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Memorial Plaque in Avignon, France

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Subject:“To the memory of 1,500,000 Armenian victims of the genocide ordered by the Turkish authorities in power in 1915” (view image)
Type of Memorial:Commemorative Plaque
Sponsor(s):Memorial Plaque in Avignon, France.
Architect/Designer/Artist:Artist: “Paul”
Placement:Plate appears on the back of the statue of Jean Althen.
Physical Setting:No information available.
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Physical Condition:Plaque removed and broken into two pieces on June 5, 2010 by four individuals.
Inscription:“A la mémoire des 1,500,000 Arméniens victimes du génocide ordonné par les dirigeants turks au pouvoir en 1915”
Location:Avignon, France
Construction Began:Mid 1980s
Construction Completed:1988
Dedication Date:July 8, 1988
Additional Information:Editorial Broad of Armenian Encyclopedia. The Armenian Question. Yerevan: 1996.

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