Memorial Khachkar in Grenoble, France

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Inscription, Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):Local French-Armenian community members and institutions.
Placement:Freestanding sculptural work on the ground.
Physical Setting:In the city’s cemetery.
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Physical Condition:Very well preserved.
Inscription:"In the memory of the 1,500,000 victims of the Armenian genocide perpetrated by the government of the Young Turks in 1915." (Translated from Armenian and French).
Location:Public Cemetery
Grenoble, France
Construction Began:Mid 1990s
Construction Completed:1999
Dedication Date:June 5, 1999
Commemorative Activities:Inaugurated by Deputy Mayor Michel Destot and Ambassador of Armenia to France Edvard Nalbandian.
Notable Visitors:Deputy Mayor of Grenoble Michel Destot and
Ambassador of Armenia to France Edvard Nalbandian.
Additional Information:85 Commémoration du Génocide des Arméniens. Publication du Comité uni pour la Commémoration du Génocide arménien. Montréal, 2000.


85 Commémoration du Génocide des Arméniens. Publication du Comité uni pour la Commémoration du Génocide arménien. Montréal, 2000, p 33.