Portrait of Alishan from his 1901 book Hayapatum (Հայապատում, "Armenian History")
July 6, 1820|
Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
|Died||November 9, 1901
Venice, Kingdom of Italy
|Residence||San Lazzaro degli Armeni|
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.