN
Corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences,
doctor-professor of medical sciences, director of the national
oncological center after S. Fanarjyan

 

2007

 

MARTIN VARDAZARYAN
Composer

 

AGHASI AYVAZYAN
Writer and publicist

 

2008

 

KONSTANTIN ORBELYAN
National artist of USSR, laureate of international prizes,
multiyear head of the state variety ensemble of Armenian SSR

 

VLADIMIR MSRYAN
RA national artist, state prize laureate, actor of the drama
theater after Hrachya Ghaplanyan

 

HOVHANNES ZANAZANYAN
International class master of sports, champion of Olympic
Games, captain of the team “Ararat-73”


2009

 

VARAZDAT MKRTCHYAN
Head of the administrative region Nork-Marash of the city of Yerevan

 

2010

 

GABRIEL JMBERJYAN
The honorary president of of the charitable fund "Pyunik", Syrian-Armenian businessman, benefactor

 

SAMVEL PETROSYAN
An employee of CJSC "Yerevan Metro after Karen Demirchyan", electric train driver

 

2012

 

SERGEY HAMBARTSOUMYAN
Academician

 

ALEXANDER GRIGORYAN
The art director of the State Theatre of Russian Drama after K.Stanislavski

 

RAFAEL VAHANYAN
The International Grand Master, prominent chess player

 

HENRIKH MKHITARYAN
The member of the national team of Armenia, well-known footballer

 

2013

 

LEVON IGITYAN
RA Honorary worker of culture, architect

 

ALBERT MKRTCHYAN
RA People’s artist , director and art leader of Yerevan Artistic Theater after Mher Mkrtchyan, film director, scenario writer

 

HRACHIK ASHUGHYAN
RA Honorary worker of art, RA People’s artist

 

2014



EDWARD TADEVOSYAN
Eminent violinist, the art director of the String Quartet after Komitas, RA national artist, professor

 

MERUZHAN TER-GULANYAN
Writer and publicist



LEVON ARONYAN
Chess player, international Grand Master

 

KARINE DANIELYAN
Ecologist, professor