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Armenia: Presiding Officers of the Legislative Body: 1918-1920

Naxagah Hayastani Xorhrgi (Նախագահ Հայաստանի Խորհրգի) | Chairman of the Council of Armenia
1 Aug 1918 - 1 Aug 1919 Avetikʻ Hovhannesi Sahakyan (Ավետիք Հովհաննեսի Սահակյան) [1]
Naxagah Paṙlamenti (Նախագահ Պառլամենտի) | President of the Parliament
1 Aug 1919 - 5 Aug 1919 Avetikʻ Hovhannesi Sahakyan (Ավետիք Հովհաննեսի Սահակյան) (doyen d'âge) (x)
5 Aug 1919 - 4 Nov 1920 Awetis Aṙakʻeli Aharonyan (Աւետիս Առաքելի Ահարոնյան) (x) [2]
4 Nov 1920 - 2 Dec 1920 Hovhannes Ṙoubeni Kʻaǰaznouni (Հովհաննես Ռուբենի Քաջազնունի) [7]

[1] The Council of Armenia was adjourned sine die 4 Jun 1919 and was superseded by the Parliament.
[2] Between 5 Aug 1919 and 4 Nov 1920 the vice-presidents of the Parliament exercised the functions of President of the Parliament (Aharonyan) who had been elected in absentia and never assumed the presidency, staying abroad on a diplomatic mission.
  Pʻox-Naxagah Paṙlamenti (Փոխ-Նախագահ Պառլամենտի) | Vice-President of the Parliament
  5 Aug 1919 - 4 Nov 1920 Lewon Sełbosi Šantʻ (Լեւոն Սեղբոսի Շանթ) [3][4]
  5 Aug 1919 - 10 Aug 1919 Sargis Šahnazari Araratyan (Սարգիս Շահնազարի Արարատյան)
  Paṙlamenti Awagagoyn Andam (Պառլամենտի աւագագոյն անդամ) | Senior Member of the Parliament [5]
  10 Aug 1919 - 16 Sep 1919 Hovsep Hovhannesi Arłoutʻyan (Հովսեփ Հովհաննեսի Արղության)
  Pʻox-Naxagah Paṙlamenti (Փոխ-Նախագահ Պառլամենտի) | Vice-President of the Parliament
  16 Sep 1919 - 4 Nov 1920 Sirakan Fadeyi (Tʻadevosi) Tigranyan (Սիրական Ֆադեյի [Թադևոսի] Տիգրանյան) [6]
  6 Nov 1919 - 4 Nov 1920 Avetikʻ Hovhannesi Sahakyan (Ավետիք Հովհաննեսի Սահակյան) (x)
[3] Original name: Nahašpetyan (Նահաշպետյան), also known as Sełbosyan (Սեղբոսյան).
[4] Elected vice-president of the Parliament in absentia (5 Aug 1919) and remained outside the national territory until his arrival to Armenia; took chair as presiding officer of the Parliament for the first time 8 Dec 1919; re-elected as vice-president 4 Nov 1920 and served to 2 Dec 1920.
[5] Assumed the office of the President of the Parliament as the eldest deputy after the resignaiton of Araratyan (another vice-president Šantʻ being absent from Armenia).
[6] Re-elected as vice-president 4 Nov 1920 and served to 2 Dec 1920.
[7] Original family name: Igitʻxanyan (Իգիթխանյան); Kʻaǰaznouni (Քաջազնունի) is also spelled Kʻačʻaznouni (Քաչազնունի).
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