|11th and 15th Prime Minister of Armenia|
17 April 2018 – 23 April 2018
|Preceded by||Karen Karapetyan|
|Succeeded by||Karen Karapetyan (Acting)|
26 March 2007 – 9 April 2008
|Preceded by||Andranik Margaryan|
|Succeeded by||Tigran Sargsyan|
|3rd President of Armenia|
9 April 2008 – 9 April 2018
|Prime Minister||Tigran Sargsyan|
|Preceded by||Robert Kocharyan|
|Succeeded by||Armen Sarkissian|
|Born||30 June 1954|
Stepanakert, Soviet Union
|Political party||Republican Party|
(m. 1983; her death 2020)
|Alma mater||Yerevan State University|
Political career[change | change source]
He became the Armenian defense minister in 1993. In 1995 he was head of Armenian state security department and minister of national security in 1996. In 1999, he became Robert Kocharyan's chief of staff, then secretary of the national security council, and defense minister. He became prime minister in 2007.
On 17 April 2018, Sargsyan became Prime Minister of Armenia. Following mass-scale protests, he resigned from the office six days later on 23 April. Former Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan succeeded Sargsyan as acting Prime Minister.
Personal life[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Official biography of Serzh Sargsyan". Archived from the original on 2010-12-19. Retrieved 2012-05-02.
- "RPA nominates Serge Sargsyan for President". PanArmenian.net. 2007-11-10. Retrieved 2007-11-11. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Armenia: Sarkisian Sworn In As President", Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, April 9, 2008.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2004-06-29. Retrieved 2012-05-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Armenian PM resigns after protests". BBC News. 23 April 2018. Retrieved 23 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)