Tag : Armenian Heroic Self-Defense Battles

Vahe Achikian

Garabed Tour-Sarkissian, Social Democrat Hunchakyan Party Operative and hero of Zeytun’s Uprising of 1895-1896, was actually referred to as “Baron Aghassi”, and he was a valiant Armenian born in 1868 in Hachin (Hajin), Cilicia. He authored a great historic book on Zeytun called “Zeitoun depuis ...
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Vahé Achikian

Sarkis Gougounian was one of the heroes of the “Khanasor Arshavank” or The Khanasor invasion that took place in the 1890’s against the Mazrik tribe of Kurds who had massacred scores of local Armenians in the Tarone-Tourouperan province.
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Vahé Achikian

Identification of the above Social Democrate Hunchakian comrades in Zeytoun 1895-1896:L to R: Garabed Aghassi, Garabed Hrachia, Abah, Meléh. This photo is from winter of 1896, when these four Huntchakyan freedom fighters organised the heroic 1895-1896 defence of Zeytoun against the 20,000 ...
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Vahe Achikian

The photo is of the Great Defender of Dalvorik valley Armenians around Mush, Serop Aghpouïre Pasha: he was the son of a noble well-to-do family, but because of his patriotic & idealistic conviction, he chose to take up arms to defend Mush Armenians from the wild Hamidiye Kurds and Turks who ...
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Pierre Balanian

The two in the middle are left Aram Manoukian and right Ishkhan who was assasinated at the night between the 3rd and 4th of April 1915 while heading to establish peace in Chadakh. He was asked to go by the governor of Van Jevdet, of an albanian father and kurdish mother,brother in law of Enver ...
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