Shahen Z. Meghryan
Shahen Z. Meghryan
Date of birth 02.01.1952

Born on January 2, 1952 in the village of Gyulistan, Shahumyan district

1969 – Finished the local secondary school with honors and entered the Economics Faculty of Yerevan State University

1975 - Graduated from the university and returned to Shaumyan district. First he worked as an economist, then as the First Secretary of the district Komsomol

1981-1988 - Director of a cannery

1988-1991 - Head of the Agro-Industrial Management

1988 - Formed volunteer self-defense units, sent telegrams of protest to USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev and RSFSR President Boris Yeltsin

1990 - Joined the ARF "Dashnaktsutyun"

1991-1992 - Chairman of the district Executive Committee and First Secretary of the party district committee

1991 - Together with his troops organized an operation, as a result of which on 11-13 September the villages Erkej, Buzluh, Manashid were liberated

December 28, 1991 - Elected deputy to the NKR Supreme Council of the first convocation from the Gyulistan constituency No 81

March 11, 1993 - Appointed commander of the military unit established by the Defense Ministry of the Republic of Armenia.

April 17, 1993 - Died in the battles near Gyulistan

Has three children

Has the title of the Hero of Artsakh

Posthumously awarded the Order "Golden Eagle" (02.10.2014.), "Battle Cross" of the 1-st degree (15.04.2000).