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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 and historian who served as the first president of Armenia from 1991 until his resignation in 1998. A senior researcher at the Matenadaran, he led the Karabakh movement for the unification of the Armenian-populated Nagorno-Karabakh with Armenia which began in 1988. After Armenia's declaration of independence from the Soviet Union in September 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 315,877 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Levon Ter-Petrosyan is the 4,303rd most popular politician (down from 4,249th in 2019), the 53rd most popular biography from Syria (down from 52nd in 2019) and the 25th 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 4,303 out of 15,577Before him are 12th Dalai Lama, Julia Flavia, Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, Hanno the Great, Adam Albert von Neipperg, and Sten Sture the Younger. After him are Harald Gille, Maximilian Anton, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Janez Drnovšek, Petru Groza, Mahmud Pasha Angelović, and Pedro Pires.

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Among people born in 1945, Levon Ter-Petrosyan ranks 75Before him are Moncef Marzouki, Bette Midler, Douglas Osheroff, Haris Silajdžić, Patch Adams, and Go Nagai. After him are Debbie Harry, George Smoot, Igor Ivanov, Dean Koontz, James Avery, and Kim Carnes.

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Among people born in Syria, Levon Ter-Petrosyan ranks 53 out of 181Before him are Abu'l-Fida (1273), Andrew of Crete (660), Apollinaris of Laodicea (310), Sophronius of Jerusalem (560), Julia Avita Mamaea (180), and Damascius (480). After him are Nizar Qabbani (1923), Hazael (-900), Amin al-Hafiz (1921), Taqi ad-Din Muhammad ibn Ma'ruf (1526), Tuman bay II (1474), and Zimri-Lim (-1800).


Among politicians born in Syria, Levon Ter-Petrosyan ranks 25Before him are Michel Aflaq (1910), Julia Soaemias (180), Tutush I (1066), Al-Adil I (1145), Abu'l-Fida (1273), and Julia Avita Mamaea (180). After him are Hazael (-900), Amin al-Hafiz (1921), Tuman bay II (1474), Zimri-Lim (-1800), Vaballathus (266), and Seleucus VI Epiphanes (-150).