|President of the National Assembly|
June 1, 2006 –September 26, 2008
|Preceded by||Artur Baghdasaryan|
|Succeeded by||Hrayr Karapetyan (acting)|
|Vice-President National Assembly|
|Preceded by||Gagik Aslanian|
|Succeeded by||Vahan Hovanissian|
|Born||14 April 1957|
Yerevan,Armenian SSR,Soviet Union
During tenure as speaker,HHK
|Alma mater||Yerevan Polytechnic Institute|
Tigran Torosyan (Armenian :ՏիգրանՍուրիկիԹորոսյանը),born April 14,1957,in Yerevan,was the President of the National Assembly of Armenia from 2006 to 2008. From 1993 he was a member of Republican Party of Armenia and the party board. In 1998-2008 he became a Deputy Chairman of the RPA board. On June 1,2006,he was elected President of the National Assembly of Armenia. He resigned from office in 2008 after growing differences between him and other officials from the RPA,including president Serge Sargsyan which also led him to quit the party. Torosyan is married and has one daughter.
The Republican Party of Armenia is a national-conservative political party in Armenia led by the third president of Armenia,Serzh Sargsyan.
Mighty Fatherland,also known as Mighty Homeland or Powerful Homeland is a political party in Armenia. The founder of the party was Vardan Vardapetyan,but since 2006 has been led by the vice-chairman of the party,Shirak Torosyan. Torosyan is also the President of the Javakhk Patriotic Union.
The National Assembly of Armenia,also informally referred to as the Parliament of Armenia is the legislative branch of the government of Armenia.
Karen Asrian was an Armenian chess player. Awarded the title of Grandmaster by FIDE in 1998,he was a three-time Armenian champion. Asrian was a member of the gold medal-winning Armenian team in the 37th Chess Olympiad.
The National Polytechnic University of Armenia is a technical university located in Yerevan,Armenia. Established as the Karl Marx Institute of Polytechnic in 1933,it provides educational and research programs in various fields of technology and science related to engineering. The university includes a central campus in Yerevan and branch campuses located in Gyumri,Vanadzor and Kapan. Currently there are more than 8,000 students and more than 750 faculty members.
Serzh Azati Sargsyan is an Armenian politician who served as the third President of Armenia from 2008 to 2018,and twice as the Prime Minister of Armenia from 2007 to 2008 and again from 17 to 23 April 2018,when he was forced to resign in the 2018 Armenian revolution.
The People's Party is a political party in Armenia which was founded in 1995.
Tigran Sureni Sargsyan is an Armenian political figure who was Prime Minister of Armenia from 2008 to 2014. Previously he was Chairman of the Central Bank of Armenia from 1998 to 2008. After leaving office as Prime Minister,he served as Ambassador to the United States from 2014 to 2016 and as Chairman of the board of the Eurasian Economic Commission from 2016 to 2020.
Tigran is an Armenian given name. The historical name is Tigranes,primarily kings of Armenia.
Hovik Argami Abrahamyan,also known by the nickname Muk,is an Armenian politician,former member of the ruling Republican Party,he was the Prime Minister of Armenia from 13 April 2014 to 8 September 2016. Previously he was the President of the National Assembly of Armenia.
Civil Contract is a centrist political party in Armenia.
The following lists events that happened in 2006 in Armenia.
Ruben Rafiki Hayrapetyan,also known by his nickname Nemets Rubo,is an Armenian football official,a former member of the Armenian Parliament and a businessman.
Vigen Sargsyan is an Armenian politician who served as the Defence Minister of Armenia from October 2016 until May 2018 and as the Chief of Presidential Administration from October 2011 to October 2016.
Ara Babloyan is an Armenian doctor pediatrician and politician,and the former President of the National Assembly of Armenia.
Galust Grigorii Sahakyan was an Armenian politician and statesman,who served as MP,and the President of the National Assembly of Armenia.
Tigran Avinyan is an Armenian politician and businessman currently serving as the Mayor of Yerevan. He served as Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia from 2018 to 2021 in Nikol Pashinyan's government. He is a founding member of the ruling Civil Contract Party. He was the Civil Contract Party's mayoral candidate for the Yerevan City Council election which took place on 17 September 2023. Avinyan was elected as Mayor of Yerevan on 10 October 2023.
The European Party of Armenia is a pro-European political party in Armenia. It was founded on 6 November 2018 by filmmaker Tigran Khzmalyan.
The National Democratic Pole also known as the National Democratic Alliance or the National Democratic Party,is an Armenian political alliance between the Sasna Tsrer Pan-Armenian Party,the National Progress Party of Armenia,as well as,several independent politicians. The European Party of Armenia was a founding member,but withdrew from the alliance in May 2021.
Tigran Grishayi Arzakantsyan is an Armenian businessman and politician who formerly served as a deputy of the National Assembly of Armenia. He is the owner of the Great Valley wine and cognac company and is the current Chairman of the Strength of the Fatherland party.