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List of Syrian Armenians

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List of Syrian Armenians

This is a list of some famous Armenians in Syria.

Politics and military


Literature, history and journalism



  • Kevork Mardikian (born 1957, Latakia), football trainer and one of the best Syrian footballers of all time, played during the 1970s and 1980s.
  • Mardik Mardikian (born 1992, Latakia), current member of Syria national football team, son of trainer Kevork Mardigian.

Music, theatre and drama

  • George Tutunjian (1930, Aleppo – 2006, Montreal), renowned Armenian patriotic songs performer.
  • Aram Tigran (1934, Qamishli – 2009, Athens), famous Armenian singer among Kurds who sang primarily in Kurdish and Armenian.
  • Karnig Sarkissian (born 1953, Aleppo), renowned contemporary performer of Armenian revolutionary songs.
  • Paul Baghdadlian (1953, Aleppo – 2011, Glendale, California), worldwide Armenian singer.
  • Haig Yazdjian (born 1959, Aleppo), Greece-based Syrian-Armenian composer, vocalist and an Oud player.
  • Avraam Russo (born 1969, Aleppo), born as Apraham Ipjian, famous Syrian-Armenian singer in Russia.
  • Raffi Ohanian (born 1989, Aleppo), contemporary singer, the 2009-2010 winner of Hay Superstar TV hit show of the Idol series in Armenia.

Visual arts

  • Jean Carzou (1907, Aleppo – 2000, Marsac-sur-l'Isle, Dordogne), renowned French-Armenian painter from Syria.
  • Shahen Khachatrian (born 1934, Aleppo), artist and art expert, founding director of Arshile Gorky Museum in Vagharshapat.

Business and public activism


See also

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