Gurgen Dalibaltayan

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Gurgen Dalibaltayan (Armenian: Գուրգեն Դալիբալթայան; 5 June 1926 – 1 September 2015) was an Armenian military commander. He was the Chief of General Staff of Armenian Armed Forces during the Battle of Shusha on 8–9 May 1992. The battle took place during the Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Dalibaltayan was born in Bogdanovka, Javakheti, Georgian SSR (present-day Ninotsminda, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Georgia). He was married to Shushanik Dalibaltayan (née Khachatryan). They have two children, a daughter Varduhi (b. 1952) and a son Varazdat (b. 1954).

Dalibaltayan died on 1 September 2015 in Yerevan, aged 89.[1]

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  1. "Մահացել է նվիրյալ զինվորական. գեներալ-գնդապետ Գուրգեն Դալիբալթայանը". news.am (in Armenian). 1 September 2015. Retrieved 1 September 2015.