YEREVAN CHRONOLOGY

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1921


The National Gallery of Armenia was founded by the decision of the Soviet Armenian Government, as the Art Department, one of the five departments of the State Museum.


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1513-1735


During Ottoman-Persian Wars Yerevan “changed hands” 14 times. Western Armenia fell into the neighboring Ottoman hands, while Eastern Armenia stayed part of Safavid Iran.

1880


Yerevan's first newspaper was "Psak" ("The Wreath"), which was first published on March 15, 1880.