Question: Who is the most famous Armenian?

Who is the most famous person in Armenia?

Some of the worlds most famous people of Armenian descent include the reality television star and professional selfie-taker Kim Kardashian, singer and actor Cher (born as Cherilyn Sarkisian), eight Grand slam title holder Andre Agassi, singer and public figure Charles Aznavour, business magnate Kirk Kerkonian, actor

What Armenians invented?

ListNameCountry/citizenshipInvention/discovery (date)Ignacy ŁukasiewiczAustrian PolandFirst kerosene lamp (1853) First oil refinery (1856)Gabriel KazanjianUnited StatesHand-held hair dryer (1911)Stephen StepanianUnited StatesConcrete mixer truck (1916)Emil ArtinAustria, Germany, United StatesArtin L-function (1923)20 more rows

What is the national drink of Armenia?

Oghi (sometimes oghee, Armenian: օղի òġi; colloquially aragh) is an Armenian spirit distilled from fruits or berries. It is widely produced as moonshine from home-grown garden fruits all across Armenia, where it is served as a popular welcome drink to guests and is routinely drunk during meals.

What Armenians gave to the world?

100 Armenians Who Changed the WorldKhachatur Abovyan, Author and Intellectual. Daron Acemoğlu: Economist. Hovannes Adamian, Pioneer of Color Television. Cardinal Grigor Petros XV Agagianian, Candidate for Pope. Vittoria Aganoor, Poet. Andre Agassi, Tennis Star. Ivan Aivazovsky, Painter.More items

What city in the US has the most Armenians?

Los Angeles Out of all the cities in the United States, Los Angeles has the largest population of Armenians. In 2016, there were more than 200,000 Armenians living in the L.A. area, according to BBC.

What is Armenia known for?

Armenia is known for its beautiful landscapes, its cuisine, culture and history. Since Armenia was the first country to officially adopt Christianity, you can find some of the worlds oldest churches and monasteries located in the extremely beautiful natural settings.

Do they drink alcohol in Armenia?

Being one of the oldest countries in the world, Armenia has a rich history that has brought forth many traditions, a strong culture, and unique cuisine. Locals highly appreciate the art of consuming traditional drinks, and the most popular national alcoholic drink is brandy, followed by vodka and wine.

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