Inflicted by the Turkish government on the Armenian population of the Ottoman Empire, 1915-18 and 1920-3, with one and a half million victims. However it is a sensitive issue, with the numbers dis...
Event, Tragedy, Armenia, Turkey
Chief bishop and spiritual leader of Armenia's national church, 1911-30.
Person, Religion, Armenia
Born in what is now Istanbul. His father was already in the business of oil import/export and Calouste became immensely wealthy in this field. Took a degree at Kings College, London and here, 1892...
Person, Politics & Administration, Armenia
Parents of Caloust Gulbenkian. 'Mahtesi" is an honorific title, originally related to having made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
Group, Friend / family, Armenia
Manservant brought to London from Ottoman Smyrna by his employer, Daniel Edwards, a dealer in coffee and other goods from the east. Rosée is variously described as being Armenian or from Sicily. Ro...
Person, Commerce, Armenia, Italy
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Started: 24/10/1945, 76 years ago
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