Kentron, Yerevan, Alley of Gratitude

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Subject:The memorial features busts of twelve prominent non-Armenian humanitarians who provided aid to the survivors of the Armenian Genocide, bore witness to the atrocities, or supported international recognition. Those honored are Alma Johansson (1880-1974, Sweden), Anatole France (1844-1924, France), Armin Wegner (1886-1978, Germany), Karen Jeppe (1876-1935, Denmark), Henry Morgenthau (1856-1946, USA), Jakob Künzler, (1871-1949, Switzerland), Johannes Lepsius (1858-1926, Germany), Pierre Quillard (1864-1912, France), James Bryce (1838-1922, UK), Raphael Lemkin (1900-1959, Poland), Franz Werfel (1890-1945, Austria), and Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930, Norway). (view image)
Type of Memorial:Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):Yerevan State University faculty, staff and students.
Architect/Designer/Artist:Vladimir Antashyan
Placement:The memorial is located on the grounds of Yerevan State University, in front of the Sarkis and Mary Izmirlyan Library.
Physical Setting:Urban
Tourist Amenities:No
Physical Condition:Good condition
Location:Yerevan, Armenia
Opening Date:2015

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