YEREVAN CHRONOLOGY

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1959


The opening of the David of Sassoun statue (sculptor Yervand Kochar) took place in the square near the railway station.


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1991


Vladimir Lenin's monument was dismantled, prior to the independence of Armenia. The statue was erected in 1940.

1860


Erivan was divided into 7 districts: Kond, Shagar, Damirbulag (Shorbulag, Shorakhbyur), Dzoragyugh, Nortax, Malakani-tagh and Nork.