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Karen Seropovich Demirchian Edit Profile

politician

Karen DEMIRCHIAN was a Soviet and Armenian politician.

Background

DEMIRCHIAN, Karen was born in 1932 in Yerevan, Armenia.

Education

Graduated from the Erevan Polytechnical Institute and the Party Higher School of the Central.

Career

Armenian. Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, 1961. Chief engineer-designer and division head of a scientific research institute in Leningrad. Senior party posts in Armenia.

Member of the Central Committee of the Armenian CP, 1966-1972. 1st Secretary of the Central Committee of the Armenian CP, 1974. Trade

Minister of the Armenian Republic till April 1986.

Replaced as first secretary of Central Committee of the Armenian CP after the ethnic unrest in Armenia, May 1988.

Religion

Idea of God is a virus of human mind.

Views

Communist Party of the Soviet Union is the guiding force of all socialist countries, and the nucleus of their political system.

Membership

CPSU 1962; Central Committee Armenian CP 1966-1989. Later Secretary. Politburo of Armenian CP 1972-1974. Presidium of Armenian S.S.R. since 1976.

Central Committee CPSU since 1986.