Yerablur

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Yerablur
Եռաբլուր
The Government of the Republic of Armenia
Yerablur and Saint Vartan chapel (2).jpg
For those who sacrificed their lives for the independence and freedom of Armenia and Artsakh
EstablishedMay 26, 1992 (1992-05-26)
Location40°09′36″N 44°27′15″E / 40.159975°N 44.454214°E / 40.159975; 44.454214
Yerablur hilltop, Yerevan, Armenia
Total burials10,000

Yerablur (Armenian: Եռաբլուր, lit. 'based on three hills') or Yerablur Military Pantheon is a military cemetery located on a hilltop in the outskirts of Yerevan, Armenia. Since 1988, Yerablur has become the burial place of Armenian soldiers who lost their lives during the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

History[edit]

On 26 May 1992, the status of the cemetery was approved by the order of the Government of the Republic of Armenia.[1]

Layout[edit]

It is located in the western part of Yerevan, on the Yerablur hill, to the right of the YerevanEtchmiadzin highway. The height of the hill is 951 m, and the area of the pantheon is 19.22 ha. On the left side of the entrance to Yerablur is the chapel, in front of which is the Museum of the Fallen Freedom Fighters, next to it is the monument commemorating the 39 soldiers of the Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia, further is the monument to the missing Freedom Fighters. In Yerablur are the graves of the National Heroes of Armenia Vazgen Sargsyan, Jivan Abrahamyan, Monte Melkonyan, the soldiers of Nagorno-Karabakh war many other notable Armenians. The complex is guarded by the military guard service of the pantheon. Since 1995, the Committee of the Parents of the Fallen Freedom Fighters of the Yerablur Military Pantheon has been functioning.[1]

Notable burials[edit]

Many famous Armenian heroes are buried in this military cemetery, including:

All memorials from Yerablur military cemetery are available for viewing on hush.am genealogical website.

Architecture[edit]

The authors of the plan and architectural solutions of the plan of Yerablur Pantheon are the architects of A. Mkhitaryan's Studio. The construction and construction works were carried out by "Hayaviashin" company. The tombstones are mainly made of basalt.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Եռաբլուր պանթեոն". ekm.am (in Armenian).
  2. ^ "Gen. Andranik's Remains to Be Buried in Armenia". Asbarez. 9 February 2000. Retrieved 28 September 2013.
  3. ^ Khanbabyan, Armen (22 February 2000). Перезахоронен прах героя [The remains of the hero were reburied]. Nezavisimaya Gazeta (in Russian). Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  4. ^ "National Hero Gen. Sebouh Reinterred at Yerablur". Asbarez. 20 November 2014.
  5. ^ "Commander Sepuh's remains brought to Yerablur Military pantheon". PanARMENIAN.Net. 20 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Reburial of Gourgen Yanikiyan's remains in Yerevan angers Ankara". armradio.am. Public Radio of Armenia. 7 May 2019. Archived from the original on 13 November 2019.

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Coordinates: 40°9′36″N 44°27′15″E / 40.16000°N 44.45417°E / 40.16000; 44.45417