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Greek Refugees

DATE
Year: 1932
Decade: 1930s
Century: 20th (1901-2000)

Armenian document about refugees in Greece.

Translation:
“CERTIFICATE, WE the metropolitan of the Armenians in Greece certify that Dr. Diuran, son of Philip Erkeljian, was registered as a Greek citizen as shown from the number 1054 document, certified by the municipality of Peiraeus, of the age of 72 years old, and his wife Maria, daughter of Stephan Papatzian, 55 years old, both originating from Constantinople, they were married in 1907 in the Armenian church of Alexandria with a religious wedding officiated by the Arminian bishop of the above mentioned city Bartholomey. Athens, 16th of September 1932.”

The seal is from the “Holy Armenian Metropolis of Greece”

Translation by Machi Karanika (Associate professor at University of California, Irvine)