National Hero is the highest title of the Republic of Armenia.
It may be awarded for nation-wide important services rendered in areas of defense, law and order strengthening, and creation of significant values.
Only 15 persons have been awarded with the highest title of Armenia's National Hero, and only 3 of them are alive as of now. Some of them are known world-wide.
Vazgen I, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of all Armenians
Victor Hambardzumian, Soviet Scientist
18.09.1908 — 12.08.1996
Alex Manoogian, American entrepreneur and philanthropist
Movses Gorgisian, Armenian public activist and military leader
Geghaznik Mikaelyan, Armenian military leader
Monte Melkonian, American-born political activist and military leader
Tatul Krpeyan, Armenian military leader
Vitya Ayvazyan, Armenian military leader
Jivan Abrahamian, Armenian military leader
Yuri Poghossian, Armenian military leader
Karen Demirtchyan, Armenian political and statesman
Vazgen Sargsyan, Armenian political and military leader
Kirk Kerkorian, American businessman and philanthropist
Charles Aznavour, French singer, songwriter, actor, and public activist
Nikolay Ryzhkov, Soviet statesman and Russian politician
Armenia's National Heroes (Society) - Author : David - Armenia
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