Ellen Byuzand (Eghisabet Stamboltsyan) 1895-1970

Ellen was born in Alexandropol (Gyumri). She received education at the Hovnanian School in Tbilisi, and later she studied law in Rostov. Ellen joined the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Dashnaktsutyun from the very young age, she was the secretary of the parliament of Armenia and held Continue Reading

Mariam Khatisyan (1845-1914)

Mariam Khatisyan (1845-1914) was born in Tbilisi, she studied at the Tbilisi Women’s Institute. Mariam organized a special literary salon at her home, where the Armenian intellectuals of Tbilisi were gathering. She studied Armenian in that environment and engaged in cultural activities. Mariam Khatisyan was Continue Reading

Pertchuhi Partizpanian-Barseghian (1886 – 1940)

Image from http://womennet.am Pertchuhi is an Armenian public figure, pedagogue, writer. The wife of Sargis Barseghian (military, political figure). Pertchuhi was born in 1886 in Edirne. She graduated from High School in Plovdiv, then she studied literature and pedagogy in Geneva. At the age of Continue Reading

Tiruhi Missakian – Azarian (1891 – 1964)

Tiruhi was born in Constantinople in 1891, she studied at the Esayan School and later started teaching at the same school. The Armenian press was also in the frma of Tiruhi’s interests. She took the administrative responsibility of the “Tchakatamart” (Battle) daily (1918-24), which was Continue Reading

Mariam Tumanyan (July 21(28), 1870, Tbilisi-1947, Tbilisi), Armenian cultural figure

Mariam had great respect for Armenian cultural figures whom she was always helping materially and ideologically. She was deputy chairman of the Tiflis Armenian Charity Company and even led the Theatrical Union for several years. Mariam co-worked in several translated publications by Hovhannes Tumanyan. In Continue Reading