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List of notable or famous photographers from Armenia, with bios and photos, including the top photographers born in Armenia and even some popular photographers who immigrated to Armenia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Armenian photographers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These photographers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known photographer from Armenia is included when available.

List features people like Anastas Mikoyan Jr., Yousuf Karsh, and many more

This historic photographers from Armenia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Armenian photographers of note?" and "Who are the most famous photographers from Armenia?" These prominent photographers of Armenia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Armenian photographers.

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Alfred Yaghobzadeh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Photographers from Armenia
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Alfred Yaghobzadeh, is an Iranian photographer of Assyrian descent who is noted for his war photography. Yaghobzadeh was born in Tehran, to a Christian Armenian-Assyrian family. His photographs in Iran during the 1979 Iranian Revolution and during the Iran–Iraq War led to his work for the Associated Press, Gamma, and Sygma news agencies. Since 1983 Yaghobzadeh has photographed for the Sipa Press. and his photos have also appeared in Time, Newsweek, Stern, Paris Match, El País and GEO. Yaghobzadeh has covered armed conflicts and wars in Cuba, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Somalia, the Israeli–Palestinian conflict and the Lebanese Civil War. In Lebanon, he was wounded and taken hostage, and in ...more

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Anastas Mikoyan Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Photographers from Armenia
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Stas Namin – Soviet and Russian musician, composer and producer, artist and photographer, theatre and movie director, founder and leader of The Flowers rock-band; founder, producer of Gorky Park rock-band, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Ballet-on-Ice, Moscow Music and Drama Thetre and others ventures. During the Soviet time he was forbidden as a dissident, and was not allowed to go abroad. From the very beginning of perestroika he started numerous innovative projects which were some of the first post-Soviet era private enterprises, and helped pave the way for Russian show business in the new era. In the second half of the 1980s, Namin vividly demonstrated that he was a pioneer in the new ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

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Antoin Sevruguin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Photographers from Armenia
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Antoin Sevruguin was a photographer in Iran during the reign of the Qajar dynasty. ...more

Age: Died at 103 (1830-1933)

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Ara Güler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Photographers from Armenia
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Ara Güler is a Turkish Armenian photojournalist, nicknamed "the Eye of Istanbul" or "the Photographer of Istanbul". He is considered one of Turkey's few internationally known photographers. ...more

Age: 89

Birthplace: Beyoğlu, Turkey

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