Avetik Isahakyan (Ավետիք Իսահակյան) (1875-1957)

Death:  17th October 1957
Location:  Komitas Pantheon, Yerevan, Armenia
Photo taken by:  Janbazian
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Armenian poet, activist, and writer known for his articles on the Armenian Genocide and for his lyric poetry. His best-known works include The Songs of Haiduks, To my Motherland, and Abu-Lala Mahari.  He studied at the Kevorkian Seminary and the University of Leipzig and was imprisoned twice, in 1896 and 1908, for his political activities.