President of the National Assembly of Armenia

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President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia
ՀՀ Ազգային ժողովի նախագահ
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Incumbent
Ara Babloyan

since 18 May 2017
Appointer Elected by National Assembly
Term length coincides with the term of the assembly
Inaugural holder Avetik Sahakyan
Formation 1 August 1918
Website http://parliament.am
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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 Ara Babloyan, since May 18, 2017.

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[edit]

Political Party

  ARF   PANM   Rule of Law   Republican

First Republic of Armenia (1918–1920)[edit]

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 Avetik Sahakyan.jpg Avetik Sahakyan

(1863–1933)

1 August 1918 1 August 1919 ARF
2 Avetis Aharonian.jpg Avetis Aharonyan

(1866–1948)

1 August 1919 4 November 1920 ARF
3 Hovhannes Katchaznouni.JPG Hovhannes Kajaznuni

(1868–1938)

4 November 1920 2 December 1920 ARF

Armenia (1991–present)[edit]

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 No image.png 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 No image.png Babken Ararktsyan

(born 1944)

27 July 1995 4 February 1998 PANM
2 No image.png Khosrov Harutyunyan

(born 1949)

4 February 1998 11 June 1999 Independent
3 Karen Demirchyan 1999.png Karen Demirchyan

(1932 - 1999)

11 June 1999 27 October 1999 Independent
4 No image.png 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 No image.png Tigran Torosyan

(born 1957)

1 June 2006 26 September 2008 Republican
No image.png Hrayr Karapetyan (acting)

(born 1964)

26 September 2008 29 September 2008 ARF
7 President of the National Assembly.jpg Hovik Abrahamyan

(born 1959)

29 September 2008 21 November 2011 Republican
8 No image.png Samvel Nikoyan

(born 1957)

6 December 2011 31 May 2012 Republican
9 President of the National Assembly.jpg Hovik Abrahamyan

(born 1959)

31 May 2012 13 April 2014 Republican
10 Galust Sahakyan.jpg Galust Sahakyan

(born 1949)

29 April 2014 18 May 2017 Republican
11 Ara Babloyan

(born 1947)

18 May 2017 Republican

See also[edit]