|Native name||Արկադի Տեր-Թադևոսյան|
|Birth name||Artush Tadevosyan|
|Nickname||Komandos (in Nagorno-Karabakh)|
Mountain Fox (in Afghanistan)
|Born||22 May 1939|
Tbilisi, Soviet Georgia, Soviet Union
|Died||31 March 2021 (aged 81)|
|Allegiance|| Soviet Union|
|Service/branch|| Soviet Army|
Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army
Armed Forces of Armenia
|Rank||Major General (1992)|
|Commands held||Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army|
First Nagorno-Karabakh War
Capture of Shusha
Arkady Ivani Ter-Tadevosyan (Armenian: Արկադի Իվանի (Հովհաննեսի) Տեր-Թադևոսյան; Russian: Аркадий Иванович Тер-Тадевосян; May 22, 1939 – March 31, 2021) was an Armenian military leader of the Armenian forces during the Nagorno-Karabakh War. He is best known as the commander of the operation to capture the town of Shushi in May 1992.
References[change | change source]
- Anon. Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Chronology of Key Events February 1988-June 2003 Archived 2008-06-07 at the Wayback Machine. NKR Office in Washington D.C. Retrieved July 16, 2008.
- "Legendary commander Arkady Ter-Tadevosyan dies aged 81". Public Radio of Armenia. Retrieved 2021-03-31.
More readings[change | change source]
- "Tadevosyan, Arkady" entry in the Encyclopedia of Karabakh Liberation War: 1988-1994. Yerevan, 2004.