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Vahé Achikian

Identification of the Armenian fighters above, taken aboard the French ship Marseille summer of 1896: Top, L to R: Zeytountsi Garabed Yakoubian, Huntchak Meléh, Zeytountsi Yenidünia Nishan; Bottom, L to R: Huntchak Garabed Hratchia, Huntchak Baron Garabed Aghassi, Hunchak camarade ABAH.
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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

The Social Democrat Huntchakian Party (SDHP) is the second oldest Armenian political party, founded in 1887 by a group of college students in Geneva, Switzerland. Founding comrades names are: Avedis Nazarbekian, Gevork Karadjian, Ruben Khan-Azad, Kristaphor Ohanian, Mariam Vartanian, Gabriél ...
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Vahe Achikian

Der Barthoghimeos ( Piskopos Partogimyos in Turkish ) was the Armenian “Aratchnort Hayr” of Firnus 1880’s through 1899. He valiantly participated in the 2nd Zeytun Uprising of 1895-1896 and fought side-by-side with Social Democrat Hunchakyan militant Armenian, Abah. Der Barthoghimeos had about ...
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Vahe Achikian

The correct name is Hunchak Abardyan of Zeytun. The Abardyan clan used to be one of the ruling feudal “Ishkhans” of Zeytun, but in the early 1800’s they ran afoul of the Yenidunyayan clan and were defeated and decimated. The survivors ran away to Marash and became foot soldiers and trustees for ...
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