Sevran, France, Armenian Genocide Memorial Khachkar

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide and those Armenian combatants who died for the liberty of France. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Inscription, Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):Local French-Armenian community members and institutions.
Placement:Freestanding sculptural work.
Physical Setting:In the urban fabric.
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Physical Condition:Very well preserved.
Inscription:"In the memory of the 1,500,000 Armenian victims of the first genocide of the 20th century perpetrated by the Ottoman Turkish authorities of 1915." "To the glory of the Armenian combatants and resistants who died for the freedom of France." (Translated from French).
Location:Sevran, France
Construction Began:1997-8
Construction Completed:1999
Dedication Date:April 18, 1999
Commemorative Activities:Inaugurated by Mayor of Sevran, Jaques Oudot (RPR), and Armenian Ambassador to France, His Excellency Edvard Nalbandian.
Notable Visitors:Mayer of Sevran Jaques Oudot (RPR).

Armenian Ambassador to France, His Excellency Edward Nalbandian.

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