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President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia
ՀՀ Ազգային ժողովի նախագահ
Coat of arms of Armenia.svg
Alen Simonyan.jpg
Incumbent
Alen Simonyan

since 2 August 2021
AppointerElected by National Assembly
Term lengthcoincides with the term of the assembly
Inaugural holderAvetik Sahakyan
Formation1 August 1918
Websitehttp://parliament.am

The president of the National Assembly of Armenia (Armenian: Ազգային ժողովի նախագահ, Azgayin zhoghovi naxagah) is the speaker of the house in the Parliament of Armenia. The incumbent speaker is Alen Simonyan, since 2 August 2021.[1]

Predecessors of the National Assembly of Armenia were the Parliament (August 1918 – December 1920), the Supreme Soviet of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic (1920–1990) and the Supreme Council of Armenia (1990–1995).

List of speakers

Political party

  ARF   PANM   Rule of Law   Republican  Civil Contract

First Republic of Armenia (1918–1920)

Speakers of the Parliament of the First Republic of Armenia

No. Portrait Name

(Birth–Death)

Term of office Political party
Took office Left office
1 Serop Zakaryan

(Unknown)

30 June 1918 1 August 1918 ARF
2
Avetik Sahakyan.jpg
Avetik Sahakyan

(1863–1933)

1 August 1918 1 August 1919 ARF
3
Avetis Aharonian.jpg
Avetis Aharonian

(1866–1948)

1 August 1919 4 November 1920 ARF
4
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Hovhannes Kajaznuni

(1868–1938)

4 November 1920 2 December 1920 ARF

Armenia (1991–present)

Chairmen of the Supreme Council

No. Portrait Name

(Birth–Death)

Term of office Political party
Took office Left office
1
Levon ter-petrosian.jpg
Levon Ter-Petrosyan

(born 1946)

4 August 1990 11 November 1991 PANM
2
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Babken Ararktsyan

(born 1944)

24 December 1991 27 July 1995 PANM

President of the National Assembly of Armenia

No. Portrait Name

(Birth–Death)

Term of office Political party
Took office Left office
1
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Babken Ararktsyan

(born 1944)

27 July 1995 4 February 1998 PANM
2
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Khosrov Harutyunyan

(born 1949)

4 February 1998 11 June 1999 Independent
3
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Karen Demirchyan

(1932 - 1999)

11 June 1999 27 October 1999 Independent
4
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Armen Khachatryan

(born 1957)

2 November 1999 12 June 2003 Independent
5
Artur-Baghdasaryan.jpg
Artur Baghdasaryan

(born 1969)

12 June 2003 1 June 2006 Rule of Law
6
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Tigran Torosyan

(born 1957)

1 June 2006 26 September 2008 Republican
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Hrayr Karapetyan (acting)

(born 1964)

26 September 2008 29 September 2008 ARF
7
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Hovik Abrahamyan

(born 1959)

29 September 2008 21 November 2011 Republican
8
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Samvel Nikoyan

(born 1957)

6 December 2011 31 May 2012 Republican
9
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Hovik Abrahamyan

(born 1959)

31 May 2012 13 April 2014 Republican
10
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Galust Sahakyan

(born 1949)

29 April 2014 18 May 2017 Republican
11 Ara Babloyan

(born 1947)

18 May 2017 14 January 2019 Republican
12
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Ararat Mirzoyan

(born 1979)

14 January 2019 2 August 2021 Civil Contract
12
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Alen Simonyan

(born 1980)

2 August 2021 Incumbent Civil Contract

See also

References

  1. ^ Ghazanchyan, Siranush (2 August 2021). "Alen Simonyan elected President of the National Assembly". Public Radio of Armenia. Retrieved 10 September 2021.