Karen Karapetyan

Place of Birth: Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

Date of Birth: August 14, 1963

Ethnicity: Armenian

Karen Karapetyan is an Armenian economist and politician. He has served as Prime Minister of Armenia, since September 13, 2016. He was previously Mayor of Yerevan, from December 17, 2010 to November 15, 2011.

Karen is the son of Narine and Suren Karapetyan.

Karen’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Arutyun Sarukhanyan.

Karen’s paternal grandparents were Rafik Karapetyan (the son of Suren Arutyunyan/Sarukhanyan) and Roza Gevorkyan (the daughter of Vartan Gevorkyan and Varsenik). Karen’s great-grandfather Suren was the son of Karapet Sarukhanyan.

Source: Genealogy of Karen Karapetyan (focusing on his father’s side) – http://en.rodovid.org

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