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Diana Abgar (1859-1937) - The World's First Female Ambassador

Diana Abgar

Diana Hovhannes Abgar (Abgaryan) - Armenian writer, publicist and diplomat, author of nine books on the Armenian Genocide. Being appointed as the diplomatic representative and Consul General of Armenia in Japan on July 21, 1920, she became the first woman ambassador in the world. ...

Hollywood Armenians: Steven Zaillian

Steven Zaillian

Steven Zaillian is an American film director of Armenian origin, screenwriter, editor, producer and founder of the "Film Rites" film company, and winner of the "Oscar" in 1994 for the screenplay for the film "Schindler's List". The Times magazine called Zaillian "the most cunning, skillful...

Armenian Actors Of Hollywood: Marco Khan (Marco Khanlian)

Marco Khan

Actor Marco Khanlian, aka Marco Khan starred in many famous Hollywood films: “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest”, “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End”, “10,000 BC”, “God Is Not Dead”, "Straw Dolls”, “Camp X-Ray”, “Don't Mess with the Zohan”, “Iron Man”, “Las Vegas”,...

James Bagian: The Only Armenian That Was In Space

James Bagian

On March 13, 1989, the American astronaut of Armenian origin, James Bagian, flew to the space by “Discovery” shuttle in the framework of the “Space Shuttle STS-29” program. Then Armenian people got another reason for pride, after all, we had our own astronaut! ...