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Alexander Khatisian (1874-1945 AD)

Born in Tiflis to a prominent family, Alexander Khatisian studied medicine in Kharkov, Berlin, and Paris. However, he preferred political life. From 1909-1917, he served as mayor of Tiflis, and from 1917-1918 as mayor of Alexandropol. With the establishment of the Republic of Armenia in 1918, he accepted the post of Foreign Minister. From February 1919 to May 1920, he served as Prime Minister of the Republic. After the Sovietization of Armenia, he moved to Paris, where he worked for an Armenian refugee organization during World War II.

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