Charles Aznavour

Tom Truffier and Charles Aznavour – 62nd Annual Cannes Film Festival – “UP” Premiere – Arrivals – Palais des Festivals Cannes – Cannes, France, 2009 – Keywords: – False – – Photo Credit: Pixplanete / PR Photos

Birth Name: Charles Aznavourian

Date of Birth: 22 May, 1924

Place of Birth: Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris, France

Date of Death: 1 October, 2018

Place of Death: Mouriès, France

Ethnicity: Armenian

Charles Aznavour was a French-Armenian singer, lyricist, actor, public activist, and diplomat.

Charles was the son of Knar Baghdasarian and Mamigon/Michael Aznavourian. His parents were ethnic Armenians, his father from Akhaltsikhe, Georgia and his mother from İzmir, Turkey. His family ran a Caucasian restaurant, Le Caucase. Charles became an Armenian citizen.

Charles was married to Ulla Thorsell, until his death. He was previously married to Micheline Rugel and Evelyn Plessis. Charles had six children.

Charles’s maternal grandfather was named Misaak Baghdassarian. He was born in the Russian Empire.

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    his birth name is simply “Charles Aznavourian”

    father: Mamigon Aznavourian

    maternal grandfather: Misaak Baghdassarian (born in Russia, c. 1870)

    family history of Charles Aznavour –

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