Male, Deceased Person
1852 – 1936
Who was Gabriel Noradunkyan?
Gabriel Efendi Noradunkyan. Ottoman - Armenian statesman and bureaucrat. He served as the Minister of Trade in 1908 and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ottoman Empire from July 22, 1912 to January 23, 1913 during the reign of Mehmed V and the prime ministership of Ahmed Muhtar Pasha and Kâmil Pasha.
After graduating from Kadıkoy French School in Istanbul Noradunkyan, continued his education in Law and Political Science at Sorbonne University. He moved back to Istanbul in 1875 and was appointed secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Noradunkyan moved to Europe in 1915 and he was the head of the Armenian National Committee representing the Armenians in Lausanne. He was an ardent supporter of the establishment of an independent Armenian state in Anatolia. After the Treaty of Lausanne was signed, he moved to Paris, where he headed up a variety of Armenian aid organizations before dying in 1936.
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