Levon Ter-Petrosyan

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Levon Hakobi Ter-Petrosyan (Armenian: Լևոն Հակոբի Տեր-Պետրոսյան; born 9 January 1945), also known by his initials LTP, is an Armenian politician who served as the first President of Armenia from 1991 to 1998. A senior researcher at the Matenadaran Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, he led the Karabakh movement for the unification of the Armenian-populated Nagorno-Karabakh with Armenia in 1988. After Armenia's independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, Ter-Petrosyan was elected president in October 1991 with overwhelming public support. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Levon Ter-Petrosyan has received more than 186,739 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Levon Ter-Petrosyan is the 4,255th most popular politician (up from 4,867th in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from Syria (down from 51st in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Syrian Politician.

Levon Ter-Petrosyan was the president of Armenia from 1991 to 1998. He is most famous for his work to end the Nagorno-Karabakh War and the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict in the early 1990s.

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Among politicians, Levon Ter-Petrosyan ranks 4,255 out of 15,710Before him are Utu-hengal, Sophia, Hussein Kamel of Egypt, Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Clementine Churchill, and William II of Württemberg. After him are Köprülüzade Fazıl Mustafa Pasha, Harpalus, Ovadia Yosef, Ernst Johann von Biron, José Gervasio Artigas, and Pontiac.

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Among people born in 1945, Levon Ter-Petrosyan ranks 71Before him are Ilija Petković, Bubba Smith, Graça Machel, Massimo Moratti, Dirk Benedict, and José Feliciano. After him are Yochanan Vollach, Robert Sarah, Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, John Fogerty, George Smoot, and Junji Kawano.

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Among people born in Syria, Levon Ter-Petrosyan ranks 52 out of 158Before him are Al-Dhahabi (1274), Damascius (480), Nizar Qabbani (1923), Amin al-Hafiz (1921), Julia Soaemias (180), and Romanos the Melodist (490). After him are Taqi ad-Din Muhammad ibn Ma'ruf (1526), Heliodorus of Emesa (null), Abdul Halim Khaddam (1932), Evagrius Scholasticus (536), Usama ibn Munqidh (1095), and Hazael (-900).


Among politicians born in Syria, Levon Ter-Petrosyan ranks 22Before him are Michel Aflaq (1910), Abu'l-Fida (1273), Julia Avita Mamaea (180), Odaenathus (220), Amin al-Hafiz (1921), and Julia Soaemias (180). After him are Abdul Halim Khaddam (1932), Hazael (-900), Sergius I of Constantinople (565), Anisa Makhlouf (1930), Vaballathus (266), and Al-Adil I (1145).