The Highest Title of the Republic of Armenia
National Hero of Armenia
The highest title of "National Hero of Armenia" is awarded for exclusive services of nation-wide importance rendered to the Republic of Armenia in the spheres of the defense of the state and the strengthening of law and order, as well as and for the creation of significant values.
Persons awarded with the highest title of "National Hero of Armenia" are given the Order of Motherland, which is carried on the left side of the chest.
The following persons have been awarded with the highest title of "National Hero of Armenia"
- Vazgen I, His Holiness Catholicos of All-Armenians - 28.07.1994
- Victor Hambardzumian - 11.10.1994
- Alec Manoukian - 14.10.1994
- Movses Gorgissian - 20.09.1996
- Geghaznik Mikaelian - 20.09.1996
- Monte Melkonian - 20.09.1996
- Tatoul Krpian - 20.09.1996
- Vitia Ayvazian - 20.09.1996
- Jivan Abrahamian - 20.09.1996
- Yuri Poghossian - 20.09.1996
- Karen Demirjian - 27.12.1999
- Vazgen Sarkissian - 27.12.1999
- Kirk Kirkorian - 27.05.2004
- Charles Aznavour - 27.05.2004
- Nikolay Ryzhkov - 05.12.2008