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Levon Ter-Petrosyan
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World Leader
    (January 9, 1945- )
    Born in Aleppo, Syria
    Graduated from Oriental Studies Department of Yerevan State University (1968)
    Completed postgraduate studies at Leningrad Oriental Studies Institute (1971)
    Completed master's thesis (1972)
    Obtained doctoral degree (1987)
    Junior researcher at Literature Institute of Armenia (1972-1978)
    Science secretary member at Matenadaran (1978-1985)
    Senior researcher at Matenadaran (1985- )
    Leader of Karabakh Committee (February 1988)
    Deputy of Supreme Soviet of the Armenian SSR (August 27, 1989-August 4, 1990)
    Chairman of Armenian SSR Supreme Soviet (August 4, 1990-October 16, 1991)
    President of Armenia (October 16, 1991-February 13, 1998)
    He sold off his country's electricity to fuel the Nagorno-Karabakh War, literally leaving Armenians out in the dark.
    He rules Armenia as an autocrat, banning the main opposition party Armenian Revolutionary Federation and jailing its leaders.
    He even banned Yerkir, Armenia's largest daily newspaper owned by the opposition party he banned.
    His first name is 'novel' spelled backwards.
    He led protests accusing the government of vote fraud when he lost the elections (2008).
    He is often at odds with both Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh and Turkey over recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
    He resigned because of his growing unpopularity, economic difficulties and tensions with Azerbaijan.
    His family survived the Armenian Genocide.
    He's fluent in Armenian, Assyrian, Russian, French, English, German, Arabic and some extinct languages.
    With the exception of the 2008 election protests, he maintains a huge amount of privacy since his resignation, devoting his time to scientific study.

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