Ghevont Alishan

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Ghevont Alishan
Ghevont Alishan.jpg
Portrait of Alishan from his 1901 book Hayapatum (Հայապատում, "Armenian History")
Born (1820-07-06)July 6, 1820
Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
Died November 9, 1901(1901-11-09) (aged 81)
Venice, Kingdom of Italy
Residence San Lazzaro degli Armeni
Nationality Armenian

Father Ghevont Alishan (Armenian: Ղեվոնդ Ալիշան) (1820–1901; also spelled Ghevond Alishan) was an ordained Armenian Catholic priest, historian and a poet. In 1885, Alishan created the first modern Armenian flag.