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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! ...

Alain Prost - The Fastest Armenian In The World

Alain Prost

Alain Prost is a French racing driver of Armenian descent. A four-time Formula One Drivers' Champion Prost won more titles than any driver save Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher. From 1987 until 2001 Prost held the record for most Grand Prix victories. In...

Armenian Inventors That Changed The World

Armenian Inventors That Changed The World

There is not a field, in which Armenian men and women don’t succeed. Their skills and advanced knowledge have made our world a much better place. Look around, there might be some inventions which you’d never guess were made by Armenians! Here is the some...

Charles Aznavour (1924-2018)

Charles Aznavour

Arguably, the most famous Armenian of his time, Charles Aznavour was a French-Armenian singer, lyricist, actor and diplomat. In a career as a composer, singer and songwriter, spanning over 70 years, he recorded more than 1,200 songs interpreted in 9 languages. Moreover, he wrote or...