Vardan Mamikonian

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Who is Vardan Mamikonian?

Vardan Mamikonian, also known as Saint Vardan was an Armenian military leader, a martyr and a saint of the Armenian Church.

Vardan Mamikonian, a member of the Mamikonian family, is revered as one of the greatest military and spiritual leaders of Christian Armenia in the 5th century. Saint Vardan Day, usually in February, is commemorated by churches in Armenia and the Armenian diaspora. He is considered a national hero. Major Armenian churches are named after Saint Vardan . A major equestrian statue representing him is found in the Armenian capital Yerevan.

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  • Saint Vartan

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on July 23, 2013

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