Rita Sargsyan

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Rita Aleksandri Sargsyan (Armenian: Ռիտա Ալեքսանդրի Սարգսյան, née Dadayan (Դադայան), 6 March 1962 – 20 November 2020) was an Armenian socialite. She was the wife of President and Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan from 1983 until her death.[1]

From 2008 to 2018, she was the First Lady of Armenia.

Sargsyan was born to a military family in Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast. She was a music teacher.[2][3]

Sargsyan died at the age of 58 from COVID-19 on 20 November 2020.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Մահացել է Ռիտա Սարգսյանը". Armenia Today (in Armenian). Retrieved 2020-11-20.
  2. "Official website of the President of Armenia. Rita Sargsyan. First Lady of Armenia". Archived from the original on 2016-05-04. Retrieved 2020-11-20.
  3. Documentary "Married to the president", «Rossia 24» (in Armenian)