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List of famous politicians from Armenia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Armenian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Armenian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Armenia and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Armenia, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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Adam Benjamin, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Died at 47 (1935-1982) Adam Benjamin Jr. was an American politician and a United States Representative from Indiana's 1st congressional district, serving from 1977 until his death in 1982. Benjamin was the first ...more

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Alexander Raphael is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Alexander Raphael Alexander Raphael was the first British-Armenian to serve in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. He was returned as a Liberal MP from the Irish constituency of County Carlow, at a ...more

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Anastas Mikoyan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Died at 83 (1895-1978) Anastas Ivanovich Mikoyan was an Old Bolshevik and Soviet statesman during the mandates of Lenin, Stalin, Khrushchev, and Brezhnev. Dubbed the Vicar of Bray of politics, he was the only Soviet ...more

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Andranik Margaryan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Andranik Margaryan Died at 56 (1951-2007) Andranik Margaryan served as the Prime Minister of Armenia from 12 May 2000, when the President appointed him, until his death on 25 March 2007. He was a member of the Republican Party of ...more

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Andranik Ozanian is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Died at 62 (1865-1927) Andranik Ozanian, commonly known as Andranik was an Armenian military commander and statesman, the best known fedayi and a key figure of the Armenian national liberation movement. He became ...more

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Anna Eshoo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 76 Anna Georges Eshoo is the U.S. Representative for California's 18th congressional district, serving in Congress since 1993. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The district, which includes ...more

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Ara Darzi, Baron Darzi of Denh... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 58 Ara Warkes Darzi, Baron Darzi of Denham, KBE PC FMedSci FRCS FRCSI FRCSed FRCPSG FACS FCGI FRCPE is one of the world's leading surgeons at Imperial College London, where he holds the Paul Hamlyn ...more

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Aram Sargsyan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Aram Sargsyan age 57 Aram Sargsyan is an Armenian political figure. He was Prime Minister of Armenia from 3 November 1999, to 2 May 2000. He is the younger brother of Vazgen Sargsyan. In 2001 he founded the ...more

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Armen Darbinyan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Armen Darbinyan age 53 Armen Darbinyan, served as Prime Minister of Armenia from 1998 to 1999. In 1986, he received an honors degree at the Department of Economy, Moscow State University. In 1989, Darbinyan completed ...more

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Armen Sargsyan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Armen Sargsyan age 65 Armen Sarkissian was the Prime Minister of Armenia from November 4, 1996 to March 20, 1997. Previously, he had been Armenia's ambassador in London, having been a faculty member at the University ...more

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Arturo Sarukhán is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 55 Arturo Sarukhan Casamitjana is a Mexican diplomat. He is an international strategic consultant based in Washington, DC and currently a Distinguished Diplomat in Residence at the Woodrow Wilson ...more

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Avetis Aharonyan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Avetis Aharonyan Died at 82 (1866-1948) Avetis Aharonian was an Armenian politician, writer, public figure and revolutionary, also part of the Armenian national movement. Aharonian was born in 1866 in Surmalu, Erivan Governorate, ...more

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Bob Avakian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 75 Bob Avakian is an American political activist and Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA.

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Boghos Nubar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Boghos Nubar Died at 79 (1851-1930) Boghos Nubar Armenian: Պօղոս Նուպար also known as Boghos Nubar Pasha was a Chairman of the Armenian National Assembly, liberal, the son of Egyptian Prime Minister Nubar Pasha and the founder, ...more

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Chip Pashayan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Chip Pashayan age 77 Charles Pashayan, Jr. served as a Republican Congressman from the Fresno area in California's Central Valley from 1979 to 1991. He won his first term in 1978, when he upset two-term incumbent ...more

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Chuck Haytaian is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Chuck Haytaian age 80 Garabed "Chuck" Haytaian is an American Republican Party politician, who was the Speaker of the New Jersey State Assembly during the 'tax revolt' of the James Florio – Christine Todd ...more

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Chuck Poochigian is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 69 Charles S. "Chuck" "Pooch" Poochigian is an Associate Justice of the California Court of Appeal and a former California State Senator. He campaigned unsuccessfully in 2006 ...more

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Édouard Balladur is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 89 Édouard Balladur is a French politician who served as Prime Minister of France from 29 March 1993 to 10 May 1995.

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Eduard Nalbandyan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Eduard Nalbandyan age 62 Eduard Nalbandyan is an Armenian diplomat. He has served in the government of Armenia as Minister of Foreign Affairs since April 2008.

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Edward Djerejian is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 79 Edward Peter Djerejian is a former United States diplomat who served in eight Administrations from John F. Kennedy to William J. Clinton He served as the United States Ambassador to Syria and ...more

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Ferenc Szálasi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Died at 49 (1897-1946) Ferenc Szálasi was the leader of the fascist Arrow Cross Party – Hungarist Movement, the "Leader of the Nation", being both Head of State and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of ...more

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Gagik Harutyunyan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Gagik Harutyunyan age 70 Gagik Harutyunyan is an Armenian politician and the president of the Constitutional Court of Armenia. He served as Prime Minister of Armenia from November 22, 1991 to July 30, 1992.

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Gagik Tsarukyan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Gagik Tsarukyan age 62 Gagik Tsarukyan is an Armenian politician and businessman. He is seen as the most influential of Armenia's government-connected "oligarchs" and key business partner of former President ...more

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Garegin Nzhdeh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Garegin Nzhdeh Died at 69 (1886-1955) Garegin Ter-Harutyunyan better known by his nome de guerre Garegin Nzhdeh was an Armenian statesman and military strategist. As a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, he was involved ...more

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Garry Kasparov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 55 Garry Kimovich Kasparov is a Russian chess Grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, and political activist, considered by many to be the greatest chess player of all time. From 1986 ...more

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George Deukmejian is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 90 Courken George Deukmejian, Jr. is an American politician who as a Republican served as the 35th Governor of California and as California Attorney General. Deukmejian is the first and, so far, ...more

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George Mardikian is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Died at 74 (1903-1977) George Magar Mardikian was an Armenian-American restaurateur, chef, author and philanthropist who opened the well-known Omar Khayyam's restaurant in San Francisco, California, in 1938. He is the ...more

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Gladys Berejiklian is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 48 Gladys Berejiklian MP, an Australian politician, is the Treasurer of New South Wales and Minister for Industrial Relations in the second Baird government. She is also the Deputy Leader of the ...more

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Greg Aghazarian is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 54 Gregory George "Greg" Aghazarian is a Republican and former California State Assemblyman who represented the 26th district from 2002 until 2008. Prior to his election, Aghazarian was a ...more

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Howard Kaloogian is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Howard Kaloogian age 59 Howard James Kaloogian is an American politician and a former member of the California State Assembly. A Republican, he failed in 2004 to be elected to the United States Senate and in 2006 to be ...more

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Jackie Speier is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 68 Karen Lorraine Jacqueline "Jackie" Speier is the U.S. Representative for California's 14th congressional district, serving in Congress since 2008. She is a member of the Democratic ...more

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Joe Hockey is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 53 Joseph Benedict "Joe" Hockey is an Australian politician who has been the Member of Parliament for North Sydney since 1996. He has been the Treasurer of Australia in the Abbott ...more

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Joe Simitian is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 65 Saren Joseph Simitian is a California Democratic politician. From 2004 to 2012, he was the State Senator representing California's 11th State Senate district, which encompasses all or part of 13 ...more

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Khosrov Harutyunyan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Khosrov Harutyunyan age 26 Khosrov Harutyunyan served as the Prime Minister of Armenia from 30 July 1992 until 2 February 1993.

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Larry Zarian is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Larry Zarian Died at 74 (1937-2011) Larry Zarian was the first Armenian-American to serve on the city council in the City of Glendale, California. He also served as Glendale Mayor. He served on the California Transportation ...more

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Levon Mirzoyan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Levon Mirzoyan Died at 52 (1887-1939) Levon Isayevich Mirzoyan was the Secretary of the Communist Party of the Azeri SSR from January 21, 1926 to August 5, 1929 and the First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Kazakh SSR from ...more

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Levon Ter-Petrosyan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 73 Levon Ter-Petrosyan is an Armenian politician. He was the first President of Armenia from 1991 to 1998. A senior researcher at the Matenadaran Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, he led the ...more

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Max Erwin von Scheubner-Richte... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Died at 39 (1884-1923) Ludwig Maximilian Erwin von Scheubner-Richter or Max Scheubner-Richter, born Ludwig Maximilian Erwin Richter was an early member of the Nazi party. It was Scheubner-Richter along with Alfred ...more

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Mikael Harutyunyan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Mikael Harutyunyan age 72 Mikael Harutyunyan was the 7th Defence Minister of Armenia from 4 April 2007 until 14 April 2008. As of 14 April 2008 he has been serving as Chief Military Inspector and Presidential Advisor to ...more

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Mikhail Loris-Melikov is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Died at 63 (1825-1888) Count Mikhail Tarielovich Loris-Melikov was a Russian-Armenian statesman, General of the Cavalry, and Adjutant General of H. I. M. Retinue. The Princes of Lori - Loris-Melikovs are the ...more

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Nubar Pasha is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Nubar Pasha Died at 74 (1825-1899) Nubar Pasha was an Egyptian-Armenian politician and the first Prime Minister of Egypt. He served as Prime Minister three times during his career. His first term was between August 1878 and ...more

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Patrick Devedjian is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 74 Patrick Devedjian is a French politician of the Union for a Popular Movement party. A close adviser of Nicolas Sarkozy since the 1990s, he was Minister under the Prime Minister in charge of the ...more

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Paul Chater is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Died at 80 (1846-1926) Sir Catchick Paul Chater, CMG, was a prominent British businessman of Armenian descent in colonial Hong Kong.

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Paul Krekorian is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 58 Paul Krekorian is an American politician and member of the Los Angeles City Council representing the second district. He was previously a member of the California State Assembly, and the ...more

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Rafi Manoukian is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Rafi Manoukian Rafi Manoukian is a businessman and elected council member for several terms to Glendale City Council and has served at times as mayor of the city. Manoukian immigrated to the United States in ...more

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Robert Mardian is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Died at 83 (1923-2006) Robert Charles Mardian was a United States Republican party official who served in the administration of Richard Nixon, but was embroiled in the Watergate scandal as one of the Watergate Seven ...more

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Sarkis Assadourian is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 70 Sarkis Assadourian is an Armenian-Canadian politician from the Liberal Party of Canada. He became the first Armenian-Canadian to be elected to the House of Commons, with great support of the ...more

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Sergey Lavrov is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 68 Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov is a Russian diplomat and currently the Foreign Minister of Russia, incumbent since 2004. His nomination to the Foreign Minister's office was approved by two Russian ...more

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Serzh Sargsyan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
age 64 Serzh Sargsyan is the third and current President of Armenia. He won the February 2008 presidential election with the backing of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, a party in which he ...more

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Stepan Shahumyan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Politicians from Armenia
Died at 40 (1878-1918) Stepan Shahumyan was a Bolshevist Russian Communist politician and revolutionary active throughout the Caucasus. Shahumyan was an ethnic Armenian and his role as a leader of the Russian ...more