Armenian Classics. Daniel Varuzhan

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Armenian Classics. Daniel Varuzhan

Daniel Varoujan (20 April 1884 – 26 August 1915) was a major Armenian poet of the early 20th century. At the age of 31, when he was reaching international stature, he was deported and murdered by the Young Turk government, as part of the officially planned and executed Armenian Genocide.

Varoujan was born Daniel Tchiboukkearian (?????? ???????????) in the Prknig village of Sivas, Turkey. After attending the local school, he was sent in 1896, the year of the Hamidian massacres, to Istanbul, where he attended the Mkhitarian school. He then continued his education at Mourad-Rafaelian school of Venice, and in 1905 entered Ghent University in Belgium, where he followed courses in literature, sociology and economics. In 1909 he returned to his village where he taught for three years. After his marriage with Araksi Varoujan in 1912, he became the principal of St. Gregory The Illuminator School in Istanbul.
Author(s) Daniel Varuzhan
Compiler(s) Nver Virabyan, Lusine Margaryan
Language(s) Armenian
Publisher(s) Zangak
Year 2006
Pages 15
Binding paperback
Size 20 x 28.5 cm
ISBN 9994111787

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