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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...

Sergei Parajanov (1924-1990)

Sergei Parajanov

Sergei Parajanov (born Sarkis Hovsepi Parajaniants and sometimes spelled Paradzhanov or Paradjanov) was an Armenian Soviet film director, screenwriter and artist, who made significant contribution to world cinema with his films “Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors” and “The Color of Pomegranates”....