Arsène Tchakarian

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Arsène Tchakarian (December 21, 1916 – August 4, 2018) was a French-Armenian historian, former tailor and member of the French resistance. He was a member of the Manouchian Group of the FTP-MOI. Tchakarian was the last surviving member of the Manouchian Group (Groupe Manouchian), a Paris-based resistance group led by Missak Manouchian.[1][2] He was born in Sapanca, Ottoman Empire.

Tchakarian died of a heart attack in Villejuif, France on August 4, 2018, aged 101.[3][4]

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  1. "French foreign-resistance fighter Arsene Tchakarian dies at 101". Deutsche Welle. 2018-08-05. Archived from the original on 2018-08-28. Retrieved 2018-09-02.
  2. "Décès d'Arsène Tchakarian, dernier survivant du «groupe Manouchian»". Le Figaro. 2018-08-05. Archived from the original on 2018-08-31. Retrieved 2018-09-02.
  3. "French Resistance Fighter Tchakarian Dies At Age 101, Last Of Famed Manouchian Group". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. 2018-08-05. Archived from the original on 2018-08-22. Retrieved 2018-09-02.
  4. Davison, Phil (2018-08-10). "Arsène Tchakarian, World War II resistance fighter in France, dies at 101". Washington Post. Archived from the original on 2018-09-02. Retrieved 2018-09-02.