Saint Etienne, France, Armenian Genocide Memorial

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Inscription, Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):City of Saint Etienne & French-Armenian Community.
Architect/Designer/Artist:Artist: “Toros”
Placement:Freestanding sculptural work on the Place d’Arménie.
Physical Setting:In the urban fabric.
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Map Designation:Place d’Arménie
Physical Condition:Well preserved.
Inscription:"In the memory of the 1,500,000 Armenian victims of the first genocide of the 20th century perpetrated by Turkish authorities of 1915." (Translated from Armenian and French).
Location:Place d’Arménie
Saint Etienne, France
Construction Began:Mid 1980s
Construction Completed:1989
Dedication Date:April 23, 1989
History of Ownership:Owned by the city of Saint Etienne.
Commemorative Activities:Dedication by Mayor François Dubanchet.
Notable Visitors:Mayor François Dubanchet.
Additional Information:85 Commémoration du Génocide des Arméniens. Publication du Comité uni pour la Commémoration du Génocide arménien. Montréal, 2000.