Tiran Nersoyan (August 23, 1904 in Antep, Cilicia, Ottoman Empire – September 1, 1989 in New York) was an Armenian Apostolic clergyman. He was Patriarch-elect of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem very briefly in 1957–1958 but never received his position as Patriarch. Born in Antep in the Ottoman Empire, he was forced to leave to Syria because of the Armenian Genocide.

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  • Tiran Nersoyan (en arménien Տիրան Ներսոյան ; né à Antep le 23 août 1904 et mort à New York le 1er septembre 1989) est un patriarche arménien de Jérusalem élu mais non consacré en 1957-1958. (fr)
  • Tiran Nersoyan (August 23, 1904 in Antep, Cilicia, Ottoman Empire – September 1, 1989 in New York) was an Armenian Apostolic clergyman. He was Patriarch-elect of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem very briefly in 1957–1958 but never received his position as Patriarch. Born in Antep in the Ottoman Empire, he was forced to leave to Syria because of the Armenian Genocide. In 1943, Nersoyan was elected Archbishop Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America reporting to Catholicos of All Armenians in the Mother See of Etchmiadzin. He served for 10 years in office until 1953. In this period, Archbishop Nersoyan established 11 new churches, 21 priests were added to the clergy. He founded the Armenian Church Youth Organization of America (A.C.Y.O.A.) as well as a church choir association. Under his direction, land was purchased for St. Vartan Cathedral and Cultural Center in Manhattan, New York City at Second Avenue and 34th Street. The Primate was also a founder of the St. Nersess Seminary in New Rochelle, N.Y., and served as its dean. A religious scholar, Archbishop Nersoyan lectured extensively and wrote articles and theological studies in Armenian and English. The fifth edition of his translation and commentary of the Divine Liturgy of the Armenian Church was published in London in 1984. He died of cancer in New York City in September 1989. (en)
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  • 1904-8-23
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  • 1989-9-1
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  • Yeghishe Derderian
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  • Vacant
  • Guregh Israelian
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  • Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem (en)
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  • Tiran Nersoyan (en arménien Տիրան Ներսոյան ; né à Antep le 23 août 1904 et mort à New York le 1er septembre 1989) est un patriarche arménien de Jérusalem élu mais non consacré en 1957-1958. (fr)
  • Tiran Nersoyan (August 23, 1904 in Antep, Cilicia, Ottoman Empire – September 1, 1989 in New York) was an Armenian Apostolic clergyman. He was Patriarch-elect of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem very briefly in 1957–1958 but never received his position as Patriarch. Born in Antep in the Ottoman Empire, he was forced to leave to Syria because of the Armenian Genocide. (en)
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  • Tiran Nersoyan (fr)
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